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EDH man arrested after shooting

An El Dorado Hills man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in Folsom on Easter Sunday. Frank Vincent Sierras, 24, is currently being held at the Sacramento County jail in lieu of $1 million bail, according to a press release issued by the Folsom Police Department. At approximately 12:45 a.m. on April 5, […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grand Jury asks CSD to amend parcel tax

A $10 annual tax on each of the 15,500 parcels in El Dorado Hills adds up to a lot of money. Since 1983, when the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Board of Directors placed the voter initiative Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions Enforcement (Measure B) on the general district election ballot and it passed, Measure B […]

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Latrobe man accused of killing wife

Roy Roth

A Latrobe man was charged with murder April 4 — a day after his wife’s body was found on their property. Roy Roth, 51, was booked into the El Dorado County Jail at 3:30 a.m. after detectives found the body of a deceased adult female, presumably the remains of his wife Deborah Roth, according to an […]

Comments Off / April 05, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

An old story, but a new marker

Bill Mackay puts the finishing touches on the grave marker on the grave of Amelia Plucker at the Placerville Union Cemetery in Placerville.  Cameron Park photo by Pat Dollins

Amelia was only 18 years old when she decided that life was not worth living without the man she loved. Her story could have happened at any time in history, including current times, but it was in 1896 that she took her life in the Central House Hotel in Placerville. “When I read her story, I cried; it was so sad,” […]

Comments Off / April 02, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Gov. orders mandatory water rationing

At a special press conference held April 1 at Echo Summit, Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr. announced the first-ever mandatory statewide water reductions. “Today we are standing on dry grass where there should be 5 feet of snow. This historic drought demands unprecedented action,” he said. “Therefore, I’m issuing an executive order mandating substantial water reductions […]

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Tribe addresses gun range complaints

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians said it is addressing community members’ concerns about the tribe’s proposed gun range. “We are investigating and vetting all concerns,” said Tribal Chairman Nicholas Fonseca in a recently released statement. “We will not move forward with the project until all concerns are addressed.” Earlier this year, the tribe announced preliminary plans to […]

Comments Off / April 01, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID keeps water rights discussions flowing

Residents urged the El Dorado Irrigation District board to “stay the course” in pursuing additional water rights at its March 23 meeting. At issue is an El Dorado County Water and Power Authority project that could gain the right to an additional 40,000 acre-feet of water currently stored in Sacramento Metropolitan Utility District reservoirs. Recently, some El Dorado County supervisors and […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »