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Voters have many choices in District 6 Assembly race

Eleven candidates are vying for the District 6 state Assembly seat, which includes portions of El Dorado, Placer and Sacramento counties. Bo Ambrozwicz (I) is proud of his independent affiliation. “Every election cycle we keep voting in the same old Democratic or Republican candidates who promise us the moon and when elected it goes back to […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Bass Lake projects get revised

The El Dorado County Planning Commission recently approved revisions and one-year extensions of subdivision maps for three different housing developments, all of which are included in the Bass Lake Hills Specific Plan. Submitted by BL Road, LLC, a 114-unit residential development called Hawk View and 113-unit called Bell Ranch are to be constructed in El Dorado Hills. […]

Comments Off / May 09, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Comment now on Mental Health plan update

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division, invites the public to review and provide comment on the fiscal year 2016-17 Mental Health Services Act plan update. The draft plan update provides information on current and new MHSA programs and budgets for three fiscal years (FY 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19). MHSA components in the […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Man faces prison time for abuse of mother

El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson announced the felony elder abuse with great bodily injury conviction of Douglas Carter Ernst on Friday. Douglas Ernst was the caregiver for his mother, Louise Ernst, 88, at his mother’s home in El Dorado Hills. In March 2015 Douglas called emergency officials to the home and when paramedics arrived they found […]

1 Comment / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County studying proposed rancheria expansion

Applications from the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians to expand its rancheria drew an emergency request for additional review time from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. Passed unanimously by the supervisors on April 19, a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs requesting 30 additional days of review was sent the same day. A week later, the […]

1 Comment / April 29, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Roth trial date nears

Roy Roth, the Latrobe man accused of murdering his wife, briefly appeared  in court on Monday morning with public defenders Susan Gellman and Dina Stone for a readiness and settlement conference. The defense requested more time and said they were not ready for a jury trial. “We have conferred with the people and are still waiting for […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH man accused of rape

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials announced Friday the arrest of an El Dorado Hills rape suspect. Romeo Andre Alfonso Vallar, 18, is currently in custody in the El Dorado County Jail in lieu of $150,000, according to the inmate report posted online at press time yesterday. He’s accused of three felonies: incest, rape of a person who […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »