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Serrano blooming with trees and pride

After more than two decades of planting, waiting, and waiting some more, Parker Development Company is quietly celebrating the completion of a tree planting performance requirement in Serrano. “Serrano’s 1992 mitigation program identified the need to create 125 acres of oak woodland. We created 145 acres in 10 natural open space areas, planting between 1994 […]

Billingsley’s Bullets

Bionic Bob is on the way Recently a surgeon told me it may be time to replace my right knee. I have bone-on-bone on the right side of my knee and plenty of arthritis on the left side. A new knee may be an unexpected gift. I always wanted to be 6-foot-3. When they’re operating […]

April 26, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Former White Rock Village resident gives back to his community

When Joshua Alexander is not working for Mercy Housing at White Rock Village he is riding his longboard with his brother or playing video games. Alexander, 20, was recently hired by Mercy Housing, an apartment complex that he and his family lived in for five years. “I am really grateful to Mercy Housing for having after school activities […]

Help ‘Feed My Starving Children’

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – Moseley Collins Law Firm and Rolling Hills Christian Church in El Dorado Hills are partnering with international hunger relief nonprofit Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) to pack 275,000 meals during a two-day event in May in El Dorado Hills. The event, called a “MobilePack,” is seeking 1,500 volunteers and financial […]

April 26, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

CSD labor dispute heats up

Full-time union employees at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District are edging closer to a full blown strike as contract negotiations remain at a standstill 10 months after a new contract should have been negotiated. Employees painted the rocks on El Dorado Hills Boulevard multiple times in recent days with messages including “CSD board cutting wages” […]

April 19, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: April 6-12

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: April 6 8:48 a.m. A vehicle’s registration information and tags were reported stolen on Valley View Parkway. 11:15 a.m. An attempted burglary was reported on Brisbane Circle. 3:48 p.m. Grand theft was reported on Gutierrez Place. 4:03 p.m. Mail theft was reported on Stonehurst […]

April 19, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Auditor questions consultant contract process

Consultants hired by El Dorado County are not making disclosures of their financial interests as required by state law, according to a letter El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn recently sent to the Board of Supervisors. In the letter Harn urges the county to take corrective action. “I have reached the conclusion that the county is not […]

April 19, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,
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