Oak Ridge hosts youth track meet series

The Sacramento Running Association has partnered with Oak Ridge High School to host a series of free youth track meets this summer. Calling it Friday Nights Under the Lights, SRA is on a mission to improve children’s fitness by introducing them to an active lifestyle at an early age. The third and final meet is […]

July 03, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Nutting calls charges politically motivated; Harn, Pierson fight back

While he awaits a new court date, Supervisor Ray Nutting has taken his defense public, claiming “political motives” have put him under public scrutiny and subject to a number of legal charges, both felony and misdemeanor. Nutting specifically identifies El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson and El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn as being […]

July 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Senior Day Care moving forward

El Dorado Hills seniors have long enjoyed their local Senior Center’s activities. Soon, senior caregivers will enjoy its newest program — Senior Day Care. Recommended by District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to establish a Senior Day Care program at the Ramona “Moni” Gilmore Senior Center at 990 Lassen […]

July 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Big Brothers Big Sisters gets big check

Last week El Dorado Disposal Service and Waste Connections Inc.  presented a $45,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County. The funds will be used to support a number of in-demand mentoring programs serving local children ages 5 to 18, and for recruiting and training adult volunteers. It is the largest individual donation […]

July 03, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Beware of phone scam

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a new variation of phone scam that impersonates law enforcement. In this recent case, the caller portrayed himself as an FBI agent who claimed he has discovered you won a prize that was never awarded to you. The scammer then asks for money to be sent […]

July 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: June 20-26

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandals busy June 20: Vandalism was reported by two separate victims on King George Circle. More vandalism was reported on King Edward Drive and Tea Rose Circle. Grab and go June 20: A woman reported that someone stole her wallet and cell phone from […]

July 03, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Barn cats benefit from Night of Caribbean Splendor

Pirates and barn cats will share more than just temperament this July as Animal Outreach hosts its evening extravaganza and fundraiser, “Barn Cats of the Caribbean,” Saturday, July 20, at the Cameron Park Community Center. The evening event is both a fundraiser for Animal Outreach’s Barn Cat Program and a celebration of the program’s third […]

July 02, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,