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Serrano Country Club awards first golf scholarships

Serrano's First Tee program hosted the fifth annual California Eagles Invitational at the Serrano Country Club in August. It is the only event the Special Olympics golfers get to play each year. Serrano First Tee created a scholarship program this year and recently announced its first recipients. Courtesy photo

Why don’t more young people learn to play golf? That’s the question the World Golf Foundation asked when it created the national youth service organization The First Tee in 1997, since finding the primary reason is due to a lack of affordable junior golf programs and places that welcome young golfers. Today there are 200 […]

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Court denies Town Center apartment project

The  250-unit Town Center project was recently rejected by the court. Courtesy graphic

“The El Dorado Hills Town Center Apartments project approval has been overturned by the courts, one year after its approval by the Board of Supervisors.” So begins a prepared statement from the group known as Citizens for Sensible Growth in El Dorado Hills released last week. “The court ruling substantiates the public’s claims that the […]

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EID board approves new spending

The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors authorized several projects at its Dec. 14 meeting — the final for the year. Among the big-ticket items were a long list of FERC related projects including those for water temperature monitoring, water quality and noxious weed monitoring coming in at $461,000. The directors also approved $65,000 to design and integrate software applications and […]

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EDH Crime Watch:

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Dec. 19 6:40 p.m. Someone broke a vehicle’s window in the Target parking lot. Dec. 21 7:57 a.m. Money was taken from wallets and purses during a party on Patterson Way. 12:46 p.m. A bicycle was stolen on Emerald Hill Court. 1:57 p.m. A […]

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Fire dept. gets overdue funds

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department will receive the promised $513,302 from El Dorado County. Last Tuesday the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors made a “finding of public benefit” and directed county Auditor-Controller Joe Harn to transfer the funds, which are a portion of property taxes collected over the last two years  — the time frame […]

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Illness during holidays can be prevented

Holidays bring families and friends together for celebration. Unfortunately, the holidays can also result in transporting illnesses to travelers and loved ones. Don’t let the holidays be dampened by illness. The Public Health Division of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency recommends taking time now to get vaccinated against influenza. Those who […]

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EDH man gets prison time for embezzlement

Jeffrey Lamson, 51, of El Dorado Hills, was sentenced on Dec. 15 to two years and six months in prison for wire fraud in connection with a plot to misappropriate money from his former employer, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Lamson plead guilty to wire fraud in August. Lamson was sentenced by United […]

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