Candidates line up for District 2

Three people have already formed committees, taking the first steps to run for ousted District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting’s seat. On June 17 the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors announced that a special election would be held Sept. 9 to fill the position. It was declared vacant after Nutting was found guilty of six […]

June 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Marble Valley students bring computer to life

Kevin Saunders Athletic Director Marble Valley Academy Before the final school bell rang, some Marble Valley students enjoyed the hands-on opportunity to build a computer. The project started as an idea from their computer teacher Josh Kneeland. He proposed the idea to Principal Gwen Andrus, who loved it and relayed the request to the members […]

June 25, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Women’s fund awards grants

Nearly $52,000 in funding was awarded to five local nonprofits by Women’s Fund El Dorado at its recent annual Grants Gala, held at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The dinner event, which included updates from the previous year’s grant recipients, provides “a time for reflections and for celebrating the power of collective giving,” […]

June 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: June 14-16

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Brawl June 14: An allegedly intoxicated 31-year-old man reportedly punched another man in the nose during an argument on Town Center Boulevard. The suspect was arrested. Stolen June 14: A man reported grand theft on Robert J Mathews Parkway. Suspect(s) got away with about […]

June 25, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Crime Watch: June 5-11

Uninvited guest June 5: A Valley View Parkway resident reported that his ex-girlfriend entered his house and slept there overnight without permission. Busted with meds June 6: Prescription medication was found on Rushcliffe Court on a subject with an outstanding warrant. Stop calling here June 6: A Kings Canyon Drive resident reported annoying phone calls. […]

June 18, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Open house highlights Town Center apartments

Last Wednesday a community open house was held at the El Dorado Hills Fire Station to highlight a proposed 250-unit luxury apartment complex in Town Center. Representatives from the developer, Stockton-based A.G. Spanos Companies, and county employees were on hand to answer questions during the public comment phase of the project, which concludes June 25.

Once the 30-day public comment period is closed, the county will give its recommendations to the Planning Commission June 26. If the project is approved, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will vote on it July 29. If all goes as planned, A.G. Spanos regional vice president Alexandros Economou said construction could begin in early 2015.

‘Bring it on,’ says Nutting

Vowing to appeal his misdemeanor convictions and subsequent removal from office, ex-supervisor Ray Nutting gave an impassioned impromptu speech at the Tea Party meeting Tuesday night, garnering loud applause. Convicted of six misdemeanor charges for taking personal loans from two county employees and a building contractor to bail himself out of jail last year, Nutting […]

June 18, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,