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Local input sought for new parks plan

Residents of El Dorado Hills love their parks and recreation facilities and want more of them, with walking trails and bikeways. Those are the early findings of a broad public outr ...

CUBS FANS: Auburn father-son duo show exemplary judgment in Wednesday bear sighting

Just four days after an Auburn resident shot and killed a black bear that wandered onto his property on Alta Drive, an Auburn father-son duo captured extraordinary images of a moth ...

Locals to run for District 1 BOS seat

It’s not the size of the national Republican Party’s lineup of presidential primary candidates but the list of local candidates for the El Dorado County Board of Superv ...

New sign ordinance to protect local aesthetics

For the first time in more than 30 years, the Board of Supervisors has revised the El Dorado County sign ordinance. The original regulations, drafted in the early 1980s, are a mer ...

National Night Out in El Dorado County

This year's National Night Out (NNO) event will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 4. Six communities in El Dorado County will be hosting the event for their individual communities. T ...

Apparent suicide at Catlin Park

Folsom Police received a call at 4:52 p.m. Thursday regarding a possible suicide at Catlin Park in Folsom. The Folsom Police Department responded to the call, sending several units ...

2015 Tevis Cup: From Montpellier to Greenwood, the French Connection

Nestled about 20 minutes from Auburn, in between Cool and Georgetown is the tiny community of Greenwood. At some point today, one of Greenwood’s 1,128 residents, Dominique C ...

New church meets at Oak Ridge High School

School may be out for the summer, but a new church is setting up service every Sunday at a local high school campus. District Church, a nondenominational church in El Dorado Hills, ...

Local businesses turn old food to fuel

An innovative new recycling program is helping El Dorado Hills restaurants and grocery stores turn offal and vegetable matter, unsuitable for either the recycling bin or the green ...

‘Peeping Tom’ investigation continues

On the morning of July 14, Andrew Lee, 49, was arrested for allegedly annoying and/or molesting a child and peeping. After the arrest, a search warrant was executed on Lee’s ...

Stay safe in open waterways

After the drowning of a 23-year-old man last week in the Lake Natoma, local first responders are reminding people to stay safe and act responsibly in local waterways. The Californ ...

Kyburz fire expected to be fully contained Wednesday

Highway 50 was closed for a portion of last week in both directions at Kyburz Drive near Pollock Pines in El Dorado County because of a wildfire on the north and south side of the ...

Wildfire prompts closures in both directions on Highway 50 near Pollock Pines

Highway 50 remains closed in both directions at Kyburz Drive near Pollock Pines in El Dorado County because of a wildfire on the north and south side of the highway. Crews are on ...

Free shuttle service to cease in El Dorado Hills

If every cloud has its proverbial silver lining, then the transportation challenges facing homebound El Dorado Hills residents is a case in point. Beginning in August, the county s ...

Drowning victim found Tuesday

The body of a man who disappeared underwater in Lake Natoma last week was found Tuesday in the American River. According to the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office, the victim ...