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Blackstone residents, district clash over school’s future

Each year that Valley View Elementary in the Blackstone community doesn’t open, residents say they grow more frustrated. Residents agree that they want to see children at the neighborhood school built in 2013 by the Buckeye Union School District. What kind of school it should become is where they disagree. While the BUSD average is […]

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Hidahl joins connector JPA board

The Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority has announced the appointment of El Dorado County Supervisor John Hidahl and Folsom City Council Member Steve Miklos to its board of directors. The Connector JPA was formed in December 2006 and includes Sacramento County, El Dorado County and the cities of Elk Grove, Folsom and Rancho Cordova. […]

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Search initiated for possible missing kayaker

El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s Swift Water Rescue Team, State Parks, the Folsom Fire Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to a report of a possibly distressed kayaker near the Salmon Falls Bridge on the South Fork of the American River near Folsom Lake Friday afternoon. A witness reported that he saw a person in a […]

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Supes reconsider bills’ support

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors opted to “reconsider” rather than “rescind” its Jan. 24 vote of support for the state’s Senate Bill 1 and Assembly Bill 1. Both pieces of proposed legislation, if approved, would raise state revenue for road maintenance and related services through a number of tax and fee increases centering on the […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 26 through Feb. 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Jan. 26 7:05 p.m. Possible mail theft was reported on Patterson Way. Jan. 27 11:33 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Warwick Place. 8:32 p.m. A residential burglary was reported on Penela Way. Jan. 28 10:55 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Harvard […]

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Farewell to a flight pioneer

Doris Lockness, the woman who could fly, has landed. Three days before what would have been her 107th birthday, El Dorado Hills resident and pilot phenomenon Doris Lockness died of pneumonia Jan. 30. Decades before the feminist movement, Doris flew small airplanes during World War II as part of the Women’s Air Force Service Pilots. The […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: January 2017

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Jan. 1 2:50 a.m. Deputies arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of disorderly conduct on Cameron Park Drive. 10:54 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported in the Plaza Goldorado shopping center. Jan. 3 8:40 a.m. A firearm was reported lost on Durock Road. 10 […]

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