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Sheriff’s report: Drugs found in jail mail

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials arrested a 22-year-old man they say was mailing illegal drugs to a family member in the county jail in Placerville. Ryan Murphey was taken into custody in El Dorado Hills following an investigation that began Aug. 8 after correctional officers reported finding the narcotics before they got into the hands […]

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Measure E lawsuit filed

El Dorado County voters passed Measure E with about a three-point margin on June 7. Less than two months later a lawsuit seeks to prevent its implementation. Measure E aims to curtail certain development projects based on restrictions approved in the county’s 2004 General Plan and a 2008 revision of the 1998 Measure Y. The […]

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Supes OK fee refunds

It won’t be this month and probably won’t be next month, but one of these days some El Dorado County residents will get a check from the county as a refund for fees they paid back when the county and Sheriff’s Department planned to build a substation in the El Dorado Hills/Cameron Park area. The plan was shelved […]

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Mik eyes fire board

District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco has done all but formally file paper work to run for one of the two open seats on the five-person El Dorado Hills Fire Board, the governing body of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. Mikulaco, 48, told Village Life he plans to file by the Aug. 12 deadline. Current […]

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Planners approve memory care facility

The El Dorado County Planning Commission was in an obliging mood on July 28 as it approved all the items on its agenda. Approved on a unanimous vote was a conditional use permit for the Westmont Living Assisted Living-Memory Care Facility. To be located at the corner of Golden Foothills Parkway and Carson Crossing Drive in […]

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Fee refunds coming soon?

El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park area residents who paid the Public Safety Impact fee could get their money back. An item on the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors’ Tuesday agenda asks the board to rescind two resolutions that established the fee, which was collected to fund a sheriff’s substation in El Dorado Hills, […]

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Plenty of open seats on November ballot

Those running for a local public office this November have less than three weeks to indicate their intentions; Aug. 12 is the deadline to submit paperwork to the El Dorado County Elections Department. The nomination period can be extended to Aug. 17 if the incumbent decides not to run by the Aug. 12 deadline. The nomination extension […]

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