Young runner already making mark

[Julie Samrick, Village Life]

El Dorado Hills 11-year-old Andrew Burr can add another feat to a growing list of running accomplishments.

First, last summer while on vacation with his family in New York Andrew entered a race on a whim and, coming in at 1:09:53, set a new world record  ...




El Dorado County Sheriff's Office - 70-year-old man drowns at Fallen Leaf Lake on Sunday


The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a man who drowned at Fallen Leaf Lake, south of Lake Tahoe, Sunday.

Deputies were called to the lake July 1, 2018. Paramedics and Calstar nurses arrived before deputies and found the victim in the water. He was pronounced dead after CPR did not revive him.

He has been identified as 70-year-old Sudhamo Ahuja of San Jose, California. ...




Mural Redesign to Be Unveiled for Downtown Placerville

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 03, 2018 / comments

[Health and Human Services Agency]

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Exec moves to EDH

[Mark Simon, Climate Online]

He and his wife, Greta Helm, a longtime executive at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, will move to El Dorado Hills...

MALTBIE MOVES ON: San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie told county employees in an email last week that he will retire on Nov. 3, bringing an end to a career that spanned nearly 27 years leading the county government. Maltbie had announced last year that he would retire at the end of this year. He now has a firm date.

County sources say the Board will pick Maltbie’s replacement this week and they have narrowed the field of candidates to two, but the supervisors have done a good job of keeping close the names of the two finalists.

For Maltbie, the next three months will be spent finishing up the Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget and putting in place a couple of new programs, as well as providing any necessary transition assistance to his replacement.

Maltbie retired once before in 2008 and came back at the request of the Board of Supervisors in 2011.

He said he is “ready and excited” about retirement. He and his wife, Greta Helm, a longtime executive at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, will move to El Dorado Hills, east of Sacramento.

“Life is good,” Maltbie said ...




Career Criminal Caught on Security Camera Stealing the Camera

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 02, 2018 / comments

[District Attorney]

Jesse Bryan King, age 39, was convicted of felony theft and sentenced to 180 days in the county jail, placed on 5 years formal, supervised probation and ordered to pay $9,959.54 in restitution to the Gold Oak Union School District.