el dorado county

Watchdog snaps at county over proposed policy deletion

Looking to tidy up a policy manual that had become the size of a James Patterson thriller, El Dorado County officials ran afoul of local watchdogs when they recommended one particu ...

El Dorado County opens up books to Serrano

To settle a long-simmering tax dispute with an El Dorado Hills developer, supervisors decided Aug. 24 to open up its county ledger to Serrano Associates LLC. Builders of a gated c ...

Advisers eye meshing community identities with general plan

Meshing multiple community identities with El Dorado’s general plan and cementing the role of economic development in county government are two of the more ambitious goals of an ...

School Talk: El Dorado County offers plenty of talent

A question I was asked a few years ago was, “Don’t you think the program for gifted and talented students is poorly run and underfunded?” Of course, it was a loaded question ...

El Dorado County crime log, March 4-10

March 10 Jacques May, 19, was arrested on suspicion of burglary at 3:44 p.m. on Town Center Blvd. in El Dorado Hills and booked into El Dorado County Jail. March 7 Destinee Mich ...

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 ...