EDH man remembers piloting troop transport on D-Day

On June 7, 1944, an El Dorado Hills man turned 18 years old. The previous day, he was manning the throttle of a landing craft tank, dropping off men and vehicles on the beaches of Normandy for the D-Day invasion. Ed Salata, then a Motor Machinist 2nd Petty Officer with the 103rd Combat Engineers, manned […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Nutting removed from board

A judge ruled Friday morning that the District 2 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors seat would be declared vacant and the former supervisor would serve three years probation. Judge Timothy Buckley began the judgment and sentencing hearing of Supervisor Ray Nutting, who represented the south side of El Dorado Hills, by saying there was an […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Road work will close lanes in Cameron Park

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement lane closures on Cameron Park Drive from just south of Highway 50 to Hacienda Road that will result in one-lane of traffic controlled by flaggers and a pilot car.  The lane closures will occur between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. during some nights, […]

June 09, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged

Have an adventure with the American River Conservancy

Mountain Bike Ride First Saturday of each month through August, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. (approx.) This ride, geared for new riders, will be led by Tom Petersen, an ARC supporter, trail author, and bike enthusiast. You will enjoy this non-technical ride on unpaved roads and wide trails. Tom can also answer questions about brake adjustments, tire […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Student of the Month: Heidi Jaerger

Oak Meadow Elementary fifth-grader Heidi Jaerger just came to the El Dorado Hills school a year ago but she’s left an impression that will undoubtedly last for decades and earned her the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Student of the Month award. “I was just so lucky to have her this year,” said teacher […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: May 29 through June 4

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Follow the footprints May 29: Winding Oak Lane residents reported finding someone’s bare footprints on the floor near the home’s back door. Nothing appeared to be missing. Taken May 29: A petty theft was reported on Montrose Way. Sticky fingers May 29: Deputies cited an […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Madeline’s story: Volunteer’s life changed with Mexico experience

Rolling Hills Christian Church sent its largest-ever mission team to Antochistas, Mexico, right outside of Tijuana earlier this year; 200 kids and 58 adults built eight homes and a church campus. Volunteers also hosted Vacation Bible School and a soccer tournament. Madeline Lenz, 17, was one of those lucky volunteers whose life has forever changed thanks to this experience. The El […]

June 18, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,