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Barcelona teen experiences El Dorado Hills

The Grupps welcome Gabriela Alarte to their El Dorado Hills home. Pictured left to right are: Caroline, Isabelle, Rivers, Charlie the dog, Gabriela, Rob. Photo by Julie Samrick

“Your house is so big!” Gabriela declared upon first seeing her host family’s El Dorado Hills home. A native of Barcelona, Gabriela Alarte, 16, arrived this week with 90 other students from Austria, Russia and Spain as part of  the Education First U.S. Homestay Program, a non-profit group that’s arranged group travel for more than […]

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Grand Jury transcripts detail Nutting’s woes

The Grand Jury transcript detailing interviews that led to the indictment of El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting were recently unsealed. Nutting faces four felony charges related to his participation in the Proposition 40 Fuels Reduction Program. Charges include filing a false documents, perjury by declaration, and failure to recuse himself from Board of Supervisors […]

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County invites comment on General Plan policy

PLACERVILLE — Prompted by resident concerns over proposed housing developments, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors is asking the public for additional feedback. Supervisors are considering a new policy to guide evaluation of large, privately initiated developments that would require a change to the El Dorado County General Plan. Staff from the county’s Community […]

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EDH Crime Watch: June 27 through July 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandals strike June 27: Vandalism was reported on Bridlewood Drive. Unusual find June 27: A detonation cord was found in the Stephen Harris Park parking lot on Tam O Shanter Drive. Caught June 28: A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of stealing alcohol […]

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Marshall’s daVinci robotic-assisted surgeries take leap forward

Marshall Medical Center invested last year in a state-of-the-art daVinci robotic surgical system. Previously available only at large, multi-hospital health systems, the daVinci has become another important option for minimally-invasive surgery at Marshall. daVinci surgeries are almost always outpatient, and result in less blood loss, fewer and smaller incisions, less pain and a quicker recovery […]

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Soroptimist grants benefit the community

Soroptimist of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills hosted the annual Grant Awards Night on last month at Sierra Vista Bank in Cameron Park. “This event is extremely gratifying to our members as it is the rewarding culmination of all the efforts we invest in Chocolate Affair and our other fundraisers,” said incoming Club President and Grant […]

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Hometown Hero: Evan Reuter

Airman Evan Reuter

Air Force Airman 1st Class Evan A.L. Reuter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

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