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Legal limbo for Nutting: Supes delay action agenda two weeks

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors met in closed session with legal counsel May 20 to discuss whether District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting was “suspended from the office of county supervisor by operation of law” because of jury verdicts on May 14, stated a prepared statement from the Chief Administrative Office. Nutting was found […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Preventing dog bites: Safety reminders for everyone

With warmer weather and increased outdoor activities throughout the County, El Dorado County Animal Services is sharing safety tips with the public to prevent dog bites. According to Animal Services Chief, Henry Brzezinski, 300 to 400 dog bites typically occur in El Dorado County each year; most of these are avoidable. Brzezinski emphasized it is […]

No Comment / May 19, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

The Science Olympiad expands the mind

Science masters — The Rolling Hills Middle School Science Olympiad team, clockwise from left front, includes Andrew Tang, Eric Zhao, Stephanie Warrior, Prachi Sood, Chris Zinser, Anthony Pham, Nicholas Pham, Mattie Vanhonsebrouck, Chris Tharratt, Misbah Shafi, James Yoon, Nidhi Vedantam, Tanushree Jain and Lynn Yang. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Sheldon and Leonard pay attention — 15 sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth-grade scientists are sharpening their brains and expanding their creativity to blow the Big Bang Theory and other science concepts right out of the water. Rolling Hills Middle School’s 2014 Science Olympiad team meets every Thursday after school with advisor Ryan Rutkin. At home, […]

No Comment / May 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rescue school district ready to buy Bass Lake

The Board of Trustees for the Rescue Union School District voted unanimously (5-0) to proceed with the purchase of the Bass Lake Property from the El Dorado Irrigation District for the sum of $300,000 during the board’s general meeting on May 13. “The Bass Lake Property includes approximately 57 acres of land and Bass Lake,” […]

No Comment / May 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Go ‘blue’ at EDH farm

Blueberry picking is fun for all ages. Courtesy photo

Three to four weeks a year are optimal for blueberry picking at one El Dorado Hills farm — a short window to gather those “blue jewels” as owners Mike and Janet Suttles like to call their cherished crop at Once in a Blue Moon Berries. Now in its fifth season, the one-acre blueberry farm nestled […]

No Comment / May 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Updated: Bodies found in Folsom Lake

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials announced that searchers have found the bodies of all four men who went missing after a May 10 Folsom Lake boating accident. The deceased were identified as Toby Strauch, 54; Gerald Jacobs, 53; and James Andrew Strauch, 47; and Jon Smith, 48.James Andrew Strauch was found on May 16, Jacobs […]

No Comment / May 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Event aims to recruit more business

StemExpress founder and CEO Cate Dyer, left, chats with Greg Stanton, Dave Johnston and Lisa Peterson from the county about why El Dorado County is a great place to build and grow a business at last Thursday's Elevate to El Dorado event in the El Dorado Hills business park. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

“Business is open in El Dorado Hills and El Dorado County,” said El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Debbie Manning about the inaugural Elevate to El Dorado event last Thursday. The chamber partnered with El Dorado County and the El Dorado Hills Community Foundation to host the information and networking gathering in […]

No Comment / May 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »