Lucky little lamb nursed back to health

It’s breakfast time for Ivy and the little Barbados sheep can hardly hold still in Linda Lewis’ arms. She sees the bottles. Earlier this month this lamb could barely hold up her head. Ivy’s mother gave birth to triplets on Sept. 28 and rejected the littlest of the bunch, leaving the newborn girl on her own […]

October 23, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 10-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Packages undelivered Oct. 10: A Shefffield Drive resident reported boxes stolen from his front porch. Easy access Oct. 11: A thief stole items from an unlocked vehicle parked on Tah Nee Way. No phone Oct. 11: Someone stole an iPhone left in an unlocked […]

October 23, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge students learning — 21st century style

During a recent lesson on enzymes, Oak Ridge science teacher Casey Rhyan stood in the back of his second period biology class acting more as coach than lecturer. Students worked with their own Samsung Galaxy tablets, engaged as they conducted research and worked at their own pace as part of Oak Ridge’s blended learning pilot […]

October 16, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Community efforts take flight; Mercy Helipad dedicated

Sometimes, it takes a village to complete a major project. That was the general consensus as community leaders gathered in the autumn sunshine for the dedication of the Klein Family Helipad at Mercy Hospital of Folsom on Oct. 9. The helicopter landing pad, located just east of the hospital parking lot, allows air ambulances to […]

October 16, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Road closures planned for Oak Ridge homecoming parade

From 4 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, local roads will close for Oak Ridge’s homecoming parade. The following roads will be affected: Harvard Way between Tah-Nee Way and Silva Valley Parkway; Clermont Way between Harvard Way and Brisbane Circle; Brisbane Circle West between Clermont Way and St. Andrews Drive; St. Andrews Drive between Brisbane […]

October 16, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Sheriff’s Dept. collecting old medication

Sheriff John D’Agostini will be participating in the National Drug Take Back Day, promoted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, by setting up collection stations on Saturday, Oct. 26. Many households may have unused or expired drugs and medications in their medicine cabinet. These drugs can become a safety hazard, placing children, teenagers and other […]

October 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 3-9

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Prying eyes Oct. 3: Someone pried open a Summerfield Way mailbox cluster but it’s unclear if any mail was stolen. Taking the tailgate Oct. 3: An Oak Ridge High School teacher reported his truck’s tailgate stolen while the vehicle was parked in a Harvard […]

October 16, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,