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Child advocacy group receives certification

Child Advocates of El Dorado County recently announced that it has been awarded a new 2017 certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association. The certification recognizes that Child Advocates of El Dorado County is in full compliance with National CASA’s high standards for quality child advocacy. “The National CASA quality assurance process is very […]

April 12, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

EDH sailor wins Camellia Cup

“Sailor’s log” was given new meaning on Folsom Lake April 1-2 when 46 sailboats evaded logs and driftwood to compete in the 51st annual Camellia Cup Regatta conducted by the Folsom Lake Yacht Club.

Craig Lee, 63, of El Dorado Hills won the Camellia Cup and top honors as the regatta’s best overall sailor.

Burglary suspect nabbed after running out of gas

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Sacramento man Wednesday morning after the suspect allegedly broke into 23 vehicles parked at Caliber Collision in El Dorado Hills.

Shortly after 5 a.m. a Caliber Collision employee called deputies after he said he confronted a man behind the Rossmore Lane business’ locked gate where customers’ vehicles are stored.

“The man said he was only looking for recyclables and fled in his light-colored Ford Ranger pickup,” sheriff’s officials state in a Facebook post explaining the incident.

Firefighter of the Year: Brian Leduc

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department and Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills recognized Brian Leduc as Firefighter of the Year last week. “He’s always out there making us proud,” said EDH Fire Chief Dave Roberts, who noted Leduc exemplifies the department’s goal of serving the community and does so with a positive attitude every […]

April 05, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

And the ‘bloody’ award goes to …

Who’s got the best Bloody Mary in the ‘burbs? Of 10 local bars that competed in Sunday afternoon’s inaugural event at the Purple Place Bar & Grill, Poor Red’s took the top prize and bragging rights. The bars that entered the Best Bloody in the ‘Burbs contest included Poor Red’s, The Purple Place, El Dorado Saloon, Folsom Tap […]

April 05, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: March 24-29

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: March 24 11:34 a.m. A petty theft was reported on La Cumbre Drive. 9:37 p.m. A residential burglary was reported on Radford Loop. Suspect(s) broke a glass door to gain entry and stole several items. March 25 7:30 a.m. A male suspect allegedly drove […]

April 05, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Judge Brooks retires

El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Nelson Keith Brooks has decided to permanently hang up his robe and lay down his gavel for good. The retiring judge has been off the bench since last summer due to health issues. “All I received was the information that he was retiring. He hadn’t been medically released to come back to […]

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