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Fatal shooting: Brown’s bail set

Kenyatta Brown

The man accused of accidentally shooting and killing an El Dorado Hills woman earlier this month appeared in Sacramento County Superior Court Thursday. Kenyatta Brown, 22, and his attorney Russell Miller attended a bail review hearing, where the judge set bail at $100,000. Another court date was set for Oct. 15. Brown is charged with involuntary manslaughter […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County’s water conservation falling short

For the third week in a row in September, El Dorado Irrigation District customer water conservation has fallen short of the 28 percent state-mandated target. EID officials ask that customers continue their efforts to conserve water wherever possible to ensure EID meets its mandated reduction requirement and end the season on a strong note. For ideas about how to cut […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Community clean-up this Saturday

Waste Connections and the El Dorado Hills Community Services District co-host their annual Fall Community Clean-up Day event for El Dorado Hills residents from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3. at Rolling Hills Christian Church, 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills. This free event gives El Dorado Hills residents the opportunity to clean up […]

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

CIP/TIM fee workshops set

El Dorado County officials will host workshops to discuss the major update to the West Slope Transportation Capital Improvement Program and Traffic Impact Mitigation Fee Program. The workshops will provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the draft information for the TIM Fee Program update. Workshops will be held on the following dates and times: […]

Comments Off / September 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

As El Dorado Hills grows, so does the fire department

High on Chief Dave Roberts’ list of important issues is what he terms “succession planning.” At a recent Board of Directors meeting, he presented his proposed plan to revise the internal organization of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. He explained the proposal was created by the Board Administration and Human Resources committees, the fire […]

3 Comments / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Assessment results: Local students score above average

The results of the first Common Core-based tests were released Sept. 9 and El Dorado Hills education leaders are proud their students performed better than the state average. More than 3.2 million public school students in third through eighth and 11th grades took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress test last spring. While 44 […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID planning for the future

The El Dorado Irrigation District’s long-term financial plan is designed to ensure there are adequate funds to make the necessary infrastructure investments to maintain safe and reliable service. We do this by striking a balance between funding infrastructure through current cash flow and the need to borrow funds for more costly projects. As our water […]

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