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AG clears auditor

The Office of the California Attorney General will not pursue any action against El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn. “The 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury requested an investigation into the allegations and findings of its report in case GJ-14-12,” a brief news release from the county Chief Administrative Office states. “The Office of the California […]

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FBI hunts the ‘Bandage Bandit’

The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance in catching the “Bandage Bandit,” a suspect who has reportedly robbed banks from the Nevada state line to Folsom. The suspect, who wears bandages on his face, is believed to be in his 20s or 30s. He has blond hair, a large build and is 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 […]

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App has kids, adults on the go

Though Pokémon Go was only released July 6, the location-based, real-time video game app has spread across the country and El Dorado Hills, with people of all ages playing to collect upward of 200 Pokémon characters. My 12-year-old son took me on a tour of El Dorado Hills to see just where the characters pop […]

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Public Health offering back-to-school childhood immunizations

New state law goes into full effect this school year The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Public Health Nursing Division reminds parents to plan now for the coming school year by ensuring their child is up-to- date on required immunizations. For those families without a health care provider, Public Health is now offering low-cost back-to- school […]

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EDH Crime Watch: July 7-13

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: July 7 10:48 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Rookery Place. 12:55 p.m. An Olson Lane resident reported that someone stole items from his garage. July 8 7:29 a.m. Someone stole items from two locked vehicles parked in a Rosado Way driveway. 8:15 […]

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$61 million sheriff’s facility gets go-ahead

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved moving forward on an approximately $61 million public safety facility, voting 4-1 during a special meeting July 11. Board Chairman Ron Mikulaco opposed the project saying that financial analysis to date is insufficient. Sheriff’s Department staff and volunteers packed the board chambers to standing room only and vigorously […]

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Sacco and Triano win SOA seats

Newcomers Don Sacco and George Triano have won the two open seats on the five-seat Serrano Owners Association Board of Directors. Incumbent Dean Getz came in third. Approximately 53 percent of ballots were returned in time for the July 15 vote at El Dorado Hills Fire Station 85. Sacco came in first with 1,669 votes, […]

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