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El Dorado County Republicans elect new chairman

On Jan. 7 new members of the El Dorado County Republican Central Committee were sworn in by county Recorder Clerk/Registrar of Voters Bill Schultz. That same evening RCC members voted to elect Todd White to serve as the 2017 chairman. The El Dorado County RCC is the elected body of the California Republican Party and […]

January 18, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Supervisors declare countywide emergency

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously declared a countywide state of emergency Jan. 1o in order to battle flooding, mudslides and infrastructure damage resulting from recent storms. Requested by Division of Transportation Director Bard Lower, the board’s action allows county crews to streamline efforts to repair and prevent damage to roads and facilities. In […]

January 18, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Father/ son ensure the middle school band lives on

Father and son Glen Cain and Ben Cain have more than 50 years of experience between them as public school music teachers in El Dorado County, molding the young minds of thousands of area youth to not just learn to read music and play an instrument, but to be better people too. Ben, the band […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 28, 2016, – Jan. 4, 2017

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Dec. 28 12:02 p.m. A Verona Road resident reported finding a small hole in one of his home’s windows, possibly due to someone shooting at the residence. Dec. 29 4:34 a.m. A vehicle was vandalized on Brisbane Circle. Dec. 30 9:38 a.m. A vehicle burglary […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Join El Dorado County’s Teen Court

El Dorado County Teen Court is now recruiting new student participants for the spring program. Teen Court is a unique and highly successful program that actively involves teens in the local judicial system. The program operates in both Placerville and South Lake Tahoe. After completing mandatory orientation training, teens serve as personnel in real court […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

State tax season now open

SACRAMENTO — The Franchise Tax Board has begun accepting 2016 state tax returns for a filing season that extends through April 18, three days beyond the traditional deadline because of a federal holiday. The FTB encourages taxpayers to take advantage of the agency’s online services and take extra steps to protect themselves and their refunds. Free filing […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

New, returning supes on the job

El Dorado County’s Board of Supervisors welcomed new colleague John Hidahl as its first order of business last Tuesday. Presiding El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Suzanne Kingsbury performed swearing-in duties for the new District 1 supervisor and then administered the oath of office to re-elected supervisors Brian Veerkamp (District 3) and Shiva Frentzen (District 2). […]

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