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EDH Crime Log: Aug. 27 through Sept. 2

The following information comes from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 27 10:15 a.m. Someone broke a vehicle’s window on Sophia Parkway. 4:07 p.m. Vehicle vandalism was reported on Park Drive. 8:21 p.m. A Marina View Drive resident reported several items stolen from her home. Aug. 28 4:14 p.m. Presumed stolen mail was found in […]

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Harn at odds with Grand Jury report

Auditor-Controller Joe Harn

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn responded last Tuesday to a Grand Jury report that calls him a “bully” and “politically motivated,” disagreeing with all but one finding in the report issued earlier this summer. The report titled “Putting Political Gain Above What’s Right for the County” alleges that Harn withholds or delays his department’s professional services […]

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Meyers’ DUI prompts special meeting

Jeremy Meyers

At the Aug. 27 El Dorado County Office of Education Board of Trustees meeting Trustee Heidi Weiland said she struggled with what the board should or could do regarding El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Jeremy Meyers’ arrest, saying that even though he is not an employee of the board, it was the legal, moral and […]

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Mik fights to protect ‘my good name’

Supervisor Ron Mikulaco

The 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury reports blistered Supervisor Ron Mikulaco on a professional and personal level. Early in his response Mikulaco writes, “This report contained incorrect information as a result of what I can only assume was a lack of proper investigative procedure.” He continues, noting that he was only interviewed by a […]

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Drug investigation clouds Union Mine

El Dorado Union High School District Superintendent Stephen Wehr, right, and El Dorado County sheriff's Lt. Tom Murdoch speak at a press conference regarding Union Mine JV football players Nick Brown and Justin Schwartz, who were hospitalized after the Aug. 28 game. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

A 17-year-old Union Mine student accused of selling Adderall to fellow students was arrested and appeared in court last week following an Aug. 28 incident in which two Union JV football players collapsed after their game. Officials acknowledged drug rumors during an Aug. 31 press conference focused on the conditions of Nick Brown and Justin Schwartz. Adderall, […]

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Residents vote for park amenities; board opts out of golf course purchase

EDHCSD General Manager Brent Dennis and Recreation Supervisor Whitney Kahn, standing, led small table groups where residents shared what’s important to them. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Approximately 30 residents participated in a public priorities workshop at the Valley View Elementary gym last month as part of the process to update the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Master Plan. Groups sat together in solidarity. A bocce ball contingent led by Carl Renner wants to see more lighting and courts at Promontory […]

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Tee up; have fun; make a difference

In the fall of 2012 the El Dorado Community Foundation held an event that spurred incredible energy, passion and action when foundation board member Georgi Knight focused on and held fast to a comment made by a donor. Allan Priest was the donor and his comment was, “El Dorado Hills residents need to know about […]

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