Burn permits required on May 1

Residential burn permits will be required beginning Thursday, May 1. These permits are issued to the public free of charge, are valid for three years from the date of issuance and allows for the burning of dry vegetation (not household trash) that originates on the landowners property. Pick up your free residential burn permit at most  local staffed […]

April 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Handcar, quadripede racers ready to get pumping

FOLSOM — The 23rd running of the Folsom Handcar Derby is set to take place May 3 & 4 on the tracks in front of Broadstone Marketplace on East Bidwell Street in Folsom. This year’s event will kick off on Saturday with a day of practice and qualifying for all the teams competing in the handcar and quadripede events. […]

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Marijuana stash found in EDH home

Law enforcement officers who arrested two subjects and executed a search warrant at an El Dorado Hills home reportedly found about 858 pounds of marijuana and weapons, including stolen guns. At around 4 p.m. on April 9, Citrus Heights Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit and Post-Release Community Supervision team conducted a traffic stop in the […]

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Freeway to close for more blasting

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full closures of both directions of U.S. Highway 50 between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Bass Lake Road, as well as closures of the Latrobe Road on-ramp to eastbound U.S. Highway 50, the Bass Lake Road on-ramp to westbound U.S. Highway 50, and […]

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Evidence shows Nutting did work after contract expiration date

Evidence presented in the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial on April 24 pointed to work being done after a contract deadline — meaning Nutting likely should not have received the money. The day began with former county counsel Lou Green retaking the stand. He reiterated that he was told information by Nutting concerning the Happy Valley […]

April 29, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

Tour features stunning, water-wise gardens

Roses and fountains and yard art … oh my. Guests on this year’s Gardens of the Hills tour will undoubtedly feel like they’ve traveled over the rainbow when they enter some of the county’s most beautiful yards. The annual event hosted by the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills on May 3 & 4 features eight […]

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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, […]

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