Home » Featured Stories You are browsing entries filed in “Featured Stories”

Nonfiction writers unite. You have nothing to lose but writer’s block

Got a book in you that needs writing? Need some pushing and prodding? Filling that bill is the El Dorado County Chapter of Nonfiction Authors Association. Sponsored by Barbara Thompson and John Roe, two Cameron Park based therapists, chapter meetings promise to be a place where you can get together with others who want to write a nonfiction […]

Comments Off / August 26, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

CSD stands by parcel tax

El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager Brent Dennis and the CSD Board of Directors collectively responded to, and largely disagreed with, the 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury’s findings and recommendations that asked the CSD to reexamine a 32-year-old $10 annual tax on each home collected to enforce Covenants, Codes and Restrictions. The […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sewer line bursts under Green Valley

El Dorado Irrigation District crews had a mess on their hands Friday afternoon after a sewer line broke in the middle of Green Valley Road, sending stinking water down the road and into storm drains. Crews closed a westbound lane of Green Valley Road, which caused traffic back-ups, while they surveyed the situation and made their repairs. Several […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills embezzler faces prison time

Jeffrey Lamson, 51, of El Dorado Hills, pleaded guilty to wire fraud on Aug. 18 before Judge John A. Mendez. Lamson was charged in connection with a scheme to misappropriate funds from his former employer, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. According to court documents, from 2009-2011 Lamson embezzled upwards of $400,000 from a business […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff’s robot inspects suspicious item in EDH

A suspicious container found in the Bank of America parking lot off Park Drive prompted business closures and a call to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department’s Explosive Ordinance Detail last week. “The item was a clear, 5-gallon plastic container containing a yellowish liquid with grey streaks, capped by a rubber glove that was taped over the […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fire Department hopes to put the brakes on speeding in gated communities

Are speed bumps the answer to reducing speeding? Also called traffic calming measures or vertical deflection devices, are they the only answer? What is the role of the fire department in addressing the problem in gated communities? Considering these questions led to a lengthy and lively discussion at the El Dorado Hills Fire Department Board […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Residents asked to weigh in on parks plan

Want more parks and trails? How about a new community center? El Dorado Hills residents are encouraged to vote on their most desired parks and facilities improvements during an Aug. 20 workshop as the El Dorado Hills Community Services District continues to update its five-year master plan. The last master plan revision was in 2007. […]

Comments Off / August 17, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »