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Land use policy changes under way

A team of county managers and planners led by Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Kim Kerr publicly unveiled a package of land use policy updates Tuesday night in El Dorado Hills. Roughly 80 residents turned out, many concerned about growth in El Dorado Hills. Several spoke out against specific proposed projects in their neighborhoods. The county-dubbed […]

No Comment / March 08, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: March

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriffs reports: Break in March 1: A thief knocked in a Cameron Park Drive business’ window, entered the building and stole items. Rummaged through March 1: Someone burglarized a Merrychase Drive shed. Phone threats March 1: Two men on La Canada Drive reported receiving threatening texts […]

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EDH Crime Watch: March 1-7

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriffs reports: Too much trouble March 1: A Boulder Ridge Road resident reported vandalism to his property and told deputies a woman has been harassing him. Morning mischief March 1: Someone burglarized a Fairchild Drive home. Francisco theft March 2: A grand theft was reported on […]

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Change your clocks, check your supplies

As Daylight Saving Time approaches on March 11 the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Public Health Preparedness section encourages residents to check their home emergency preparedness supply stocks to make sure they are up to date when they change their clocks. “The best time to check supply kits is in the spring […]

No Comment / March 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Community based organizations coordination meeting scheduled

Last fall several community based organizations met to discuss how to reduce duplication of efforts regarding donations to children/families. They have scheduled a follow-up meeting to prepare a community map that will address the following: 1. Establish a communication between entities that would identify projects that they are engaged in that shares information as to where […]

No Comment / March 07, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

GHS students demonstrate ‘Acts of Kindness’

The Powerful N.I.N.J.A.S, Character Nerds and Team Gold put together goody bags with essential items donated by the students for residents of the Upper Room in Placerville. Courtesy photo

As part of Golden Hills School’s Character Education programstudents participate in weekly lessons and activities to promote good character traits and service to the community. On March 1 they put what they learned into practice through the creation of Act of Kindness Day. Eleven teams (made up of students from junior kindergarten through eighth grade) brainstormed ways […]

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EDH sewer plant permit in doubt

The El Dorado Hills Wastewater Treatment Plant’s permit is in limbo after a tie vote failed to advance the permit renewal process. A request to approve a $56,000 consulting contract to aid the permit renewal process got a no vote from El Dorado Hills-based Director Alan Day Feb. 27. “I have a real problem voting […]

No Comment / March 06, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »