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Nutting’s trial to begin in April

Ray Nutting, right, sits with his attorney, David Weiner, in court on Feb. 21. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The trial of El Dorado County District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting was confirmed during a Feb. 21 hearing. El Dorado County Deputy District Attorney James Clinchard, noting that co-prosecutor Deputy Attorney General Peter Wellings was unable to attend the hearing, confirmed the April 8 trial. Clinchard outlined the trial — potential jurors coming in on […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rollover causes injuries to alleged drunk driver

A vehicle rolled over Monday morning in El Dorado Hills, causing an allegedly drunk driver to sustain major injuries. Christina Fifer was driving her 1990 Dodge Durango westbound on Highway 50 just west of Bass Lake Road at 7:15 a.m., according to CHP Officer Quinn Cuthbertson. She was allegedly under the influence and allowed her […]

Comments Off / February 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Overnight standoff ends with arrest

An overnight standoff ended with a parolee’s arrest in El Dorado Hills Friday morning. On Feb. 13, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a subject wanted for alleged parole violation was living in El Dorado Hills, according to a sheriff’s press release. Deputies also received information that the suspect might have had […]

Comments Off / February 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting trial pushed back

A status hearing regarding the case against El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting ended with a new trial date. Nutting’s attorney David Weiner began the hearing by telling Judge Tim Buckley that he would not be ready for the original trial date. The court then recessed while a meeting was held in the judge’s chambers. […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 »