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Pit bull bites woman on trail

El Dorado County Animal Services is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the owner of a pitbull that reportedly bit a woman earlier this month. At approximately 4:30 ...

Raffle benefits charity

The El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity is holding an open house on Dec. 20 where they will raffle off one of two playhouses. The playhouses are 6 feet by 8 feet and were built ...

Officials trying to retain EDH shoppers

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series. Is what’s potentially good for El Dorado Hills potentially bad for the economies of Folsom and other surrounding communi ...

Is prostitution a problem in El Dorado Hills?

Although the rumor mill has been working overtime in El Dorado Hills with speculation surrounding a Serrano-based house of ill repute, officials say there is no prostitution ring i ...

Swine flu scare sparks warning by El Dorado County

El Dorado County health officials are closely monitoring national and state reports on swine influenza, and have implemented local surveillance activities with hospitals and health ...

Climbing for a cause

Ryan Carter loves climbing, and he loves helping kids get a chance to see the wilderness. Carter, 31, grew up in Orange County and has lived in Oregon, Washington and various par ...

Smooth sailing for casino

Predictions of traffic jams haven’t panned out around Red Hawk Casino. But, as predicted, the casino has not been a crime-free locale. Then again, in three weeks since opening, ...

‘Deadliest Catch’ producer aims camera at local region

If television is the big time, then El Dorado County is looking to go big. Officials have signed Emmy-award-winning producer Todd Stanley of Lotus to capture El Dorado County for t ...

Crowds flock to casino

It was a safe bet that Red Hawk Casino’s opening day would be packed. Somehow, casino officials accommodated more than 20,000 patrons that streamed in Dec. 17 on the newly opened ...

Vocational Ed goes big

For those of us who are a little older than graduation age, remember when we were in high school? No, not whatever you’re remembering that was so much fun and could have gotten y ...

Forecaster: Local economy due to turn around

Elected officials joined economic development directors and business leaders Friday in Folsom to focus on the bright spots of an otherwise dismal economic climate. About 100 peopl ...

Asbestos back for round two

When new federal and state positions are published on asbestos, response in El Dorado County possibly will differ from what it was when the dust hit the fan in 2003-04. “I suspec ...

Asbestos issue returns

When new federal and state positions are published on asbestos, response in El Dorado County is likely to differ from what it was when the dust hit the fan in 2003-05. At least amo ...

Sign snafu sets GOP against Knight

El Dorado County supervisor candidate John Knight finds himself crossways with some fellow Republicans after he removed a damaged McCain campaign sign from an El Dorado Hills roads ...