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Murder suspects make first court apperance

Accused cop killer Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamonte, 34, identified in court documents as Marcelo Marquez, was arraigned last week in Sacramento Superior Court on 14 charges including two counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder, four counts of carjacking, stealing a patrol car and deputy’s weapon, being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession […]

No Comment / November 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Airman Kevin Schnaidt

Air Force Airman Kevin M. Schnaidt graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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 an associate in applied science […]

No Comment / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Make Halloween a fun and safe night for trick-or-treaters

Costumes, jack-‘o-lanterns, haunted house and scary ghost stories mark this time of year as all kids of all ages enjoy the spirit of Halloween. But if precautions aren’t taken, scary things can happen. Decorations that ignited are the reported cause in 900 home fires nationwide each year. Two of every five of those were started […]

No Comment / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDUHSD: 5 vie for 3 seats

This November, five candidates are running for three positions on the Board of Trustees for El Dorado Union High School District. Three of the candidates are incumbents and two are first-time candidates. The Mountain Democrat asked each one about why they were running, what qualities a new superintendent to replace outgoing Superintendent Chris Hoffman should […]

No Comment / October 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Michelin named to optometry board

An El Dorado Hills woman has been appointed to the California Board of Optometry. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Oct. 13 that Rachel Michelin had been appointed to the position. “I’m a public member, it’s a volunteer position,” Michelin said. The board is made up of licensed optometrists and public volunteers. The board “looks at policy […]

No Comment / October 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH community mourns slain Sac deputy

Deputy Danny Oliver

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy and El Dorado County resident Danny Oliver, 47, was killed in the line of duty while investigating a suspicious occupied vehicle on Oct. 24. Oliver and another deputy approached a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a motel in the 2000 block of Arden Way around 10:30 a.m. Friday. A […]

No Comment / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Highway 50 lane closures announced for EDH

Beginning Tuesday night, Oct. 28, the Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will be implementing full one-directional closures of Highway 50. The closures will facilitate the needed falsework operations for the Silva Valley overcrossing. Westbound closures beginning on Oct. 28 include: • Westbound lanes from Bass Lake Road to El Dorado Hills Boulevard will […]

No Comment / October 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »