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People Talk: Were you worried the world might end on May 21? What about Oct. 21?

R. Eugene Meyer, El Dorado Hills “I was amused from the beginning. Never once did I think this guy had any inside track on the fate of the world.”

(Harold Camping’s revised prediction for the end of the world)   R. Eugene Meyer, El Dorado Hills “€œI was amused from the beginning. Never once did I think this guy had any inside track on the fate of the world.” Dennis Nomer, El Dorado Hills “€œI was not worried about a cataclysmic event. What’€™s happening […]

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Suspended EDH fire captains exonerated after two years

Fire district faces federal lawsuit The El Dorado Hills Fire Board has reinstated Capt. Dave Merino, who spent two years on paid administrative leave along with fellow Capt. Steve Maranville for allegedly violating the district’s Non-Harassment Policy. Both captains were placed on leave when firefighter Robyn Toy, the subject of the alleged harassment, filed a […]

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Road construction reminder: EDH offramp closing June 10

The El Dorado County Department of Transportation will be closing the eastbound U.S. 50 loop offramp to northbound El Dorado Hills Boulevard from 11 p.m. on Friday, June 10, until 5 a.m. on Monday, June 13. The weekend closure is necessary to reconstruct a portion of the offramp as part of DOT’s project to add […]

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Colver trial: DNA expert takes the stand

An abbreviated day of testimony Wednesday in the Steven “Boston” Colver trial yielded new DNA evidence that could be used to implicate the 21-year-old suspect in the 2009 murder of El Dorado Hills woman Joanne Witt. Deanna Kacer, a senior criminologist with the state’s Department of justice, testified that male DNA was found in the […]

No Comment / June 09, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rotary ready for a sunny Wine at Town Center

Rain delayed Wine at Town Center presented by the Rotary Clubs of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills but it didn’t dampen members’ enthusiasm for the event now rescheduled for Saturday, June 25. “We look forward to clear skies and great support from the community at our fundraiser,” said Kathy Witherow, El Dorado Hills Rotarian […]

No Comment / June 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Surviving a wildfire

This is part one of a three-part series submitted by the Amador-El Dorado Unit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) on its “Ready-Set-Go!” fire and life safety campaign. CAMINO —  “Living in the Sierra Nevada foothills is a dream come true but with that dream comes a responsibility that many […]

No Comment / June 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Colver trial: Read letter day in court

The third week of Steven “Boston” Colver’s murder trial began Tuesday morning with witnesses reading a good-bye letter penned by Colver who, along with his former teenage lover, had planned on killing himself after the June 2009 slaying of Joanne Witt. Jeremy Buckman, an El Dorado County sheriff’s crime scene investigator, read aloud a letter […]

No Comment / June 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »