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Supes nip medical marijuana registry in the bud

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors initiated changes to the county’s outdoor medical marijuana policies Tuesday but opted out of the controversial proposal that would have required those growing marijuana for medicinal purposes to register. Several speakers spoke against staff’s recommendation for a registry, calling it an undue burden on medical marijuana users and […]

Brothers headed to prison for teen’s death

The brothers convicted in the shooting death of El Dorado Hills teen Joslynn Ledezma Sovenski were sentenced Friday at an emotional court hearing. Kenyatta Brown, 25, was sentenced to 40 years to life in state prison. Keyon Brown, 23, was sentenced to three years, eight months behind bars. On Sept. 11 jurors found Kenyatta Brown […]

Dixon Ranch gets new look, new name

Down but not out, a revised version of Dixon Ranch was back for a conceptual review at the Oct. 24 meeting of the Board of Supervisors.

To be developed by True Life Companies, the subdivision is no longer called Dixon Ranch. Instead it has been downsized and renamed Generations at Green Valley.

Aiden Barry, who is the senior vice president of True Life Companies, said he was there to start the process afresh and to get feedback on whether the company should proceed with the revised project.

Student of the Month: Arturo Ambriz

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills recognized Arturo Ambriz as Student of the Month at its Oct. 18 meeting. School officials called the Rolling Hills Middle School seventh-grader kind, meticulous and someone who looks out for his peers. Teacher Jessica Spangler said Arturo is a standout student. “If he’s challenged with something he doesn’t […]

Senior Center to host free wellness and prevention fair

Marshall Medical Center is partnering with the El Dorado Hills Community Services District to sponsor a free fall prevention day and mini-health fair for area seniors from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the Gilmore Senior Center. In addition to presentations by Marshall physicians and other health professionals, who will cover topics including […]

Owen in the running again for auditor

Cameron Park resident Mike Owen is once again throwing his hat in the ring to be El Dorado County‚Äôs next auditor-controller. Not the first time he has run for the job, in 2014 he went up against long-time Auditor-Controller Joe Harn and lost 45 to 55 percent. Saying he has the education and background for […]

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 11-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 11 10:40 p.m. Two vehicle burglaries were reported in El Dorado Hills Town Center. Oct. 12 10:35 a.m. Deputies arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of possessing an open container of alcohol in a vehicle on Post Street. 11 a.m. A vehicle burglary […]

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