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EID OKs emergency repairs

The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors held a special meeting as part of its regular Feb. 13 meeting to approve several emergency repair contracts. Operations Director Margaret Washko reviewed in detail the damage caused by recent storms. First up was a $64,000 contract with Doug Veerkamp General Engineering for the emergency repair and replacement of a failed section […]

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Property taxes now due; pay before April deadline

El Dorado County Tax Collector C.L Raffety reminds property owners that the second installment of the secured property tax bill is now due and will be delinquent if not paid on or before April 10. This year taxpayers are warned that the Tax Collector’s Office and other county offices are undergoing major renovations. On Feb. […]

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EDH Crime Log: Feb. 9-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Feb. 9. 7 a.m. Deputies investigated a prowling claim on Giotto Way but found no evidence that an incident occurred. Feb. 10 2:46 a.m. Deputies arrested a 41-year-old woman who allegedly tried to steal items from a Town Center Boulevard convenience store. Feb. 12 […]

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Dixon Ranch development denied

At the end of a five-hour, standing-room-only El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting Feb. 14, Supervisors John Hidahl, Shiva Frentzen and Michael Ranalli voted to deny approval of the Dixon Ranch subdivision. Supervisors Brian Veerkamp and Sue Novasel favored future consideration of a revised version of the project but opposed full denial. Dixon Ranch […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 2-8

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Feb. 2 8:21 a.m. Deputies arrested a man on suspicion of driving a stolen vehicle on Bass Lake Road. 9:34 a.m. Suspects forced entry into a Golden Foothills Parkway storage unit. Feb. 3 6:42 a.m. Deputies arrested a 27-year-old woman on suspicion of possession […]

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Two developments closer to reality

At last week’s joint meeting of the Area Planning Advisory Committee and El Dorado Hills Community Council, updates on two El Dorado Hills area projects, which are now closer to being built, were shared. The Pavilions The El Dorado County Planning Commission approved plans for a 28,000-square-foot memory care facility on Francisco Drive and Green Valley […]

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EDH chimney catches fire

A family of three is staying with friends after their Edgehill Drive home in El Dorado Hills caught fire Monday morning. “The fire was reported at approximately 8:30 a.m. by the occupants of the home after they heard popping in their walls and smoke filled their house,” El Dorado Hills Fire Division Chief Mike Lilienthal said. […]

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