Local cyber crimes expert pens book

El Dorado Hills resident Alexis Moore survived a cyberstalking situation before there was even a name for it and she’s now become a tireless victim advocate and sought-after expert who helps others defend themselves against stalking, identity theft, domestic violence and cyber abuse. Her new book “Cyber Self-Defense” (Lyons Press) hit stands Oct. 7 in […]

October 29, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Norm Rowett remembered as tireless volunteer, gifted mediator

If there ever was a Mr. El Dorado Hills, it was Norm Rowett. The steadfast community volunteer died Oct. 17 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 78. Since he moved to El Dorado Hills in 1977, Rowett was committed to his town’s betterment and he spearheaded what would become pivotal undertakings in its […]

October 29, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Michelin named to optometry board

An El Dorado Hills woman has been appointed to the California Board of Optometry. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Oct. 13 that Rachel Michelin had been appointed to the position. “I’m a public member, it’s a volunteer position,” Michelin said. The board is made up of licensed optometrists and public volunteers. The board “looks at policy […]

November 12, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Hands4Hope ball an out-of-this-world success

Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference’s fifth annual Benefit Dinner and Costume Ball, dedicated to supporting the nonprofit’s youth development program and numerous outreach activities, brought together aliens, Jedi and other zany characters at Lakehills Covenant Church earlier this month. The generosity of attendees was, like the theme, out of this world. The live and […]

October 29, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch Oct. 17-21

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: No guns allowed Oct. 17: Deputies followed up on a reported that a person restricted from owning firearms on Marigola Way did have weapons. They reportedly found the 43-year-old suspect in possession of multiple illegal firearms and arrested him. Kicked in Oct. 17: Thieve […]

October 29, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

EDH community mourns slain Sac deputy

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy and El Dorado County resident Danny Oliver, 47, was killed in the line of duty while investigating a suspicious occupied vehicle on Oct. 24. Oliver and another deputy approached a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a motel in the 2000 block of Arden Way around 10:30 a.m. Friday. A […]

October 29, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Highway 50 lane closures announced for EDH

Beginning Tuesday night, Oct. 28, the Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will be implementing full one-directional closures of Highway 50. The closures will facilitate the needed falsework operations for the Silva Valley overcrossing. Westbound closures beginning on Oct. 28 include: • Westbound lanes from Bass Lake Road to El Dorado Hills Boulevard will […]

October 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged