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Grand Jury report criticizes county officials

Few punches were pulled in the El Dorado County Grand Jury’s 2014-15 report issued last week that rips El Dorado Hills District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco and County Auditor/C ...

Folsom Pro Rodeo returns for 55th year

The Folsom Pro Rodeo has been entertaining the Sacramento region during the July 4th holiday for 55 years. It’s one of the longest running annual events in California. This ...

Heroin arrest in Placerville

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence in the 5000 block of Forty Niner Trail in Placerville Wednesday morning for a person allegedly using narcotics. At the residence, ...

Performance Physical Therapy opens its doors in Folsom

After working with patients for 20 years throughout the region, Performance Physical Therapy opened their fourth clinic at the Folsom Health and Wellness Center this month. Dr. Ma ...

El Dorado County Board appoints interim chief administrative officer

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors appointed Larry Combs as interim chief administrative officer on a unanimous vote in closed session Tuesday. Combs succeeds Pamela Knorr, ...

Boys and Girls Club to break ground this summer

When El Dorado County Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Shawn McCartney began collecting donations two years ago to build a new after-school center, he never imagined he would ...

Solar industry shines bright in region

Will the sun set on California’s booming solar industry when the federal solar investment tax credit for installation fades away the end of next year, unless renewed by Congr ...

Get pampered for a good cause at Adagio in EDH

El Dorado County’s domestic violence calls are 62 percent greater than the state of California as a whole. Donna Huston and the stylists at Adagio for Hair Salon want to cha ...

El Dorado Community Foundation approves new round of grants

At the most recent meeting of the El Dorado Community Foundation Board of Directors, the agenda reflected six separate grant approval items.  After the presentation to the boa ...

Risk rises for Lyme disease in summer

As the weather warms, many look to plan fun outdoor activities, but increased time outside also increases the risk for encounters with ticks, which can be carriers of Lyme disease. ...

Casino funds not for EDH

District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco is hoping to rewrite a 2012 county settlement with the Miwok Indian Tribe which prevents El Dorado Hills from receiving development money from Re ...

Hus case under review

El Dorado County District Attorney’s office investigators are still studying what charges, if any, will be filed against El Dorado Hills Fire Board member Douglas Hus. Hus wa ...

State’s energy supply enough to beat the heat

Even if this summer is one of the hottest on record in California and despite the multi-year drought and less availability of hydroelectricity, there’ll be sufficient electri ...

Happy Valley Bridge closures in June

The El Dorado County Community Development Agency Transportation Division has selected the following schedule for the Happy Valley Bridge maintenance. Daily closures will be 7 a.m. ...

Summer watering restricted to 3 days per week

At their May 26 meeting, the EID Board of Directors approved a change to the summer watering restrictions that will again limit watering to only three days a week. The summer water ...