Use it or lose it, senior taxi service begins

El Dorado Hills residents 60 and older or adults with disabilities have a new door-to-door transportation option beginning Oct. 19. El Dorado Transit, in partnership with Gold Rush Taxi, will offer qualified residents discounted taxi vouchers for travel anywhere within the El Dorado Hills Community Services District seven days a week from 7 a.m. to […]

September 30, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Traffic Impact Mitigation fees may be heading south

Developers, large and small, were warned not to hold their breath but to anticipate that Traffic Impact Mitigation (TIM) fees might go down in the foreseeable future. Tuesday’s El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting featured a presentation by the Long Range Planning Division of the Community Development Agency. Staff from that division, along with […]

September 30, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

OR grad’s passion for Israel pays off

When many 13-year-olds are interested in the latest celebrity gossip or fashion, El Dorado Hills resident Kassi Ropp was marching in the pro-Israel movement. Now 23, the 2010 Oak Ridge graduate continues to work for pro-Israel legislation and recently traveled to Israel on an all-expenses-paid diplomatic relations trip for winning a 90-second video competition sponsored […]

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Fatal shooting: Brown’s bail set

The man accused of accidentally shooting and killing an El Dorado Hills woman earlier this month appeared in Sacramento County Superior Court Thursday. Kenyatta Brown, 22, and his attorney Russell Miller attended a bail review hearing, where the judge set bail at $100,000. Another court date was set for Oct. 15. Brown is charged with involuntary manslaughter […]

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County’s water conservation falling short

For the third week in a row in September, El Dorado Irrigation District customer water conservation has fallen short of the 28 percent state-mandated target. EID officials ask that customers continue their efforts to conserve water wherever possible to ensure EID meets its mandated reduction requirement and end the season on a strong note. For ideas about how to cut […]

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Community clean-up this Saturday

Waste Connections and the El Dorado Hills Community Services District co-host their annual Fall Community Clean-up Day event for El Dorado Hills residents from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3. at Rolling Hills Christian Church, 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills. This free event gives El Dorado Hills residents the opportunity to clean up […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 18-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Sept. 18 7:21 a.m. School officials at a Francisco Drive campus reported that someone broke three windows. 12:42 p.m. Vandalism was reported on Springburn Way. Sept. 19 2:47 p.m. A Beckett Drive resident reported that he was the victim of fraud. Sept. 20 5:46 […]

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