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County studying proposed rancheria expansion

Applications from the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians to expand its rancheria drew an emergency request for additional review time from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors at its April 19 meeting. Passed unanimously by the supervisors, a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs requesting 30 additional days of review was sent the same day. A week later, […]

No Comment / April 29, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Roth trial date nears

Roy Roth, the Latrobe man accused of murdering his wife, briefly appeared  in court on Monday morning with public defenders Susan Gellman and Dina Stone for a readiness and settlement conference. The defense requested more time and said they were not ready for a jury trial. “We have conferred with the people and are still waiting for […]

No Comment / April 27, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH man accused of rape

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials announced Friday the arrest of an El Dorado Hills rape suspect. Romeo Andre Alfonso Vallar, 18, is currently in custody in the El Dorado County Jail in lieu of $150,000, according to the inmate report posted online at press time yesterday. He’s accused of three felonies: incest, rape of a person who […]

No Comment / April 25, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

TIM fees going down

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors tentatively approved an updated Traffic Impact Mitigation fee program that down the line will make building new homes and commercial facilities in the county more affordable. TIM fees are used exclusively to pay for roads projected to be impacted by new residential or commercial development as well as roadway related improvements […]

No Comment / April 21, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hands4Hope seeks Scare4Hope haunted house adult coordinator

Every October for the last six years, Hands4Hope and El Dorado Hills Town Center have partnered to host a haunted house. For the second year, Scare4Hope, a youth-led production company under the umbrella organization Hands4Hope ­— Youth Making A Difference, will plan, implement and operate the haunted house. The Scare4Hope organizational structure is designed to mimic […]

No Comment / April 18, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID drought restrictions remain … for now

Proposed changes to the El Dorado Irrigation District’s Drought Action Plan were put off, with the board split between those who voted to end all drought-related restrictions for customers and those who voted to make them less onerous. EID did receive one good piece of news as the level of mandated conservation for its customers is now 24 […]

No Comment / April 18, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Serrano election marks turning point

Serrano is at a crucial juncture in its illustrious 20-year history and residents have the chance to determine which of two distinct futures they’d like to see by voting in the Serrano Owners Association Board of Directors election. Ballots were mailed last week and will be counted May 16. Three candidates are running for two […]

32 Comments / April 13, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »