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Tucker resigns from CPCSD board

SEAN TUCKER

In a surprise announcement at the Feb. 19 meeting, Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors President Sean Tucker resigned from the board, effective immediately. A board member since June 2011 when he was appointed to take the place of another director, last November Tucker ran for office and was elected to the board. […]

No Comment / February 26, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Bowa proves himself a “good stick”

Austin Bowa, 18, from El Dorado Hills, left,  pilots a Robinson R22 helicopter along with designated pilot examiner Oren Breedlove from Sacramento at the Auburn Airport.  Village Life Photo by Pat Dollins

Valentine’s Day means flowers and chocolates for most, but for Austin Bowa it was a much sweeter treat as he earned his license as a commercial helicopter pilot while also celebrating his 18th birthday. A very self-possessed and modest young man, Bowa has been single-mindedly pursuing his dream of piloting a helicopter since he was […]

No Comment / February 24, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Latest snow survey confirms drought

Village Life reported Dawn Hodson, left, holds on to the plastic bag used by Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Survey for the Department of Water Resources, during last week's snow survey. The results confirmed that this year's minuscule snowpack doesn't have much water content. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

While a picturesque flurry of snow hit the Sierras last week, it won’t have much impact on water supplies according to the most recent snow survey done last Thursday. Part of a statewide assessment, the measurements at Phillips Station near Echo Summit revealed snow that was more air than water, according to Frank Gehrke, chief […]

No Comment / February 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

General Plan update hearings discussed

A timeline for completing approval of the Targeted General Plan Amendment-Zoning Ordinance Update was discussed at Thursday’s El Dorado County Planning Commission meeting, including tentative dates when hearings before the Planning Commission will be held. Commissioners were given a head’s up that in late February, the Board of Supervisors is expected to kick-off the approval […]

No Comment / January 29, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

CPCSD: Front desk position decision delayed

A decision of whether or not to employ someone permanently as a front desk clerk was delayed by the board of Cameron Park Community Services District at its meeting on Jan. 9. Presiding over the meeting was Sean Tucker who was elected president in December.┬áVicky Neibauer was elected vice president. General Manager Mary Cahill recommended […]

No Comment / January 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

First snow survey not promising

There was plenty of sun but not much snow at Phillips Station as staff from the California Department of Water Resources conducted its first snow survey of the season on Friday, Jan. 3. Taking samples from seven different spots, Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Survey for the Department of Water Resources, reported […]

No Comment / January 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Election hopefuls take out signature in-lieu papers

The election season is already under way as a handful of candidates visited the El Dorado County Elections Department on Dec. 27 to pick up paperwork and take the first steps in launching their campaigns. A large number of national and state positions will be up for grabs in the 2014 election including U.S. Representative […]

No Comment / December 31, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »