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CSD stands by parcel tax

El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager Brent Dennis and the CSD Board of Directors collectively responded to, and largely disagreed with, the 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury’s findings and recommendations that asked the CSD to reexamine a 32-year-old $10 annual tax on each home collected to enforce Covenants, Codes and Restrictions. The […]

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Sewer line bursts under Green Valley

El Dorado Irrigation District crews had a mess on their hands Friday afternoon after a sewer line broke in the middle of Green Valley Road, sending stinking water down the road and into storm drains. Crews closed a westbound lane of Green Valley Road, which caused traffic back-ups, while they surveyed the situation and made their repairs. Several […]

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El Dorado Hills embezzler faces prison time

Jeffrey Lamson, 51, of El Dorado Hills, pleaded guilty to wire fraud on Aug. 18 before Judge John A. Mendez. Lamson was charged in connection with a scheme to misappropriate funds from his former employer, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. According to court documents, from 2009-2011 Lamson embezzled upwards of $400,000 from a business […]

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Sheriff’s robot inspects suspicious item in EDH

A suspicious container found in the Bank of America parking lot off Park Drive prompted business closures and a call to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department’s Explosive Ordinance Detail last week. “The item was a clear, 5-gallon plastic container containing a yellowish liquid with grey streaks, capped by a rubber glove that was taped over the […]

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Fire Department hopes to put the brakes on speeding in gated communities

Are speed bumps the answer to reducing speeding? Also called traffic calming measures or vertical deflection devices, are they the only answer? What is the role of the fire department in addressing the problem in gated communities? Considering these questions led to a lengthy and lively discussion at the El Dorado Hills Fire Department Board […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 14-19

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 14 3:27 a.m. Deputies arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication on Town Center Boulevard. 11:41 a.m. Vandalism to a hydration system was reported on Fernwood Drive. 1:16 p.m. A burglary was reported on Golden Foothill Parkway. 1:48 p.m. Two bicycles […]

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Dementia caregivers offered training next Monday

El Dorado County Senior Day Care Services is hosting a free training for family caregivers of people with dementia from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Senior Center, 990 Lassen Lane in El Dorado Hills. The “Art Reflections for Dementia Caregivers” training provides research-proven techniques that use art to awaken memories, strengthen relationships […]

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