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Recalled solar panels still being replaced in EDH

July 9, 2013 had been a relatively quiet day for Alicia Barranco. She had recently been released from the hospital and was recovering at home. She smelled smoke and thought it might be toast or a coffee pot burning. She went back to bed after being unable to find the source of the smell. But […]

No Comment / January 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting gets new date

A Friday hearing, largely in the judge’s chambers, for Ray Nutting outlined possible dates for jury selection for the District 2 county supervisor’s trial jury selection. Two days, plus an afternoon after normal court is held, will be used for jury selection starting Feb. 11, continuing Feb. 13 and 14. Defense attorney David Weiner noted […]

No Comment / January 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Interfaith dinner to promote understanding

Following the nightmarish attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, on America, there came a wave of outrage and fury toward those of the Muslim faith by many in the United States, a hatred that still permeates some segments of society. It is because of those feelings that two local religious leaders, a Christian and a Muslim, […]

No Comment / January 12, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Dirt churned on Silva Valley

Officials, past and present, from El Dorado and Sacramento counties take part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Silva Valley interchange Thursday afternoon. Left to right: Ray Nutting, Ron Mikulaco, Brian Veerkamp, Don Nottoli, Jody Jones, John Knight, Ron Briggs, Jack Sweeney and Billy Vandegrift. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

A who’s who of local officials and state representatives stood on a dusty hill in El Dorado Hills Thursday afternoon to kick-start construction of the community’s newest road project. Golden shovels turned the first dirt on a Highway 50 interchange project more than 20 years in the making — the Silva Valley interchange. El Dorado […]

1 Comment / January 09, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Governor taps Folsom residents for tech appointments

Davood Ghods, 53, of Folsom, has been appointed chief of the Office of Technology Services at the California Department of Technology. Ghods has been deputy director for enterprise information services at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation since 2012. He was information technology services director at Auriga Corporation from 2011 to 2012, senior manager […]

No Comment / January 09, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 2-8

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandals strike Jan. 2: Vandalism was reported on Wilson Boulevard. Busted Jan. 3: A deputy interrupted an apparent vehicle burglary in a Park Drive parking lot and arrested the 20-year-old suspect who was reportedly found with hypodermic needles. Too loud Jan. 4: A 21-year-old […]

No Comment / January 09, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Bodacious Biking Babes give away bikes

Bodacious Biking Babes Carrie Cain, Kathy Hurd, Kim Fish, Colleen Yeandle-Rich, team sponsor John Crews, Cindy Freeman, Michele Ruscito, Pauline Curtis and Lisa Robbins, left to right, donated bikes and safety gear to women who need reliable transportation. Courtesy photo

Guided by their motto “Girls Geared to Give,” the Bodacious Biking Babes, a women’s cycling team based in El Dorado Hills, recently donated bicycles to foster and orphaned teen girls locally and around the world so the girls could have their own set of wheels to get to school or work. Through their fundraising efforts, […]

No Comment / January 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »