Small Serrano expansion given the OK

Parker Development received the go ahead to add residential lots to its Serrano development at the Nov. 12 El Dorado County Planning Commission meeting. Located near the intersection of Village Green Drive and Russi Ranch Drive in El Dorado Hills, the 122-acre site will be divided into 50 residential lots plus four open space lots. Making up Phase II […]

November 18, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Human bones found at Folsom Lake

A mother and son found a human skull in the Browns Ravine/Hobie Cove area of Folsom Lake Thursday evening. El Dorado County sheriff’s investigators responded to the scene. “(Investigators) are thinking that the body could be 10 to 15 years old (in the water, not the person’s age). The victim could have drowned from a boat accident … suicide, […]

November 18, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 5-11

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:  Nov. 5 4:47 p.m. Someone broke into a vehicle parked on Silva Valley Parkway and stole several items, including credit cards that were later used at various establishments. 5:20 p.m. Thieves entered the Francisco Drive Safeway, loaded a cart with baby formula and left without […]

November 18, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

El Dorado County Veteran of the Year: Joe Whiten

El Dorado Hills resident and U.S. Army Reserve veteran Joe Whiten combined his passions for golf and helping veterans to create the Serrano Salute to Valor Golf Tournament that in the past two years has raised nearly $52,000 for military veterans. For what he has done to help veterans, Whiten will be named El Dorado […]

November 11, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Serrano residents want school financing end date

Two recent El Dorado Schools Financing Authority special meetings ended with more questions about when Mello-Roos tax obligations will cease for Serrano residents, also known as Community Facilities District No. 1. The El Dorado Schools Financing Authority was created in June 1990 as a joint powers agreement by and between the area’s three school districts: […]

November 11, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Jeremy Meyers arrested again

El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Jeremy Meyers was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol Thursday afternoon, his second DUI arrest in five months. California Highway Patrol officials report that at approximately 2:50 p.m. on Nov. 5 Meyers was driving a white 2013 Dodge Ram westbound on Green Valley Road at Mortara […]

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EDH Crime Log: Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 29 7:31 p.m. Deputies contacted a 22-year-old man on Embarcadero Drive and reportedly found him in possession of a loaded, stolen weapon. The suspect was arrested. Oct. 30 8:10 a.m. A burglary was reported on Rocky Ridge Way. Oct. 31 10:11 p.m. Deputies […]

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