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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 »

Holiday safety tips from the Sheriff’s Department

The holiday season is always a special time of year. It is also a time when thieves and con artist prey on innocent victims caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season.  We can never be too careful, too prepared or too aware.  So keep these tips in mind for a safe and […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Forest Service manages wind-driven fires

The Forest Service is currently managing five wildland fires that have burned from private land onto National Forest. The fires are a result of downed power lines and high winds spreading prescribed fires off of private lands onto adjacent National Forest land. High winds are expected in the morning, decreasing by evening. Fire personnel are working to suppress and contain […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Former EDH man guilty of embezzling

A former El Dorado Hills man was convicted last week of bank and mail fraud by federal jurors. Thomas Tanke, 67, was found guilty of two counts of mail fraud and five counts of bank fraud on Nov. 22. Tanke, while living in El Dorado Hills, was vice president of Rancho Cordova-based Azteca Construction Inc. from […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »