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Public asked to comment on biological, oak resources documents

El Dorado County’s Long Range Planning Division recently announced that public and agency comment is invited on a draft environmental impact report. At issue is the recently completed General Plan Biological Resources Policy Update and Oak Resources Management Plan. Under the California Environmental Quality Act and county code, effective June 30, the public and relevant […]

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EID’s Abercrombie on medical leave

The El Dorado Irrigation District board appointed General Counsel Tom Cumpston as acting general manager at a special closed-door meeting on July 7 while General Manager Jim Abercrombie is out on medical leave. Abercrombie has been with EID since 2009 as its general manager. He is a registered civil engineer with a master’s in business administration. He previously worked at […]

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Paws up for Silver Award project

The animal lovers who make up El Dorado Hills Girl Scouts Troop 1879 knew they wanted their Silver Award community service project to involve animals, so they worked with staff at Community Park to make the dog park a more enjoyable place for their four-legged friends to play. The girls, including Julia Bird, Madi Ciampi, […]

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EDH Crime Watch: June 23-28

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: June 23 8:26 a.m. Deputies arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance after they reportedly found him with methamphetamine in El Dorado Hills Town Center. June 24 2:09 p.m. Mail theft was reported on King Edward Drive. 4:42 p.m. […]

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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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