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Scout’s project invites students to take a seat

Oak Ridge freshman Carson Jamieson recently earned his Eagle Scout rank. His Board of Review was Jan. 3 and his Court of Honor is being planned for this spring. Carson, 15, joined Boy Scouts as a Tiger Cub when he was in first grade. He is a member of Troop 645. For his Eagle project, […]

No Comment / February 22, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Property damaged in storms elligible for property tax relief

Property damaged in the recent winter storms are eligible for immediate property tax relief, according to El Dorado County Assessor Karl Weiland. Provisions of the Revenue and Taxation code immediately reduce the assessed value in recognition of loss caused by storm damage, Weiland said. In order to qualify for relief,the loss in value must exceed $10,000 and a […]

No Comment / February 22, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

FTB warns of tax season scams

SACRAMENTO — The Franchise Tax Board has issued a warning to businesses and individuals that identity theft and refund fraud schemes are off to a rampant start this filing season. Employers in particular are a target for scammers disguising themselves as human relations officers in order to steal employee data. When criminals are able to successfully […]

No Comment / February 21, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Charter school coming to Valley View

The Buckeye Union School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to open a Montessori school on the vacant Valley View Elementary School campus in El Dorado Hills. The decision, made Wednesday evening, was met with mixed emotions. More than 100 people who dislike the idea attended the board meeting, wearing white T-shirts to demonstrate their opposition. […]

No Comment / February 20, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID OKs emergency repairs

The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors held a special meeting as part of its regular Feb. 13 meeting to approve several emergency repair contracts. Operations Director Margaret Washko reviewed in detail the damage caused by recent storms. First up was a $64,000 contract with Doug Veerkamp General Engineering for the emergency repair and replacement of a failed section […]

1 Comment / February 20, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Property taxes now due; pay before April deadline

El Dorado County Tax Collector C.L Raffety reminds property owners that the second installment of the secured property tax bill is now due and will be delinquent if not paid on or before April 10. This year taxpayers are warned that the Tax Collector’s Office and other county offices are undergoing major renovations. On Feb. […]

No Comment / February 20, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Log: Feb. 9-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Feb. 9. 7 a.m. Deputies investigated a prowling claim on Giotto Way but found no evidence that an incident occurred. Feb. 10 2:46 a.m. Deputies arrested a 41-year-old woman who allegedly tried to steal items from a Town Center Boulevard convenience store. Feb. 12 […]

No Comment / February 20, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »