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UPDATED: Standoff ends with arrest

A man threatening suicide shut down El Dorado Hills Boulevard in El Dorado Hills after SWAT responded to his threats of shooting anyone who approached his apartment Wednesday. Deputies were following up on a child molestation investigation involving Eric Hatfield Jr., 37, who was accused of molesting an underage female acquaintance, according to a press […]

No Comment / July 10, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Deputy injured in collision

An El Dorado County sheriff’s deputy was injured in a collision in El Dorado Hills on July 5. The deputy, whose name has not been released, was turning left from southbound Latrobe Road onto eastbound Highway 50 at about 11:15 p.m. when a silver 2007 Nissan Altima traveling northbound on Latrobe entered the intersection and […]

No Comment / July 07, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting appeals conviction

Former District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting filed an appeal with the 3rd District Court of Appeals on June 30. In May, Nutting was found guilty of multiple counts related to accepting loans from county employees or contractors, while he was cleared of three felony charges of failing to report income and one misdemeanor charge related to […]

No Comment / July 07, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Community partners work to end mental health stigma

“One out of four families will experience mental health challenges. My family is one,” narrates actress Glenn Close at the start of the documentary “A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness,” which was shown to residents at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion earlier this year in an effort to […]

No Comment / July 07, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Support group reaches out to vets

This second segment of a three-part series regarding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD affects an estimated 7 percent of the general U.S. population at some time in their lives, but this series focuses on PTSD victims in the military. Julie Leconte is a facilitator for the Military Family Support Group in El Dorado County. In the […]

No Comment / July 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Driver dies in solo wreck

An unidentified man died in a July 4 solo car wreck, according to the California Highway Patrol. At 12:55 p.m., the man was driving his 1989 Toyota two-door coupe in the No. 1 eastbound lane of Highway 50 east of Bass Lake Road, a CHP report states, when, for an unknown reason, he veered to […]

No Comment / July 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Connections – One Stop offers services for disabled job seekers

El Dorado County residents who are disabled and looking for work are invited to take advantage of free services and special funding offered through Connections – One Stop. “The El Dorado County Connections – One Stop program can help disabled individuals search for a good job, develop a quality resume, enhance job interview skills and […]

No Comment / July 04, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »