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Cameron Park Crime Watch: June 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: June 1 8 a.m. A burglary was reported on Merrychase Drive. Suspect(s) forced entry into a storage trailer. 11:15 a.m. Someone stole tools from the back of a truck parked on Merrywood Lane. 6 p.m. A man reported that someone threatened him on Castana Drive. […]

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EID refinances, takes on more debt

With an improved bond rating in the bank, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors voted to refinance up to $25 million in revenue bonds at a lower interest rate as well as to issue up to $57 million in new debt in the form of Certificates of Participation at its June 27 meeting. […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters earns award

SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R- El Dorado Hills, recently named Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County Non-Profit of the Year for Assembly District 6. “I am honored to name Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County as Non-Profit of the Year. The work they have done for the children and community is […]

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Bandaged bandit strikes

A man wearing bandages and sunglasses and claiming he had a gun reportedly robbed an El Dorado Hills bank Friday afternoon. Just before 3 p.m. on July 1 the suspect walked into Chase Bank on Francisco Drive, told a bank employee he had a gun and then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, […]

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Progress made on Trailhead Fire

Cal Fire statistics as of July 3 Acreage/Containment: 3,936, 12% contained Unified Command: NorCal Interagency Incident Management Team 2 is managing the fire on behalf of Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service. Assisting Agencies: Placer County Sheriff’s Office, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office and fire departments from across the region. Structures Threatened: 2,600 Total Personnel: 2,127 […]

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Wildfire smoke advisory

Air quality in El Dorado County is currently being impacted by the Trailhead Fire and other fires in the state. County health officials remind residents to take precautions should wildfire smoke impact the areas in which they live, work and recreate. El Dorado County Air Quality Management District Air Pollution Control Officer Dave Johnston said […]

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Girl Scouts earn bronze through literacy

Four Girl Scouts from El Dorado Hills Troop 2318 recently earned the highest award for Junior Scouts, the Bronze award, by collecting and then delivering more than 500 books to the Mustard Seed School in Sacramento, which educates homeless youth from preschool through high school. Scouts Caitlin Gerety, Quinn Walker, Sonya Alexis and Zoey Jen, […]

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