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Woman dies in early morning rollover

An El Dorado Hills woman died early Friday morning wreck, according to the California Highway Patrol. Talia Ferris, 33, was driving her 1999 Ford Expedition southbound on El Dorado Hills Boulevard south of Olson Lane at about 3:13 a.m. when she “allowed her vehicle to drift off the right shoulder,” CHP Officer Quinn Cuthbertson said. She […]

5 Comments / August 18, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Thomas to get prison diagnostic

Brandi Thomas, the woman convicted of a devastating DUI crash in El Dorado Hills that severely injured two bicyclists in 2008, will undergo an evaluation that will determine if she should be sent to prison. Thomas appeared in El Dorado County Superior Court last Wednesday, admitting to a probation violation. She faces seven years in state […]

No Comment / August 12, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting, Pierson conflicts continue

El Dorado County District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting may have more conflicts of interest to explain, according to District Attorney Vern Pierson. “Last week our office discovered that District 2 Supervisor Nutting applied to be certified for Public Housing (Section 8), Housing and Urban Development as a landlord for property he owns in El Dorado […]

1 Comment / August 05, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Broken gas line sparks Serrano fire

A contractor working on Gresham Drive Friday morning broke a half-inch gas line, resulting in a fire that burned a tractor and the home’s front lawn The fire was originally reported as a machinery fire at 10:19 a.m., said El Dorado Hills Fire Battalion Chief Mike Lilienthal. When fire crews arrived, the encountered “thick, black smoke” […]

No Comment / July 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Boy drowns in Jenkinson Lake

A 6-year-old boy drowned July 21 in Jenkinson Lake in Sly Park. At about 4 p.m., El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies, sheriff’s marine units, U.S. Forest rangers, a USFS canine unit, local fire departments and a CHP helicopter responded to a report of a missing child in the Bumpy Meadows picnic area, a press release […]

No Comment / July 24, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Man dies in Tahoe plane crash

A single engine airplane crashed shortly after takeoff Monday morning from the South Lake Tahoe airport, killing the pilot and injuring the passenger. Multiple witnesses reported seeing the plane lose altitude after takeoff, a press release stated. The plane banked sharply toward woods to the east of the airport. It crashed into large pine trees […]

No Comment / July 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Crime Watch: June 27-July 3

June 27 6:10 a.m. A 19-year-old female victim reported vandalism on Brindlewood Drive. 12:10 p.m. Det cord found in the parking lot of Stephen Harris Park near Tam O Shanter Drive. June 28 10:50 p.m. A juvenile male was arrested for allegedly stealing alcohol from Safeway on Francisco Drive. June 30 8:20 a.m. A male […]

No Comment / July 11, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »