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Gaines’ special elections bill cuts out polling places

Sen. Ted Gaines

SACRAMENTO — Sent. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, announced that he has introduced a bill that will help cut the cost of special elections in smaller California counties. Senate Bill 109 will give counties with populations under 400,000 the option to hold solely vote-by-mail elections in situations where a special election is called. “My bill will help […]

No Comment / January 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Alleged shooter in Nov. Folsom attack ID’d

Suspect Anthony Hernandez

The man accused of shooting a Placerville resident during a drug deal gone bad has been identified by the Folsom Police Department. Anthony Hernandez, 18, of Elk Grove, is believed to have shot a 21-year-old Placerville man in the abdomen in November 2010. The shooting victim, whose name has not yet been released, suffered non-life […]

No Comment / January 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CVS inches closer to new home

ON THE MOVE? The CVS/Pharmacy in Marketplace at Town Center could move down the road to the corner of White Roack and Latrobe roads. The El Dorado County Planning Commission recently reaffirmed the company's proposal to build at the new site. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Although company officials haven’t yet told their Marketplace at Town Center landlord, CVS/Pharmacy could move to a new location. Thursday, the El Dorado County Planning Commission reaffirmed CVS’ plans to opening another store less than a thousand feet away from its current location over the objections of Marketplace owner Dr. Charles Syers, a San Mateo […]

No Comment / January 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Funny money floating around Town Center

El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce officials are warning business owners to diligently check all cash coming into their shops and restaurants. “An incident happened at several of the Town Center businesses this past weekend where a blonde lady presents a $100 bill which is actually a bleached $5 bill,” the e-mail notice reads. El […]

No Comment / January 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff’s Dept. offers Citizens Academy

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Sheriff John D’Agostini and members of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department would like to invite the people of El Dorado County to the upcoming El Dorado County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. This academy will familiarize El Dorado County residents with many aspects of law enforcement and the role the Sheriff’s Office plays in our community. […]

No Comment / January 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Brian Smith

Airman Brian Smith

Air Force Airman Brian S. Smith graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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 earn four credits toward […]

No Comment / January 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

D’Agostini names brother-in-law undersheriff

Rich Williams, undersheriff

El Dorado County Sheriff John D’Agostini has announced his selection of Yolo County Sheriff’s Capt. Rich Williams for the position of undersheriff. As undersheriff, Williams will become the Sheriff’s Office’s second in command. Williams, a 25-year law enforcement veteran, is currently the commander of the Yolo County Sheriff’s Administrative Division. “I have known Rich Williams […]

No Comment / January 12, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »