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Sheriff’s facility loan OK

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution to accept a $57 million loan for construction of a new public safety facility during a special meeting Dec. 28. Offered through a program of the United States Department of Agriculture, the vote allowed the county to take advantage of a lower interest rate that […]

January 04, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

New year comes with new laws

These are some of the new laws coming in 2017. Effective Jan. 1 Wages, hours and working conditions for agricultural workers — Currently, agricultural workers who work more than 10 hours per day must receive overtime pay at one-and-half times the regular rate of pay. This new bill, known as the Phase-In Overtime for Agricultural […]

December 28, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Scouts give to friends in Haiti

El Dorado Hills Girl Scout Troop 2763 sewed 150 pillowcase dresses and recently presented them to representatives from Hands Together in Haiti during Mass at Holy Trinity. Father Tom Hagan of Hands Together and two young men, Jimmy and Alexander, who were once children in the schools and now work at the non-profit, came to […]

December 28, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH mom brings music and math to youngsters

El Dorado Hills resident Cheryl Dean offered a free session of her Music Math & Me program to young children, parents and caregivers on a recent Friday morning inside the El Dorado Hills Library. Sign-ups for weekly Music Math & Me classes held at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District beginning Jan. 3 are happening […]

December 28, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 15-21

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Dec. 15 7:15 a.m. Mail theft was reported on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. 1:30 p.m. Vandalism was reported on Serrano Parkway. 1:46 p.m. A petty theft was reported on Sheffield Drive. 2 p.m. A cell phone was reported stolen on Brisbane Circle but suspect […]

December 28, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

EDH woman pays it forward

If you saw more than 100 kids in Santa hats running up a hill off Sophia Parkway Dec. 20 it wasn’t an optical illusion. The little Santas were there to celebrate the second annual It Takes a Village fundraiser organized by El Dorado Hills mother Kimberly Trier as a way to say thank you to her extended village […]

December 28, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge student receives Congressional Silver Medal

Congressman Tom McClintock recently presented the Congressional Silver Medal to Oak Ridge High School student Tifany Wong, who received the award for her extensive volunteer service, personal development, physical fitness and exploration. Tifany has helped the local community through El Dorado County Youth Commission, El Dorado County Teen Court, the California Association of Student Council and the […]

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