EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 29 through Feb. 4, 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Bad influence Jan. 29: Deputies responding to a suspicious vehicle report on Concordia Drive reportedly found a 19-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman allegedly under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were arrested. Burgled Jan. 30: A business […]

February 11, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Psych eval sought for EDH murder suspect

A preliminary hearing was set in a Monday hearing for the man accused of killing an El Dorado Hills woman during a carjacking last month. Anderson Swift appeared with appointed attorney Mark Ralphs to set a preliminary hearing date, which prosecutor Bill Clark noted would require a Spanish interpreter for witnesses. The preliminary hearing is anticipated […]

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

Knorr named CAO for a year

PLACERVILLE — The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors has unanimously appointed Pamela Knorr as the chief administrative officer for an interim period of one year, after which time, the board will conduct a competitive recruitment for a permanent CAO. Knorr has been a dedicated public servant for more than 28 years while working in the areas […]

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

Kids dress well thanks to Operation School Bell

Children and their parents/guardians lined up in the El Dorado Hills Target’s lobby on Jan. 31 for a special, early morning shopping trip courtesy of the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills. The group’s Operation School Bell program provided each child with $70 to $100 to shop for school clothes. Chapter president Sharon Heilman took Village Life around the store while children […]

February 04, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Safety improvements OK’d ahead of interchange

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved county staff’s recommendation to add an additional 4-way stop intersection on Serrano Parkway before the Silva Valley interchange opens in 2016. John Kahling, deputy director of engineering for the Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, presented the county’s analysis and traffic findings to the board last week following a […]

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Barber Jon gets stolen items back

“Awe” is the word owner Jon Rivera used to describe his feelings after items stolen from Barber Jon’s World Famous Barber Shop and his Museum of Curiosities and Oddities last month mysteriously reappeared Sunday morning. In the early morning hours of Jan. 21 thieves broke into the Green Valley Road barber shop and took more than $1,000 in cash, […]

February 04, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Transportation workshop to focus on goals

The El Dorado County Transportation Commission will host community workshop for the El Dorado County Regional Transportation Plan 2015-35 from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, in the Marshall Room at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. The Regional Transportation Plan is developed to provide a clear vision of the county’s regional transportation goals, objectives and […]

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