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Former supervisor Briggs wants back pay

Former two-term District 4 El Dorado County Supervisor Ron Briggs is contemplating suing El Dorado County if he doesn’t get back pay he says the county owes him. The issue first surfaced in February when Briggs submitted a claim through his legal counsel to the Board of Supervisors. Citing a number of different legal precedents […]

Comments Off / August 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Read More »

Hidahl announces for District 1

John Hidahl

John Hidahl, an El Dorado Hills community service veteran, has announced his intention to run for the District 1 seat on the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors next June. In a prepared statement, the candidate said his four decades in the aerospace industry as a program manager and chief systems engineer provided valuable private sector […]

Comments Off / August 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Public Health offers back-to-school immunizations

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Nursing, is now offering back-to-school immunizations for children beginning school this fall. Public Health can provide all childhood vaccinations required for school entry, as well as other vaccinations recommended to keep children healthy. Schools must verify each child’s immunization record to ensure all required […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Barbecue helps the needy at home and abroad

Holy Trinity Parish in El Dorado Hills will host its sixth annual Human Concerns Ministry barbecue on Aug. 1 to benefit local and global neighbors in need. Most of the funds raised go to local outreach efforts and work in partnership with organizations including SHARE, Upper Room and Food Bank of El Dorado County. Holy […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Jury duty scam makes the rounds

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials warn that scammers posing as local law enforcement have attempted to collect cash on false pretenses from several El Dorado County residents. It appears the con artists are not local to the area and use internet based phones, allowing them to select local area codes, according to an El Dorado Sheriff’s […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Empty lot weed abatement going strong

In 1990 El Dorado Hills residents asked the fire department to make sure empty lots in residential neighborhoods were not a fire hazard. The population then was around 6,400. The fire department passed an ordinance titled the Unimproved Property Hazard Reduction Ordinance, commonly referred to as the Vacant Lot Program. Cutting and clearing flammable vegetation […]

Comments Off / July 20, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff’s warning: Watch out for shoulder surfers

Suspected “shoulder surfers” were spotted lurking near the Bank of America on Missouri Flat Road earlier this month, according to an El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department press release. At around 12:45 p.m. on July 6 deputies responded to a report that two African-American adults, one man and one woman, were “shoulder surfing” ATM customers. “Shoulder […]

Comments Off / July 20, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »