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Supervisors move forward on big maintenance project

“We have to start fixing facilities … The walls are crumbling around us.” — District 3 Supervisor Brian Veerkamp, Nov. 13, 2014 El Dorado County Government Buildings A and B need a major overhaul. Built in 1975, the 82,000 square feet of space houses 18 government departments including the Board of Supervisors, Treasurer-Tax Collector, Auditor-Controller, […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes place ‘purple petition’ on November 2016 ballot

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to forward a measure regarding local land use to the next statewide election scheduled for November 2016. The board chambers were nearly full for a special meeting Nov. 21 to hear arguments for and against adoption of  “Initiative 5 Retain El Dorado County’s Current Zoning and […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wilson Estates development plan approved

Elements of the project known as Wilson Estates located off Green Valley Road near El Dorado Hills were approved by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, 4-1, during its special meeting Nov. 13. Recommended by the county Planning Commission, Supervisors Ron Mikulaco, Ron Briggs, Brian Veerkamp and board Chair Norma Santiago voted for approval while […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Growth-control initiatives shot down by voters

El Dorado County ballot Measures M, N and O took the local equivalent of President Obama’s famous “shellackin’” last Tuesday. Obama made it a household term right after 2010 midterm elections poked a big, sharp stick in the eyes of Democrats. Early results from the county Elections Department showed “No” votes ahead of “Yes” votes […]

1 Comment / November 10, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

County CAO resigns

El Dorado County Chief Administrative Officer Terri Daly resigned the position she has held for just short of four years, effective Nov. 4. Board Chair Norma Santiago read a brief statement accepting the resignation at the beginning of the Board of Supervisors afternoon session praising Daly as a “loyal champion of El Dorado County employees.” […]

2 Comments / November 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Truck slams in to Taco Bell

Debris litters the Taco Bell dining room after a vehicle drove into the building. Two people were injured. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

A Toyota pickup truck crashed through a wall and window of the Taco Bell on Coach Lane in Cameron Park at approximately 10 a.m. on Sept. 24. Two patrons were injured and the driver of the truck appeared to be “having a seizure and convulsions,” Assistant Manager Julie English said. She described the couple as […]

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Initiative put off: Motion passes for 2016 election

El Dorado County supervisors completed their review of the “Reinstate Measure Y’s Original Intent — No More Paper Roads” initiative at the Aug. 26 Board of Supervisors meeting, and in accordance with the California Elections Code, they assigned the measure to the June 2016 statewide election. The motion passed unanimously by the four sitting supervisors […]

1 Comment / September 04, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »