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At EID: Water rate hikes OK’d

After considering various financial projections based on different rate increase scenarios, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors approved a 3 percent increase each year, 2017-2020, at Monday’s meeting. The increase applies to potable water, wastewater and recycled water. The rate discussion drew criticism, with some audience members blaming the increases on EID’s salaries and […]

December 21, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Vintage Grace finds forever home

A little more than two years after Vintage Grace started holding Sunday services inside a middle school multi-purpose room, the church will open doors at its permanent location this Sunday, Dec. 18, after merging forces with Cornerstone, El Dorado Hills’ second oldest church, now known as Vintage Grace. Before coming to El Dorado Hills in […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 1-7

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:  Dec. 1 5:16 p.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Sophia Parkway. Victim’s purse was stolen. 10:31 p.m. A residential burglary was reported on Starmount Way. An interior door in the home was damaged. Dec. 2 3:04 p.m. A suspect allegedly fired a gun to […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

LLAD assessments under the microscope

El Dorado Hills Community Services District staff is wading through complex Landscaping and Lighting Assessment District assessments to provide greater clarification to property owners, according to interim EDHCSD General Manager Kevin Loewen. The ongoing process was spurred by the 2015-16 El Dorado County Grand Jury Report that notes that the EDHCSD needs “clearer methodology” when determining assessments, […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Cabinet hosts an evening of inspired giving

The El Dorado Hills Endowment Cabinet celebrated inspiration at its annual grant giving gala last week, handing out $25,000 to local, nonprofit organizations. Before checks were presented the dozens gathered at the Holiday Inn Express in El Dorado Hills heard inspiring messages from two past grant recipients, both teachers who saw first-hand how a little help goes […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Crib notes: The sweet spots of growing pains

When my youngest child was 9-months-old she arched her back and turned away, refusing to nurse even one more time from that moment on. She went from nursing three to four times a day to nothing, just like that. I had this inexplicable and ridiculous sounding feeling that she didn’t need me anymore and I […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Second EDH woman sentenced in tax fraud case

SACRAMENTO — U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. recently sentenced Sherry Taggart, 57, of El Dorado Hills, to two years in prison and ordered her to pay $757,412 in restitution for conspiring to file false claims and filing false claims, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. Taggart pleaded guilty to the charges on Sept. 23. Taggart […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,
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