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Burn permits required on May 1

Residential burn permits will be required beginning Thursday, May 1. These permits are issued to the public free of charge, are valid for three years from the date of issuance and allows for the burning of dry vegetation (not household trash) that originates on the landowners property. Pick up your free residential burn permit at most  local staffed […]

No Comment / April 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Freeway to close for more blasting

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full closures of both directions of U.S. Highway 50 between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Bass Lake Road, as well as closures of the Latrobe Road on-ramp to eastbound U.S. Highway 50, the Bass Lake Road on-ramp to westbound U.S. Highway 50, and […]

No Comment / April 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Evidence shows Nutting did work after contract expiration date

Evidence presented in the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial on April 24 pointed to work being done after a contract deadline — meaning Nutting likely should not have received the money. The day began with former county counsel Lou Green retaking the stand. He reiterated that he was told information by Nutting concerning the Happy Valley […]

No Comment / April 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting trial: Testimony looks at Sierra resource organization

Testimony on the second morning of the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial, April 23, focused on the Sierra Coordinated Resource Management Council. Katie Maloney, the operations manager for SCRMC, appeared back on the stand after a late start due to motions made outside the jury. She noted that there was a 2007 contract between the SMRMC and Nutting, […]

No Comment / April 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Testimony gets heated in Nutting trial

The end of the first day of the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial on Tuesday saw a heated discussion between a witness and the defense attorney. After lunch, Jeff Calvert, the chief of forestry assistance for Cal Fire, based in Sacramento, was back on the stand. He first noted that, as far as he could recall, no […]

No Comment / April 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID adopts mandatory irrigation schedule, watering day restrictions effective April 22

At its Monday, April 14, board meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors approved changes to its Drought Action Plan which included specific watering restrictions that will go into effect April 22. The district is currently in a Stage 2 Water Supply Warning in which the district has asked all customers to voluntarily […]

No Comment / April 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Past due state taxes bring arrest

Guy Archbold

An El Dorado Hills Man was arrested on April 15 on charges of tax evasion. A Franchise Tax Board press release stated that Guy Archbold, 62, a CEO for a software company, was charged with alleged tax evasion for failing to file state income tax for 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2012. He also allegedly failed […]

No Comment / April 17, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »