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Art Patterson named Veteran of the Year

Ponte Palmero CEO Greg Kasner, El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn,                                                                                                                                     Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, Veteran of the Year Art Patterson and Pete Conaty with the Department of Veteran Affairs, left to right, pose for a photo during the Legislature's event honoring veterans. Courtesy photo

Arthur “Art” Patterson of El Dorado County was recently named Veteran of the Year for the 6th Assembly District by Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-El Dorado Hills. Patterson served in the military for 23 years, two years in the Army and 21 years in the Air Force. He was 17 years old when he joined the military by asking […]

Comments Off / July 12, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sheriff’s Department honors Fallen Dallas officers

The recent shooting deaths of several Dallas officers sent shock waves through the law enforcement community and the country. The Dallas police chief and mayor scheduled a moment of silence at noon in the Central Time Zone Friday and they were joined by law enforcement offices all over the country, including El Dorado County. Sheriff D’Agostini honored […]

Comments Off / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Public asked to comment on biological, oak resources documents

El Dorado County’s Long Range Planning Division recently announced that public and agency comment is invited on a draft environmental impact report. At issue is the recently completed General Plan Biological Resources Policy Update and Oak Resources Management Plan. Under the California Environmental Quality Act and county code, effective June 30, the public and relevant […]

Comments Off / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID’s Abercrombie on medical leave

Jim Abercrombie

The El Dorado Irrigation District board appointed General Counsel Tom Cumpston as acting general manager at a special closed-door meeting on July 7 while General Manager Jim Abercrombie is out on medical leave. Abercrombie has been with EID since 2009 as its general manager. He is a registered civil engineer with a master’s in business administration. He previously worked at […]

Comments Off / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Paws up for Silver Award project

Troop 1879 Girl Scout Juniors Julia Bird, Madi Ciampi, Ryan Cummings, Christina Lindblom and Emma Wise, left to right, recently earned the Silver Award, the highest award Girl Scout Juniors can receive, by sprucing up the dog park in Community Park. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

The animal lovers who make up El Dorado Hills Girl Scouts Troop 1879 knew they wanted their Silver Award community service project to involve animals, so they worked with staff at Community Park to make the dog park a more enjoyable place for their four-legged friends to play. The girls, including Julia Bird, Madi Ciampi, […]

Comments Off / July 06, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: June 23-28

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: June 23 8:26 a.m. Deputies arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance after they reportedly found him with methamphetamine in El Dorado Hills Town Center. June 24 2:09 p.m. Mail theft was reported on King Edward Drive. 4:42 p.m. […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: June 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: June 1 8 a.m. A burglary was reported on Merrychase Drive. Suspect(s) forced entry into a storage trailer. 11:15 a.m. Someone stole tools from the back of a truck parked on Merrywood Lane. 6 p.m. A man reported that someone threatened him on Castana Drive. […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »