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District 2 candidate: Dave Pratt ready for ‘thoughtful conversations’

Dave Pratt likes living in the country. He knows country-life is different and he wants to represent country folk as El Dorado County’s District 2 supervisor. Pratt said he sees running for elective office as “another way of reinventing myself.” As a small town kid from upstate New York through his teen years on the […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Recall backers miss deadlines

Four El Dorado County supervisors escaped potential recall elections as the deadlines to submit valid recall petitions passed uneventfully last week. Petitions to recall District 5 Supervisor Sue Novasel and District 3’s Brian Veerkamp were due March 29. Petitions for District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco and District 2’s Shiva Frentzen were due March 31. Assistant Registrar […]

1 Comment / April 04, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Green Valley gas station a go

Over the objections of a half-dozen residents known as Friends of Green Valley, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead on plans for an ARCO am/pm gas station, car wash and convenience mart at its March 22 meeting. The project’s official name is Green Valley Convenience Center. Friends of Green Valley thus […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Old road gets new name

The old Silva Valley Road that goes under Highway 50 will have a new name — Clarksville Crossing. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to rename a portion of the current Silva Valley Parkway March 8. As a result of the realignment of the old Silva Valley Parkway to accommodate the new interchange at Highway 50, the original segment will, in future, be known as Clarksville Crossing. Deputy County Surveyor Phil […]

Comments Off / March 14, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Dixon Ranch off the agenda

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors opted 4-0 to indefinitely postpone a hearing on the development plan known as the Dixon Ranch. Board Chairman Ron Mikulaco recused himself from the discussion and the vote, citing a potential conflict of interest because he owns property within 500 feet of the project’s boundaries. Beginning on a quirky […]

1 Comment / March 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Budget shows cautious optimism

El Dorado County’s budget is expected to remain balanced for at least the next three years based on a number of trends and assumptions. Chief Administrative Officer Larry Combs recently submitted the optimistic news to the Board of Supervisors as part of the annual mid-year budget update. The 2015-16 budget was based on projected revenues […]

Comments Off / March 07, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CAO search launched

El Dorado County’s Board of Supervisors announced the opening this week of a formal process to recruit a permanent chief administrative officer. For that effort, the county has retained the executive search firm of Ralph Andersen & Associates. The Rocklin-based company will conduct a national recruitment expected to last until April 1, according to a prepared […]

Comments Off / February 29, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »