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Tiemann running for judge

Attorney Roland Tiemann recently announced he will be a candidate for El Dorado County Superior Court judge in June. “Every six years the voters have the opportunity to evaluate our court’s judges. On the bench I will be decisive, fair to all who appear and tough on crime,” Tiemann said. “I have lived in the […]

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Hometown Hero: Victoria Jovel

Air Force Airman Victoria Jovel graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Jovel 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 an associate in […]

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EID directors trade insults over compensation

El Dorado Irrigation District directors’ compensation resurfaced Monday, prompting some harsh words between EID board members. The exchange began after Director Dale Coco brought up the topic first discussed at a board meeting last December and again in January. Coco maintained if the board was going to negotiate with staff regarding sacrifices to their salaries and benefits, it was prudent […]

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Mik running for Assembly

El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Chairman and District 1 representative Ron “Mik” Mikulaco has officially declared his candidacy for the California State Assembly District 6 seat. Mikulaco hopes to replace termed-out Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, who moved to El Dorado Hills last year and is running for Mikulaco’s District 1 supervisor seat. “The challenges we face as […]

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CAO contract details questioned

El Dorado County Interim Chief Administrative Officer Larry Combs’ contract is getting a closer look after county Auditor-Controller Joe Harn questioned whether its language follows California Public Employees Retirement System requirements. “Based on my limited review of PERS law and limited review of the CAO’s contract, it appears that the county has been violating PERS law,” Harn […]

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Ponderosa coach arrested

Ponderosa water polo Coach Shane O’Rourke, 22, of El Dorado Hills was arrested on suspicion of having sexual relations with high school students, El Dorado County sheriff’s officials announced last week. The criminal investigation was launched after the school resource officer received information on Jan. 26 that O’Rourke was possibly having an improper relationship with a student […]

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Suspect on the run caught

A manhunt that began in Amador County ended with the arrest of Shannon Lee Henson, 37, in Pilot Hill Thursday afternoon. The Shingle Springs man was caught near Salmon Falls Road after he hid at a vacant property, according to El Dorado County sheriff’s officials. The pursuit started around 4:37 a.m. when Amador County officers attempted […]

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