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Top 5 stories of 2016 — No. 2: Home invasions shatter EDH residents’ sense of security

Four armed men were arrested in September in connection with home invasion robberies that rattled El Dorado Hills neighborhoods. On Sept. 11 the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center received reports of home invasion incidents on Northam Place, Lago Vista Drive and Ventura Court, all occurring within an hour of each other in the different El Dorado […]

January 04, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Top 5 stories of 2016 — No. 5: Latrobe fire station a hazard

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department got more than it bargained for with the Latrobe Fire District Annexation when Latrobe’s fire station became inhabitable in March 2016 due to mold. A decision about what to do with the building wasn’t made until months later when the El Dorado Hills Fire Board voted in November to spend no […]

January 04, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Cameron Park Crime Watch: December 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Dec. 1 4:46 p.m. A man reported being harassed by a woman on Cameron Park Drive. Dec. 3 9:59 a.m. A shed burglary was reported on De Sabla Road. 7:06 p.m. Deputies cited a 25-year-old man for alleged possession of heroin on Mira Loma […]

January 03, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Women’s Fund scholarship applications available now

Since 2009 the Women’s Fund El Dorado Wickline Scholarship has assisted women who have had to postpone their educational goals for a variety of reasons, such as having children, illness or caring for a loved one. To date a total of $17,100 has been awarded to 14 deserving women. Women age 25 and older who […]

January 04, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Sheriff’s facility loan OK

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution to accept a $57 million loan for construction of a new public safety facility during a special meeting Dec. 28. Offered through a program of the United States Department of Agriculture, the vote allowed the county to take advantage of a lower interest rate that […]

January 04, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

New year comes with new laws

These are some of the new laws coming in 2017. Effective Jan. 1 Wages, hours and working conditions for agricultural workers — Currently, agricultural workers who work more than 10 hours per day must receive overtime pay at one-and-half times the regular rate of pay. This new bill, known as the Phase-In Overtime for Agricultural […]

December 28, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Scouts give to friends in Haiti

El Dorado Hills Girl Scout Troop 2763 sewed 150 pillowcase dresses and recently presented them to representatives from Hands Together in Haiti during Mass at Holy Trinity. Father Tom Hagan of Hands Together and two young men, Jimmy and Alexander, who were once children in the schools and now work at the non-profit, came to […]

December 28, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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