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 ,

EID approves Bass Lake sale

The sale of Bass Lake as surplus property was approved by the board of the El Dorado Irrigation District at its June 9 meeting. The 152-acre property was sold to the Rescue Union School District for $300,000. Rescue has long-term plans to build a school on the property. The sale was approved on a 4 […]

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

Keep cool, stay healthy during hot weather

El Dorado County health officials are offering tips to stay cool and healthy during the coming summer months. “When temperatures rise, it’s important to take precautions to protect yourself, your family and others,” said Kristine Oase Guth, program manager in the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency. The potential for heat waves occurs […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

El Dorado County families No. 1 in reading to kids

The El Dorado County Library was recently presented with a proclamation from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors for its success in cultivating a community where families read to their young children. According to Children Now, El Dorado County led the state in 2013 with an estimated 79 percent of families reading to their children […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Officer of the Year: Sean Nichols

Following in his father’s footsteps, California Highway Patrol Officer Sean Nichols received the Officer of the Year award at the June 4 Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills breakfast meeting. “He represents us and our community very well,” said CHP Commander Craig Root, Placerville office. Sean’s name will go on the same plaque that bears […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,