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DOT worker hit by steamroller

An El Dorado County Department of Transportation worker suffered injuries when struck by a roller at a construction site on Industrial Drive in El Dorado Hills around 11 a.m. Tuesday. “He is still in the hospital and we are not giving out his personal information,” said DOT Director Bard Lower. At the scene, the victim’s coworker […]

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More public input sought for Central EDH Specific Plan

On April 22 El Dorado County staff released a partial recirculated draft environmental impact report for the Central El Dorado Hills Specific Plan, Parker Development’s proposed 341-acre plan that includes the 98-acre former Executive Golf Course. The RDEIR includes revisions to sections to reflect the direction of the California Supreme Court regarding methods of evaluating greenhouse gas […]

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EDH Crime Watch: May 6-10

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: May 6 11:13 a.m. A 23-year-old man reportedly stole food from a Park Drive grocery store. 11:46 p.m. An attempted burglary was reported on Ridgeview Drive. May 7 5:01 p.m. Deputies arrested two men, ages 30 and 36, and a woman, 43, on suspicion […]

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EDH Fire strikes deals with employees

At last month’s El Dorado Hills Fire Board meeting three employment contracts received approval – the memorandum of understanding with the El Dorado Hills Professional Firefighters and agreements with unrepresented management and administrative support. All three will run through Sept. 30, 2019. Contracts expired last fall. Since then the fire board and group representatives have […]

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Tireless senior celebrated

El Dorado Hills resident Hal Erpenbeck was recognized by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and recently honored with a proclamation for his “dedicated service to the citizens of El Dorado County and El Dorado Hills.” Erpenbeck and his wife Barbara moved to El Dorado Hills from the Bay Area in 2002. Since then, […]

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EDSO facility loan: Clock’s ticking to save millions

The deadline to lock in a low interest rate on the loan for the new El Dorado County sheriff’s facility could come and go, resulting in a possible hit to taxpayers’ wallets. District 2 Supervisor Shiva Frentzen shared a recently sent letter explaining the problem. “The verbal update that I received from the assistant Chief Administrative Officer […]

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Student of the Month: Sarah Howell

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills and Jackson Elementary School staff celebrated Student of the Month Sarah Howell at the May 11 meeting. “Sarah is the epitome of a hard worker,” said Principal Michele Miller, who added that she has enjoyed watching the fifth-grader blossom into a kind-hearted young adult. “I’m very proud of her,” […]

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