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Nutting appeals conviction

Former District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting filed an appeal with the 3rd District Court of Appeals on June 30. In May, Nutting was found guilty of multiple counts related to accepting loans from county employees or contractors, while he was cleared of three felony charges of failing to report income and one misdemeanor charge related to […]

No Comment / July 07, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Community partners work to end mental health stigma

“One out of four families will experience mental health challenges. My family is one,” narrates actress Glenn Close at the start of the documentary “A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness,” which was shown to residents at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion earlier this year in an effort to […]

No Comment / July 07, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Support group reaches out to vets

This second segment of a three-part series regarding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD affects an estimated 7 percent of the general U.S. population at some time in their lives, but this series focuses on PTSD victims in the military. Julie Leconte is a facilitator for the Military Family Support Group in El Dorado County. In the […]

No Comment / July 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Driver dies in solo wreck

An unidentified man died in a July 4 solo car wreck, according to the California Highway Patrol. At 12:55 p.m., the man was driving his 1989 Toyota two-door coupe in the No. 1 eastbound lane of Highway 50 east of Bass Lake Road, a CHP report states, when, for an unknown reason, he veered to […]

No Comment / July 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Connections – One Stop offers services for disabled job seekers

El Dorado County residents who are disabled and looking for work are invited to take advantage of free services and special funding offered through Connections – One Stop. “The El Dorado County Connections – One Stop program can help disabled individuals search for a good job, develop a quality resume, enhance job interview skills and […]

No Comment / July 04, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: June 26 through July 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Funny money June 26: Three suspects entered the Park Drive Raley’s and attempted to pass a fake $100 bill. Copper caper June 26: Thieves stole copper wire from the Joerger Cutoff Road PG&E substation. Nap time June 26: Deputies approached a 51-year-old woman sleeping […]

No Comment / July 03, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

U.S. Bank helps foster kids

U.S. Bank and CASA staff and advocates come together during a special event during which the bank donated to the advocate program. Left to right are: Kathy Hurd (CASA), Ray Lang (CASA), Colleen Roatch (CASA), Val Davidson (CASA), Pamela Maxwell (U.S. Bank) and John Adams (CASA). Courtesy photo

PLACERVILLE — More local foster kids will have a CASA advocate to help them find safe, permanent homes thanks to a $10,000 grant from U.S. Bank. Each year approximately 500 abused and neglected children in El Dorado County are court ordered for a CASA advocate after being pulled from their homes by Child Protective Services and […]

No Comment / July 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »