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Planners OK more Valley View homes

A proposal to create 61 residential lots and one open space lot in Valley View Village in El Dorado Hills was recently approved 5-0 by the El Dorado County Planning Commission. The original Valley View Specific Plan, approved by the Board of Supervisors in 1998, includes 2,840 homes. To date, 1,930 homes have been entitled […]

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EDH man indicted for attempted tax evasion

A federal grand jury indicted an El Dorado Hills man on three counts of attempted tax evasion. The sealed Feb. 27 indictment of Kamyar Soltani, 45, was unsealed March 4, revealing three charges of attempted tax evasion, a press release from U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner stated. Soltani was arrested on March 3. He was […]

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Primary candidates finalized

Friday was do-or-die time for those who had taken out papers but had not yet taken the final steps to run for office. By 5 p.m. it was clear who was in and who was out in the final line up for the June primary. Running for District 4 El Dorado County supervisor will be […]

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Teen rolls Cherokee

A 17-year-old boy escaped with minor injuries after his SUV rolled and landed in a creek bed on Brittany Way Tuesday morning. At 7:10 a.m. the driver, late for school, was traveling eastbound west of Morman Island Road in El Dorado Hills at approximately 50 mph in a 25 mph zone when he lost control of […]

No Comment / March 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 27 through March 5

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Busted Feb. 27: Deputies arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of drug possession after they reportedly found the man, who was on searchable probation, with a usable amount of methamphetamine and 29 methadone pills on Devon Way. Smash and grab Feb. 28: Someone smashed […]

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Commuters get ‘Ashes to Go’

Father Sean Cox imposes ashes on Pat Nash, a parishoner at Faith Episcopal Church. Photo by Lynsey Paulo

CAMERON PARK — On Wednesday, March 5, Faith Episcopal Church in Cameron Park offered “Ashes to Go,” a new twist on an old Christian tradition, at the Park-and-Ride locations in Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills. Ash Wednesday marks the start of the holy season of Lent in preparation for the celebration of Easter. For centuries, Christians have received a cross […]

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Upcoming blood drive celebrates Trevor Kott

CAMERON PARK — BloodSource will hold a blood donation and marrow registry drive on Sunday, March 23, from noon to 5 p.m. at Blue Oak Elementary School, 2391 Merrychase Way in Cameron Park. Participants will receive a T-shirt. Walk-ins are welcome and childcare is provided. The drive celebrates the legacy of Trevor Kott who would have […]

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