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Teen dies in wreck

EL DORADO HILLS — A Roseville teenager died in a Monday night wreck. Domingo Dionicio, 19, suffered fatal injuries when the vehicle he was riding in collided with a tree, according to California Highway Patrol reports. On June 20 at approximately 11:45 p.m. Juan Melgarujpan, 20, from Roseville was driving a 2007 Honda Civic at a high […]

No Comment / June 24, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Read More »

Second arrest for suspect

Robert Lee Edmonds

A Cameron Park man arrested on suspicion of child molestation last month is back behind bars after El Dorado County sheriff’s officials said they have identified several additional victims. Robert Lee Edmonds, 23, was arrested on a felony warrant last Thursday, accused of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor younger than 14 as well as […]

No Comment / June 20, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Read More »

Supervisors OK recommended budget; changes likely

By a vote of 3-2, El Dorado County Supervisors accepted a “recommended budget” on June 14. Brian Veerkamp, Sue Novasel and Michael Ranalli representing districts 3, 5 and 4, respectively, overrode the opposition of District 1 and District 2 Supervisors Ron Mikulaco and Shiva Frentzen. Following a full day of budget-related hearings June 13, the […]

No Comment / June 20, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Measure E ahead; Measure G behind

The bitterly contested Measures E and G split votes almost into a mirror image of each other. As reported by the El Dorado County Elections Department on June 8, yes on Measure E received 51 percent of the vote and no on E got 48 percent, a swing of 1,711 votes; G is losing by swapped percentages […]

No Comment / June 13, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Former ORHS coach arrested

Michael Martis

The Sacramento Police Department announced the arrest of former Oak Ridge High School coach Michael Martis Friday. The 57-year-old is accused of having a sexual relationship with a St. Francis Catholic High School student. Martis served as the Sacramento high school’s softball coach before he transferred to El Dorado Hills, where he coached for one season. “Oak […]

1 Comment / June 13, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County supports community human trafficking awareness efforts

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency is working with the community and county partners to support local outreach and education efforts to combat human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where victims are controlled or forced to perform labor, are sexually exploited […]

No Comment / June 06, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grants Gala highlights nonprofits

Six West Slope nonprofits will receive $60,000 in grants from Women’s Fund El Dorado at its annual Grants Gala, set for June 3 at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The recipient 501(c)(3) organizations were selected by the WFED membership through voting. Reflecting a change in the granting process this year, three Community Focus […]

No Comment / June 01, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »