ARCO station gets the go-ahead

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors denied Green Valley Center owner Amy Anders’ appeal of the proposed AMPM slated for the corner of Green Valley Road and Sophia Parkway last week, conceptually approving the project with the addition of an acceptable drop lane or tapered entrance feature. The 2.12 acre site located on the southeast corner of […]

November 13, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Sheriff D’Agostini presents “The Operators”

Sheriff John D’Agostini would like to introduce the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Response Unit. The CRU is made up of three specialized teams: The Special Weapons and Tactics Team, the Crisis Negotiation Team  and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal  Team. SWAT The SWAT Team resolves difficult situations using strategies and tactics that emphasize control, […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

FLC series spotlights food, medicine

The community is invited to attend more engaging presentations in the Folsom Lake College Speaker Series this fall. Eating Right in America Dr. Charlotte Biltekoff, an assistant professor of Food Science & Technology at UC Davis, is fascinated with the relationship Americans have with their food. Her latest book, “Eating Right in America: The Cultural […]

November 07, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 31 – Nov. 6

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Gone too far Oct. 31: Someone spray painted and vandalized buildings and the track at Oak Ridge High School’s football stadium. Suspects are from a rival school. Open door Oct. 31: A thief stole items from an unlocked vehicle parked on Hamilton Place. Biz […]

November 13, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

UPDATE: Runaway teen found

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office announced that thanks to a tip 15-year-old Juliet Riffey has been located.. Juliet ran away from her home in the Shingle Springs area during the night of Nov. 1.T here was great concern for Juliet’s safety due to her being home-schooled and having limited contacts with anyone outside her home. […]

November 13, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

What a view

Editor’s note: Here’s part one of the promised journal of El Dorado Hills resident Shawn Burton, who embarked on a 167-mile journey around the Tahoe Basin last month. Oct. 4 Hello everyone, beginning today I am going to be attempting to hike the entire Tahoe Rim Trail. For those of you who don’t know, the […]

November 13, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Coco, Prada win EID seats

In a campaign during which the candidates often seemed to run more against the district than each other, two new members have been elected to the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors. In Division 2, retired CEO Greg Prada won out over retired analyst Richard Englefield, 59 percent to 39 percent. In Division 4, Dr. […]

November 13, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,