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EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 13-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Jan. 13 12:09 p.m. A veterinarian reported that a pet dog was likely shot and injured on Screech Owl Court. 2:04 p.m. Vandalism was reported on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. 7:53 p.m. A suspicious subject was seen on Arches Avenue. Jan. 15 9:07 a.m. […]

No Comment / January 25, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Volunteer Roppolo hangs up his fire hat

For 38 years Mike Roppolo slept with a pager on his nightstand. The volunteer lieutenant with the El Dorado Hills Fire Department for the last 23 years and Cal Fire for 15 years before that was ready at a moment’s notice. Earthquakes, floods, plane crashes, car wrecks, riots, fires … you name it, he’s responded — […]

No Comment / January 25, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Charter school supporters rally behind academy

Supporters of Roseville-based John Adams Academy would like to see another transitional kindergarten through grade 12 campus open in El Dorado Hills, but after Buckeye Union School District denied a charter petition request in late 2016 supporters have appealed to the El Dorado County Office of Education to open a school in the El Dorado […]

No Comment / January 25, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Teen murder suspect in court

The 16-year-old boy accused of murder made his first appearance in the El Dorado County Juvenile Court on Monday, Jan 23. The victim was also identified by law enforcement. El Dorado County sheriff’s Sgt. Tasha Thompson confirmed the victim’s identity as Shingle Springs resident Dianna Redmon, 65. Officials have not yet released how she died. […]

No Comment / January 24, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Teen suspected of Shingle Springs murder

The Ponderosa High School student arrested Thursday morning after he allegedly brought a loaded firearm onto campus now faces a murder charge. The 16-year-old boy is being held at Juvenile Hall on suspicion of murder after El Dorado County sheriff’s officials discovered a homicide victim — identified at press time only as a female relative — […]

No Comment / January 23, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Eagle Scout earned his wings

Oak Ridge freshman Meth Ranaweera recently earned his Eagle Scout rank. His Board of Review was in November and his Court of Honor will be held Feb. 25. Meth, 14, joined Cub Scouts when he was 6 years old in 2008 and is a member of Troop 645. For his Eagle project Meth said he wanted […]

1 Comment / January 18, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDHCSD names new general manager

Interim general manager, no more. The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors unanimously voted to hire Kevin Loewen for the job permanently at its monthly board meeting last Thursday. Loewen was hired in February 2014 to be the EDHCSD’s Director of Parks & Planning and began serving as the interim general manager in […]

1 Comment / January 18, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »