Veterans Day event honors Mote, Korean War vets

The Friends of the El Dorado County Veterans Monument host the seventh annual Veterans Day ceremony in celebration of the nation’s veterans 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Monument at the El Dorado County Government Center, 360 Fair Lane, Placerville. The ceremony commences with the call to order and presentation of the colors. […]

November 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 25-30

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Don’t fight back Oct. 25: Deputies arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of battery against an officer on Beatty Drive. Vandals strike Oct. 26: Vandalism was reported on Garlenda Drive. Busted Oct. 27: An 18-year-old man received a citation after he allegedly tried to […]

November 07, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Walter Larsen recalls life in the Navy

“We were so lucky,” said 88-year-old Walter Larsen, speaking of the crew of the USS Sperry — a Fulton-class submarine tender that Larsen served on from 1942 to 1944 in the South Pacific. Larsen was a young shipyard worker at Bethlehem Steel in San Francisco when the attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States […]

November 14, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Relish’s Righton resurrects Montano pub

The abrupt closure of Kinnee O’Reilly Irish Pub in August left patrons longing for a proper pint of Guinness. Local restaurateur Richard Righton feels their pain. Last week he announced plans to reopen the El Dorado Hills pub on or about Dec. 1 with the same great Irish brews, a new menu and a new […]

October 31, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

‘Outliers’ catch a break

High school district policy change allows outlying middle schoolers to attend same high school as their classmates Eleven-year-old Steven Phemester approached Trustee Kevin Brown after the Oct. 23 El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees meeting and thanked him for “letting me stay with my friends when I get to high school.” “I […]

October 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge celebrates Homecoming

Oak Ridge High School students take their school spirit to a higher level this week to celebrate Homecoming. The community is invited to celebrate with the Trojans at the Nov. 2 Homecoming Parade and the big game later the same day. “I’m looking forward to everything being put together,” said Nicole Sciutto,  activity coordinator of […]

October 31, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 19-24

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:  What’s inside? Oct. 19: Someone found a safe and tin box hidden near a Meadow Wood Court vacant lot. The safe reportedly contained marijuana. Of-fence-ive Oct. 19: Vandals damaged an Alondra Court home’s fence. Bag grab Oct. 19: A theft victim reported a bag […]

October 31, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,