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My Turn: Everyone needs access to modern emergency communications

El Dorado Hills Fire Chief David Roberts As a fire chief, “record-setting” years are not something I look forward to. But as of June last year fire conditions in California were already the “worst on record.” By year’s end the 2015 wildfire season was the costliest in U.S. history since 1960, with more than $1.7 billion […]

May 18, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Firefighters train for swift water rescues

With summer approaching and the rivers and waterways in the area become a hot spot for many to cool off, area fire crews took to the water to train for swift water rescues. El Dorado Hills and Rescue Fire Department crews ran drills and learned the ropes to perform successful swift water rescues Thursday at […]

May 03, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged

Spring has sprung: Experience nature’s wonders on Gardens of the Hills tour

Some of our area’s most gorgeous garden oases are open to explore, admire and offer inspiration during the eighth annual Gardens of the Hills tour presented by the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills May 6 & 7. Ticket holders may enjoy four residential gardens and art displays plus a lush, 2-acre garden in the Four […]

May 03, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Diligent decathletes prep for brainy brawl

In the world of Academic Decathlon you won’t see bone-crushing tackles or buzzer-beating three pointers. There are no trash-talking parents or bench-clearing brawls. Still, these events can be thrillingly competitive and require as much dedication and preparation as any sport. These intellectual gladiators train relentlessly, challenging themselves mentally the same way athletes do physically. Ponderosa […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Development manager joins Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County has named Valerie Piotrowski of El Dorado Hills as its new development manager. Piotrowski was the director of foundations and community relations for the Salvation Army, Del Oro Division, and served in the administrations of former California governors George Deukmejian and Pete Wilson as a senior-level communications […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Fire Board candidate: Jim Hartley

An El Dorado Hills Fire Board director for the past 16 years, Jim Hartley is looking to hold his seat. A 37-year resident of El Dorado Hills, Hartley built his house in 1979, where he and his wife raised a daughter. His fire service career started at 16 years old as a volunteer in the West […]

October 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

El Dorado County photographers get carded

Laura Newell El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce The California Welcome Center and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce are announcing the three winners of a recent photo contest featuring photographs taken around scenic El Dorado County. The winning photos will be used as postcards that are sold in the California Welcome Center Gift Shop […]

October 19, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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