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Malibu woman arrested on alleged movie studio scheme

A Malibu woman faces a 32-count indictment, unsealed Nov. 6, for an alleged fraud scheme related to construction of a movie studio — with one of the supposed locations in El Dorado Hills. Carissa Carpenter, 51, was arrested Nov. 5 in Venice on charges including mail fraud, wire fraud and making false statements to a government […]

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Deputy’s murder suspect moved to county

The man accused of shooting and killing a Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy and a Placer County sheriff’s detective was moved from Sacramento County to El Dorado County on Wednesday, Nov. 5. The decision to move Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamontes (aka Marcelo Marquez) to the Placerville jail was made by Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, who said he decided […]

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King Fire stabilization projects Under way

PLACERVILLE — The Eldorado National Forest received $3,117,177 for emergency land stabilization activities on federal lands burned by the King Fire. The funds will be used to reduce risks of increased flooding and mud/debris flows. “The first step in helping the burned land recover was to assess the emergency work that needs to be completed before […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Busted Oct. 30: Deputies arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of marijuana possession on Post Street. Ransacked Oct. 30: An unknown suspect entered a Ridgeview Court home through a sliding back door and ransacked the place, going through nearly every drawer, cupboard and closet. […]

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Get ready for A Night at the Library

Stroll through books while sipping wine, nibbling epicurean delights, listening to music and viewing beautiful artwork at the El Dorado Hills Library’s second A Night at the Library on Sunday, Nov. 16. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, all proceeds benefit the library and are used for adult programming, resources and books. At last year’s event, […]

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Morrison, Blackmon join CPCSD incumbents

The Cameron Park Community Services District board will see some old faces along with some new ones as a result of Tuesday’s election. Re-elected for four-year terms were incumbents Scott McNeil with 20 percent of the vote and Greg Stanton with 19.5 percent. Joining them will be newcomer Holly Morrison, who received 18 percent. “I am […]

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County CAO resigns

El Dorado County Chief Administrative Officer Terri Daly resigned the position she has held for just short of four years, effective Nov. 4. Board Chair Norma Santiago read a brief statement accepting the resignation at the beginning of the Board of Supervisors afternoon session praising Daly as a “loyal champion of El Dorado County employees.” […]

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