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Recalled solar panels still being replaced in EDH

July 9, 2013 had been a relatively quiet day for Alicia Barranco. She had recently been released from the hospital and was recovering at home. She smelled smoke and thought it might be toast or a coffee pot burning. She went back to bed after being unable to find the source of the smell. But […]

Comments Off / January 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting gets new date

A Friday hearing, largely in the judge’s chambers, for Ray Nutting outlined possible dates for jury selection for the District 2 county supervisor’s trial jury selection. Two days, plus an afternoon after normal court is held, will be used for jury selection starting Feb. 11, continuing Feb. 13 and 14. Defense attorney David Weiner noted […]

Comments Off / January 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff lists stolen items

Throughout recent months El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department detectives have been investigating an increasingly high volume of residential burglaries. As previously released, four suspects were arrested related to burglaries. One of those suspects was Gary Joseph Masse who was paroled in July 2013 after serving prison time for a previous burglary conviction. On Dec. ¬†6 […]

Comments Off / December 31, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Barber Jon’ hurt in head-on wreck

Barber Jon

A head-on collision left one man dead in El Dorado Hills on Dec. 7. Gerald Clifton, 68, was driving a 2010 Buick Lucerne northbound on El Dorado Hills Boulevard north of Crown Drive at 7:20 a.m. when, for an unknown reason, he drifted over the double yellow lines into the southbound lane, a California Highway […]

Comments Off / December 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Granite Bay teen thwarts apparent burglar

A 14-year-old girl was instrumental in catching a reportedly man attempting to burglarize her home Oct. 23. Placer County deputies responded to the Granite Bay home on Barton Road after the girl called her mother and told her a man was trying to break in, according to a sheriff’s press release. The mother called 911 […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tax man catches up to former EDH attorney

A federal jury found an El Dorado Hills man guilty of tax evasion of nearly $450,000 last Thursday. Donald M. Wanland Jr., 53, an attorney in Sacramento, was found guilty of 28 tax-related criminal charges, “including attempting to evade personal income taxes for the tax years 2000 through 2003, failing to file tax returns for […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Chartraw sentenced

A former El Dorado Hills man who pleaded guilty to a multimillion-dollar wire fraud involving the supposed sale of precious metal-laden bars was sentenced to more than four years in prison and nearly $3 million in restitution on Aug. 29. After victims submitted many letters discussing the impacts of Daniel Chartraw’s actions,¬†United States District Judge […]

2 Comments / September 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »