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Traffic Impact Mitigation fees may be heading south

Developers, large and small, were warned not to hold their breath but to anticipate that Traffic Impact Mitigation (TIM) fees might go down in the foreseeable future. Tuesday’s El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting featured a presentation by the Long Range Planning Division of the Community Development Agency. Staff from that division, along with […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

OR grad’s passion for Israel pays off

Kassandra Ropp, right, stands with fellow first place winner Derek Arone, left, and Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer. Ropp and Arone tied to win a global video competition sponsored by the Israeli Embassy. They recently took a diplomatic relations trip to Israel and met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Ropp will move to Israel in October to finish her undergraduate degree. Courtesy photo

When many 13-year-olds are interested in the latest celebrity gossip or fashion, El Dorado Hills resident Kassi Ropp was marching in the pro-Israel movement. Now 23, the 2010 Oak Ridge graduate continues to work for pro-Israel legislation and recently traveled to Israel on an all-expenses-paid diplomatic relations trip for winning a 90-second video competition sponsored […]

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Fatal shooting: Brown’s bail set

Kenyatta Brown

The man accused of accidentally shooting and killing an El Dorado Hills woman earlier this month appeared in Sacramento County Superior Court Thursday. Kenyatta Brown, 22, and his attorney Russell Miller attended a bail review hearing, where the judge set bail at $100,000. Another court date was set for Oct. 15. Brown is charged with involuntary manslaughter […]

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County’s water conservation falling short

For the third week in a row in September, El Dorado Irrigation District customer water conservation has fallen short of the 28 percent state-mandated target. EID officials ask that customers continue their efforts to conserve water wherever possible to ensure EID meets its mandated reduction requirement and end the season on a strong note. For ideas about how to cut […]

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Community clean-up this Saturday

Waste Connections and the El Dorado Hills Community Services District co-host their annual Fall Community Clean-up Day event for El Dorado Hills residents from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3. at Rolling Hills Christian Church, 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills. This free event gives El Dorado Hills residents the opportunity to clean up […]

Comments Off / September 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 18-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Sept. 18 7:21 a.m. School officials at a Francisco Drive campus reported that someone broke three windows. 12:42 p.m. Vandalism was reported on Springburn Way. Sept. 19 2:47 p.m. A Beckett Drive resident reported that he was the victim of fraud. Sept. 20 5:46 […]

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Enroll in FLC ‘fast-track’ classes

Late-start classes are available at Folsom Lake College. Courtesy photo

It’s not too late to enroll at Folsom Lake College this fall. There are open “fast-track” classes that start later in the semester, including offerings in anthropology, business, computer science, geology, psychology, music and more. Visit flc.losrios.edu to see which classes are available and to enroll. Second eight-week-term classes start the week of Oct. 15. Other courses begin throughout the […]

Comments Off / September 25, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »