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A prize fit for a superhero

One lucky raffle ticket holder will get the ride of a lifetime — in the Batmobile.

El Dorado Hills resident Bob Goldsand offered up his sweet ride for the Sons of Italy Gold Country Lodge 2705 fundraiser benefiting the order’s scholarship fund. The winning ticket will be drawn on Nov. 14.

Pursuit policies reviewed after collision

Following the Sept. 5 Placerville Police pursuit that resulted in a collision that seriously injured Marina Village Middle School counselor Myrna Harp, local law enforcement agencies were questioned regarding their policy on such pursuits. Placerville Police Department, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office and the California Highway Patrol representatives said they have written policies that spell out […]

October 04, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Experts share social media safety tips

The El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office and the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department teamed up to provide a social media safety presentation for the community at Oak Ridge High School last Thursday. Assemblyman Kevin Kiley organized and emceed the event. In opening remarks, Kiley noted he wanted to organize a collaboration “for the safety […]

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Watershed wonder: Students wade into environmental lesson

Taking what they learn in the classroom out into the field, last week students from high schools throughout the county converged on the Eldorado National Forest for the 20th watershed educational summit. Including approximately 60 students from El Dorado, Ponderosa, Oak Ridge, Union Mine and Forest Hill, the four-day program included presentations and training provided […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: September 2017

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Sept. 1 8:42 p.m. Deputies arrested a 47-year-old woman and 28-year-old man on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance on Coach Lane. Sept. 2 1:46 a.m. Deputies arrested a 41-year-old woman on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia as well as driving […]

October 03, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Board of Supervisors adopts final budget

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors formally adopted the $569 million operating budget for fiscal year 2017-18 on Sept. 26, which they conceptually approved September 19. “The state of California requires counties to adopt their final budget prior to Oct. 2 of each year and by doing so the Board of Supervisors cemented its commitment to […]

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Rolling Hills welcomes new pastor

After conducting a nationwide search, Rolling Hills Christian Church has named Jonathan Hansen its new senior pastor. Hailing from the south, Hansen and his family are settling in El Dorado Hills before he leads his first Sunday service on Oct. 1.

Previously a pastor at Passion City Church in Atlanta, Ga., Hansen served as Pastor to Families. He also participated on the teaching team, overseeing hundreds of volunteers and a large church staff.

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