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Mold forces firefighters out of Latrobe station

El Dorado Hills Fire Station 91 in Latrobe has been closed due to the discovery of black mold. “The crews complained of a musty odor after all that rain we had,” Fire Chief Dave Roberts said. An inspection didn’t turn up anything until staff with West Coast Restorations was authorized to conduct “destructive testing,” tearing […]

March 30, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Grow for it! How your extra garden harvest can make a difference

Robin Stanley UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County If you are like many gardeners in El Dorado County, the last few years of drought have put a crimp in your veggie gardening.  Worries about water caused many gardeners to sharply reduce the size of their gardens and, as a result, the size of their harvest. […]

May 10, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Spring means it’s time for the Master Gardener plant sale

With plenty of rain this year, it’s time to think about adding to your landscape, putting in a vegetable garden or planting some fruit trees. After all, what could be tastier and healthier than fresh vegetables and fruit straight from the backyard to your dinner table? Fresh, homegrown produce also makes welcomed gifts for those who can’t grow […]

April 26, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Master Food Preservers: What’s in your pantry?

Summer Brasuel UCCE Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County The most rewarding thing about home preserving is having a variety of pantry items at my fingertips; items I know my family loves and enjoys with the added bonus of feeling good about the ingredients contained in those jars. Meat broth, salsas, tomato products of […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Early work by Claude Monet on exhibit at Legion of Honor

“Still Life with Melon” by Claude Monet (ca. 1872, Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon) The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco announces “Monet: The Early Years” at the Legion of Honor, the first major U.S. exhibition devoted to the initial phase of Claude Monet’s (French, 1840-1926) career. Through approximately 60 paintings the exhibition demonstrates the radical […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Father/ son ensure the middle school band lives on

Father and son Glen Cain and Ben Cain have more than 50 years of experience between them as public school music teachers in El Dorado County, molding the young minds of thousands of area youth to not just learn to read music and play an instrument, but to be better people too. Ben, the band […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Top 5 stories of 2016 — No. 5: Latrobe fire station a hazard

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department got more than it bargained for with the Latrobe Fire District Annexation when Latrobe’s fire station became inhabitable in March 2016 due to mold. A decision about what to do with the building wasn’t made until months later when the El Dorado Hills Fire Board voted in November to spend no […]

January 04, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,
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