EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 17-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Locked or not? Jan. 17: A theft victim reported a grand theft from a possibly unlocked vehicle parked on Stratford Circle. Can’t get away Jan. 19: An 18-year-old man was cited after he allegedly tried to steal alcohol from a Francisco Drive store. Lights […]

January 30, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Lindsay’s got spirit

Twice a week Lindsay Lee wakes up at 6 a.m. for her “dreaded” lifting and endurance workouts — part of the 18-year-old University of Colorado cheerleader’s practices. Some may see this, plus three more days of three-hour practices, as deal-breaking sacrifice; Lee considers cheerleading a confidence booster that has helped smooth her transition from an […]

January 23, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

How much do they make? County staff salaries released

Information regarding who gets paid what in the county is readily available to the public through a couple of channels. The office of the State of California Controller John Chiang manages a website called Government Compensation in California at publicpay.ca.gov. Data there is gathered from reports submitted annually by public entities including counties, cities, special […]

January 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 10-16

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandalism Jan. 10: A Gresham Drive resident reported vandalism in his neighborhood. Good find Jan. 10: A wallet was found on Serrano Parkway. Too much Jan. 11: Deputies responding to a disturbance call on Planeta Way reportedly found a 35-year-old man too intoxicated to […]

January 23, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Mikulaco to work on connector board

MATHER — The Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority today announced that El Dorado County Supervisor Ron Mikulaco has been appointed to the JPA Board of Directors. Mikulaco was elected to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors in June 2012 and took office on Jan. 7.  He represents District 1, which includes El Dorado Hills, and was appointed to […]

January 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

County shuts down old web address

The El Dorado County Information Technologies Department announced that it will no longer maintain an older version of its website address. The website address co.el-dorado.ca.us will be decommissioned on Jan. 31.  The county’s current website address, edcgov.us, will remain unchanged. “We actually switched to the ‘edcgov.us’ address a couple of years ago because it was shorter and easier […]

Buckeye kindergarten registration begins soon

Buckeye Union School District announces that beginning Feb. 5 kindergarten and junior kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year will be accepted at all of its elementary schools — Buckeye in Shingle Springs, (530) 677-2277; Blue Oak and Blue Oak Montessori in Cameron Park, (530) 676-0164; William Brooks in El Dorado Hills, (916) 933-6618; Silva […]

January 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,