Axel Fire contained

Cal Fire officials reported yesterday afternoon that the Axel Fire between Rescue and Coloma is 100 percent contained. The fire started Saturday and scorched 74 acres. Cal Fire previously reported that 100 acres burned but that number was revised Monday afternoon due to better mapping, fire officials said. No structures were damaged or destroyed and […]

Scout passes on her passion for science

What do you get when you have a passion for math and science, supportive parents, inspiring teachers and a desire to help others? Meet Medha Aiyah, a Girl Scout on a quest to make a difference in the world.

Medha is a Folsom High School senior and on her way to obtaining her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement award a Girl Scout can earn.

Animal Services offers $20 adult cat adoptions

For a limited time, El Dorado County Animal Services has lowered its adoption fee for adult cats at its shelters in Diamond Springs and South Lake Tahoe. Adult cats older than 1 can be adopted at either shelter for only $20 through the end of July. All adoptable cats at the shelters are spayed or […]

Crews attack brush fire

A fire that began Saturday around 4:30 p.m. near Axel and Barrister courts near the South Fork of the American River has consumed about 100 acres of brush and timber.

The Axel Fire between Rescue and Coloma brought together emergency officials and fire crews from El Dorado Hills Fire, U.S. Forest Service, Garden Valley Fire, Sacramento Metro Fire, El Dorado County Fire, Georgetown Fire, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department and the Bureau of Land Management.

Speed cuber widens his range

How does one perfect his craft more than solving a Rubik’s Cube in 6 seconds? For Oak Ridge High School senior Paul Mahvi, who we first featured in 2015 for his dizzying Rubik’s Cube and other shape puzzle solves — which have earned him the nickname Speed Cuber —  it’s becoming an expert in his […]

Handen kicks it, hopes for gold in Israel

Incoming Oak Ridge High School freshman and soccer player David Handen has arrived in Israel to represent the United States at the 20th World Maccabiah Games this month.

First held in 1932, the World Maccabiah Games are an international Jewish multi-sport event held every four years in Israel often referred to as the Jewish Olympics. This year’s games take place July 4-18, involving 78 countries and more than 9,000 athletes.

EDH Crime Watch: June 22-28

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: June 22 8:30 p.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. June 24 11:24 a.m. Deputies arrested a 35-year-old man on suspicion of battery after he allegedly struck another man during a road rage incident on Post Street. June 26 9:20 […]