EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 16-20

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Surprise intruder Jan. 16: A Hensley Circle resident reported that someone attempted to break into her home while she was at home. Weapon on campus Jan. 17: A 13-year-old boy received a citation for allegedly bringing a razor blade to his Francisco Drive school. […]

January 29, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Hometown hero: Dylan Cole

Army Pvt. Dylan D. Cole has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Flu claims El Dorado County resident

El Dorado County health officials have confirmed an influenza-related fatality in a county resident, an adult who resided on the county’s western sope. This is the first confirmed flu-related fatality in El Dorado County this flu season. “It’s important for everyone to know that it is the beginning of the flu season in California and […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 9-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Botched theft Jan. 9: Someone tried to steal a vehicle parked on Hidden Bridge Drive. Car trouble Jan. 9: A thief broke into a vehicle parked on Alexandra Drive and stole several items. Corporate theft Jan. 9: A Blue Shield employee allegedly stole several […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Shane Rogers keeps fighting

Since his cancer diagnosis in the summer of 2012 third-grader Shane Rogers and his family have kept their eyes on the prize — stay the course and knockout leukemia one strong punch at a time. Back pain during a family reunion led to the shocking news the otherwise vibrant boy had Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia — […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Library unveils county history kiosk

The El Dorado County Library System was awarded a sizeable grant from the NorthNet Library System, a cooperative of all libraries in Northern California, to create its own “Touch the Past” interactive digital kiosk. The $12,000 kiosk features a video screen and eight interactive cells that, with a wave of the hand, each relay seven […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Growth-limiting petition brings reactions

By last Wednesday afternoon, the local political grapevine was in full bloom as county leaders learned about the petition filed Jan. 14 by the Rural Communities United. “I’m not quite certain what it means,” District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting said in a phone call. “I haven’t had time to study it carefully (other than a […]

January 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged