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Waste Connections moving to Texas

Waste Connections, the company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services for El Dorado County and over 2 million customers across the country, announced on Monday the move of the company’s headquarters from Folsom to The Woodlands, Texas. The relocation was spurred due to the company’s distaste with the current business climate […]

No Comment / December 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

To the EDH community

These past few months have been very difficult on the El Dorado Hills Community Services District, our community and the families involved. As part of a family who has lived in and served the El Dorado Hills community for the past 41 years it breaks my heart to know that I have been part of […]

6 Comments / December 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Christmas tree safety tips

CAMINO — “Christmas trees cause approximately 240 house fires each year in this country resulting in $16.7 million dollars in direct property loss. Although these types of fires are not common, when they occur they are costly and often deadly,” cautions Cal Fire Amador-El Dorado Unit Chief Kelly Keenan. “Electrical problems caused one-third of these fires so check […]

No Comment / December 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Burglary suspects arrested in armed incident

Two burglary suspects were arrested Tuesday evening in an incident that involved residents in the North Shingle Road area reporting a man armed with a rifle terrorizing the neighborhood. El Dorado County Sheriff’s Central Dispatch received a call of a robbery that just occurred shortly before 4 p.m. in the Sleepy Hollow residential area. A […]

No Comment / December 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hamlin denied parole

The El Dorado Hills attorney who terrorized his wife and children will spend at least 10 more years behind bars. The California Board of Parole Hearings denied parole for Richard Hamlin, who is currently serving his sentence at Pleasant Valley State Prison in Coalinga. Richard’s ex-wife Susan and their four children strongly opposed his parole. “We […]

5 Comments / December 06, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pressure to bring back Skeel intensifies

Plot thickens with reinstatement petition, recall meeting and dissension on board   El Dorado Hills residents frustrated with stalled negotiations to reinstate Community Services District General Manager John Skeel, who’s now spent more time on paid leave than he did working, have begun taking matters into their own hands. An online petition calling for Skeel’s immediate […]

3 Comments / December 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: How has your cell phone changed your life?

No Comment / December 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »