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Connector JPA revises EIR, approves expanded financing study

At the Jan. 13 meeting of the Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority, held at Rancho Cordova City Hall, the directors formally rescinded certification of the Program Environmental Impact Report, prepared to re-certify an amended report and approved a financial study to fund construction of the project, including consideration of using tolls. Chairman John Knight, […]

No Comment / January 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Community park: Board OKs updates

Funding for the long-discussed Josh Anderson Basketball Court was approved by the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors last week, along with flush toilets, a bridge over New York Creek and grading for a future dog park — all in the Community Park on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Preliminary plans and estimates […]

2 Comments / January 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge to host robotics competition

More than 14 Northern California robotics teams will be competing on Sunday, Jan. 22, at a FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Qualifying Tournament at Oak Ridge High School. The event is hosted by the ORHS Interact Club, the FIRST FTC Team No. 4238 (RCGFoPL) and Playing @Learning. The competition is free and open to the public. The […]

No Comment / January 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Identity sought for person of interest

El Dorado County sheriff's officials want to speak with the man in this photo taken from surveillance video in a Rescue neighborhood.

Surveillance video films unknown man El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies have asked the public for assistance in locating a person of interest. For more than a month now residences on Starbuck Road in Rescue have been plagued with burglaries, according to department officials. The dwellings have been typically hit during daytime hours, usually through forced […]

No Comment / January 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH rape suspect arrives in county

An El Dorado Hills man who spent the better part of a decade on the lam in New York was booked into the Placerville jail last week. Pasquale “Patrick” Senatore, 45, is accused of lewd acts upon a child and forcible rape. According to a criminal complaint filed in 2002, Senatore committed the alleged sex […]

No Comment / January 12, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grace Foundation gets custody of Susanville horses

The latest development in the rescue of 56 horses from the derelict Whispering Pines Ranch in Susanville by members of the Grace Foundation of El Dorado Hills is a bankruptcy court ruling that grants the foundation legal custody of the horses, many of which are pregnant. A foundation press release called the ruling “bittersweet.” Director […]

No Comment / January 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Teen Court in Placerville to hold training Jan. 18

The El Dorado County Teen Court program in Placerville will conduct training for new student volunteers, and for all student attorneys currently in the program, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the El Dorado Superior Courthouse, 495 Main St. in Placerville. Teen Court is a highly successful local program for El […]

No Comment / January 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »