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Food bank fills holiday tables

Every Christmas season in El Dorado County something special happens: Individuals, families, church groups, service clubs, local businesses, Scouts and many more come together to ease the burden on neighbors who struggle to make ends meet by providing all the fixings for a good Christmas dinner to 1,000 local, at-risk families. The Food Bank of […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: November 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Nov. 1 8:14 a.m. A verbal argument was reported on Knollwood Drive. Nov. 2 8:34 a.m. Mail theft was reported on Palmer Drive. Nov. 4 8:08 p.m. Deputies arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication and obstructing officers on Sudbury Road. Nov. […]

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Nutting loses appeal, drops lawsuit

Former El Dorado County District 2 supervisor Ray Nutting lost an appeal in the Third Appellate District Court Nov. 29. The appeal challenged a 2014 court ruling that, while acquitting him of four felony charges, found Nutting guilty on misdemeanor charges, including receiving money from county employees and a contractor who regularly does business with the county and was […]

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Christmas tree farms see green on Black Friday

El Dorado County’s Christmas tree farms and area shops bustled Friday as families traveled from near and far, searching for that perfect, fragrant tree. Hillside Tree Farm in Camino opened the day after Thanksgiving. Hillside’s staff greeted customers bright and early with a fire to warm the soul (and chilled hands) and cookies. In addition to trees, visitors also […]

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Latrobe fire station finally getting repaired

The El Dorado Hills Fire Board voted last week to spend no more than $200,000 to repair mold damage at Station 91 in Latrobe. The decision came after two meetings, hours of debate and a site tour where directors saw firsthand the damage done to the building at the corner of Latrobe and South Shingle […]

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Puppy broker sentenced to jail

Ginger Turk, 46, formerly of El Dorado Hills, was sentenced Nov. 18 in El Dorado County Superior Court by Judge Kenneth Melikian for felony animal cruelty, operating without a license and 11 other counts related to her sale of puppies imported from South Korea. Turk, a puppy broker, imported tiny, underaged, un-weaned, high-priced ($4,000 plus) puppies from […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 17-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Nov. 17 9:26 a.m. A grand theft was reported on Starmount Way. Nov. 22 8:20 a.m. Vandalism at an Alexandra Drive construction site was reported. Vandals damaged a tractor and stole more than 50 gallons of diesel fuel. 12:47 p.m. Someone sprayed graffiti on […]

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