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CAO report: County budget a mixed bag

Chief Administrative Officer Don Ashton recently gave a good news/bad news presentation to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. During his mid-year budget report, Ashton noted that the county’s General Fund revenues to fund the “net county costs” element are projected to be about $2.4 million more than budgeted. The other side of that coin, […]

No Comment / March 22, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Serrano HOA hit with a lawsuit

Serrano resident and former Homeowners Association Director Dean Getz has filed a $15.7 million lawsuit against the Serrano El Dorado Owners Association and Serrano Associates as an individual and on behalf of “all over-assessed past and present” Serrano homeowners. Getz served on the Serrano HOA’s Board of Directors from 2014 to 2016. During his term […]

18 Comments / March 22, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH man admits to tax evasion

SACRAMENTO — Kamyar Soltani, 47, resident of El Dorado Hills, recently pleaded guilty to tax evasion, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.   According to court documents, Soltani attempted to evade or defeat the assessment of his tax obligations for the tax years of 2005, 2006 and 2007. Soltani worked in the used car sales industry and was […]

No Comment / March 21, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Two killed on White Rock Road

A head-on collision on White Rock Road at Prairie City Road in Folsom claimed two lives Monday morning, according to California Highway Patrol officials. At around 8:30 a.m. El Dorado Hills resident Christopher Haynes, 41, was driving a Toyota Highlander westbound on White Rock Road at an estimated speed of 80 to 100 mph when, for reasons unknown, he crossed into eastbound traffic and collided […]

No Comment / March 21, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Register today for the Gold Country Half Marathon and 5K

Runners are encouraged to register today for El Dorado Hills Chamber’s inaugural Gold Country Half Marathon and 5k on June 11. Early bird prices at $55 will disappear on March 21 as prices raise on March 22. “We are thrilled to bring this brand new event to El Dorado Hills which will benefit and strengthen […]

No Comment / March 21, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

School board, community members recognized

At an awards ceremony the El Dorado County School Boards Association recently recognized school board and community members for their 2016 contributions. “Everyone here helps to foster the educational leadership that makes this county such a special place. Thank you and congratulations,” said County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ed Manansala, who facilitated the presentations. The keynote speaker of the […]

No Comment / March 21, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Andrew Shoemaker

U.S. Air Force Airman Andrew R. Shoemaker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

No Comment / March 15, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »