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Fire department employee enjoys Gold Rush history, playing piano

Sandy Sanders can often be found doing whatever needs to be done at the El Dorado Hills Fire Department, where she’s been for seven years as an administrative assistant. Sanders ...

Wine, music benefit volunteer Pipes and Drums band in El Dorado Hills

Locals can join the El Dorado Hills Fire Department for the El Dorado Hills Firefighters’ Association’s 40th annual Wine, Cheese and Brew Fundraiser Festival. The fundraiser t ...

El Dorado Hills Fire Department opposes to state fire prevention fee

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department Board of Directors adopted a resolution opposing the newly implemented State Responsibility Area fees, which will impose additional financial bu ...

Folsom toddler drowns in pool

With the summer beginning today, parents need to remember to keep an extra eye on young swimmers. Just before 6 p.m. on Monday, June 11, the Folsom Fire Department responded to the ...

Friends shave heads for cancer battle at El Dorado Hills fundraiser

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Retired El Dorado Hills Fire Department Engineer Mike Logan is in the fight of his life — literally. Logan was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 19 ...

Fire Department hosts honor guard exercises

Timing, marching, synchronization, discipline and honor are a few of the traits needed to be a successful honor guard. More than 40 law enforcement and firefighters attended Honor ...

For fire chief, home is where the Harley is

A quick stop for groceries in 1988 led to David Roberts’ career with the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. He has been the El Dorado Hills fire chief since May 2011. Prior to that ...

Reporter's Notebook: Reporter experiences a day in the life of a firefighter

After experiencing a fire myself, I wanted to take a closer look at what goes on at the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. I spent a 12-hour day with the El Dorado Hills Station 85 B ...

Flags for the fallen

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and many locals are remembering what the day means to them. Terry McNeil, 64, is the owner of T.D.M. Insuranc ...

Brew fest supports firefighters

The community can enjoy a night filled with wine tasting and dancing alongside their local firefighters. The El Dorado Hills Firefighters’ Association will hold the 39th annual ...

Roberts takes over as fire chief

El Dorado Hills Fire Department has a new chief who has decades of experience with the department. David Roberts took over the position May 10. He said he started his fire figh ...

Familiar Faces: Firefighter does turn as Santa's elf, enjoys sports

Fighting fires isn’t just for the boys. Lisa Perillo is one of four female firefighters with the El Dorado Hills Fire Department, originally starting out as a volunteer. While i ...

Locals seek ways to help Japan

With the recent tragedy in Japan, some locals are looking for ways to help. Krystal Merideth, 21, of Fair Oaks, is an Allstate Insurance Agent in El Dorado Hills and quickly got to ...

Paramedics deserve praise

Recently, I was very unlucky to have a tree I was cutting down fall on me. The tree dislocated my right foot, breaking bone on one side and pulling ligaments on the other. My wife ...

Brian Veerkamp will be missed

Thank you, Fire Chief Brian Veerkamp for your years of dedicated service to the El Dorado Hills community. We especially appreciate your unending support of our El Dorado Hills S ...