BloodSource needs healthy donors

BloodSource recently announced that cold and flu season – including respiratory illnesses and H1N1 – are impacting blood collections in Northern and Central California. BloodSource is requesting that healthy and eligible blood donors donate blood today or in the very near future. BloodSource provides blood and services to more than 40 hospitals in a 26-county […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Rescue District opening kindergarten enrollment

Rescue Union School District welcomes regular Kindergarten, Junior (Transitional) Kindergarten, new student registration and transfer requests for the 2014-15 school year. Registration will begin on Feb. 12 at all schools in the district based upon designated boundaries. To find your school of attendance please check our boundary map at or contact the district office […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EID eys drought declaration, surcharge

On Feb. 4, a special meeting of the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors will convene to consider declaring a Stage 1 water alert. It has been widely reported that 2013 was the driest year in recorded history for many areas of California. Current conditions suggest much of the same for 2014. “There are […]

January 31, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

Cameron Park Crime Watch: January 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: New year find Jan. 1: Ammunition was found behind a Coach Lane motel. Left behind Jan. 2: A woman left her phone wallet on a Cameron Park Drive store shelf and both were stolen. The victim’s credit card was later used at Red Hawk Casino. Theft […]

February 04, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 23-29

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Copper theft Jan. 23: Thieves stole copper wire rom a Felton Court construction site. Pretty petty Jan. 24: A petty theft was reported on Dunwood Drive. Searched Jan. 24: Deputies conducted a probation search at a Keswick Drive home and reportedly found marijuana in […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

General Plan update hearings discussed

A timeline for completing approval of the Targeted General Plan Amendment-Zoning Ordinance Update was discussed at Thursday’s El Dorado County Planning Commission meeting, including tentative dates when hearings before the Planning Commission will be held. Commissioners were given a head’s up that in late February, the Board of Supervisors is expected to kick-off the approval […]

January 30, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged

Donor recipients ‘Light Up the World’ at Rose Bowl Parade

On May 17, 2011, Linda Wright received startling news. The long-time Cameron Park resident had been sick for weeks but she’d thought it was the flu. She had no idea there was anything wrong with her liver. “I wasn’t getting any better, so I finally saw my doctor and he referred me to a gastroenterologist. […]

February 04, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,