Rock out at Sac State auction

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but put a lot of stones together and you’ll gather a crowd of people. Sacramento State’s annual Geology Club Rock Auction is at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in the Alumni Center. More than 150 rock and mineral samples will be up for grabs, from small gemstones up to […]

November 14, 2012 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

November is California Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month

State law requires CO alarms in most homes SACRAMENTO — November is Carbon Monoxide Awareness month and Cal Fire is reminding all residents of the importance of having a working carbon monoxide alarm. As of July 1, 2011, state law requires owners of single family homes with attached garages or fossil fuel sources for heating […]

November 14, 2012 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Quitting tobacco for a day could lead to quitting for good

The Great American Smokeout, a national campaign that asks smokers to give up tobacco for 24 hours in hopes that they will quit for good, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15 this year. “We encourage anyone in El Dorado County who smokes to join in the Great American Smokeout,” said Christy White, supervising health […]

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Student of the Month: Madison Steel

Madison Steel received the honor of Student of the Month at the Nov. 7 Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting. The 10-year-old always has a “happy, positive outlook on life,” boasted fifth-grade teacher Vicki Nelson. “She has a quiet competence,” she continued, explaining that Madision does not boast or have a “showy” personality. She helps other […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 1-7

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Smashed Nov. 1: Someone bashed in the rear window of a vehicle parked on El Dorado Hills Boulevard, causing more than $500 in damage. Vandals busy Nov. 1: Vandalism was reported on Windplay Drive. While you were sleeping Nov. 1: Thieves broke into a […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: November

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Gone Nov. 1: Grand theft was reported on La Canada Drive. Poking around Nov. 1: Someone tampered with a motor home parked in a De Sabla Road driveway. Burgled Nov. 2: A vehicle burglary was reported on Rodeo Road. This your bike? Nov. 2: […]

December 04, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Incumbents hold fire board seats

Incumbent fire board members Jim Hartley and John Hidahl retained their board seats in the Nov. 6 general election. As of Friday, Nov. 9, Hartley had 27.97 percent of the vote, a total of 7,839 votes. Hidahl followed with 6,788 votes for 24.22 percent of the total. Challenger Sherry Petersen mustered 5,035 votes: 17.96 percent, […]

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