Nutting trial: Testimony looks at Sierra resource organization

Testimony on the second morning of the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial, April 23, focused on the Sierra Coordinated Resource Management Council. Katie Maloney, the operations manager for SCRMC, appeared back on the stand after a late start due to motions made outside the jury. She noted that there was a 2007 contract between the SMRMC and Nutting, […]

April 29, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

EDH Crime Watch: April 17-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Glasses gone April 17: A thief stole glasses, earrings and salon tools from an unlocked vehicle parked on Marina Park Drive. Stolen April 17: A petty theft was reported on Thalia Drive. Smash and grab April 18: A thief busted a vehicle’s window on […]

April 30, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Testimony gets heated in Nutting trial

The end of the first day of the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial on Tuesday saw a heated discussion between a witness and the defense attorney. After lunch, Jeff Calvert, the chief of forestry assistance for Cal Fire, based in Sacramento, was back on the stand. He first noted that, as far as he could recall, no […]

April 29, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

Supervisor Ray Nutting trial begins

El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting says one thing to the public while doing another in private. That was the opening statement of the Nutting trial, which began Tuesday, presented by Pete Williams of the state Attorney General’s Office and half of the prosecution. Nutting, Williams alleges, takes state tax money to improve his own […]

April 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged

Homeowners urged to maintain defensible space

SACRAMENTO — Cal Fire inspectors have begun conducting Defensible Space inspections throughout the 31 million acres of State Responsibility Area in California. “Creating and maintaining defensible space is critical for the protection of homes,” said Chief Ken Pimlott, Cal Firedirector. “It has never been more critical to strengthen our fire prevention efforts in light of […]

April 30, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

El Dorado County agencies team up to combat fraud

Committing welfare fraud and avoiding prosecution in El Dorado County is difficult thanks to the diligence of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency and District Attorney’s Office, who are working together to identify, investigate and prosecute cases. Last year alone, their administrative oversight and teamwork resulted in the referral of 200-plus cases […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged

Knights of Columbus of Holy Trinity collect Easter hams for food bank

The Knights of Columbus at Holy Trinity Church in El Dorado Hills graciously hosted an Easter Ham Food Drive to benefit the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Holy Trinity’s Knights of Columbus collected almost 1,300 pounds of hams and more than $400 in financial donations. “Knights of Columbus has proven to be a steward […]

April 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged