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Dixon Ranch review delayed

Weather and a recusal factored into the El Dorado County Planning Commission putting off a decision regarding the Dixon Ranch planned development in El Dorado Hills. To be located on 280 acres south of Green Valley Road, near its intersection with Malcolm Dixon Road, the proposed project includes 605 single-family residential units, 84 acres of open space, a […]

Comments Off / December 14, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CPCSD drama: McNeil called a ‘serial bully’

Conflict bracketed the Nov. 18 Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors meeting as President Scott McNeil came under fire for alleged bullying. The brouhaha began as the board discussed a weed abatement program for portions of Cameron Park Drive and Green Valley Road. Long-time board critic Gerald Lillpop chastised the board for stalling on paying for the program while […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Superintendent’s job: Board ready to replace Meyers

The El Dorado County Board of Education finalized a timetable for selecting a new superintendent of schools at its Nov. 23 special meeting. While board members began the meeting by acknowledging how much internal talent there is to draw from within the district, they decided they wanted to open the recruitment process as they go about replacing former […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Small Serrano expansion given the OK

Parker Development received the go ahead to add residential lots to its Serrano development at the Nov. 12 El Dorado County Planning Commission meeting. Located near the intersection of Village Green Drive and Russi Ranch Drive in El Dorado Hills, the 122-acre site will be divided into 50 residential lots plus four open space lots. Making up Phase II […]

Comments Off / November 16, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Safeway earns excellence in employment award

The Cameron Park Safeway received an award for Excellence in Employment from InAlliance on Oct. 23. From left to right, Safeway front end manager Tami Ross, InAlliance employment training specialist Jeralynn Strong, and Safeway store manager Lori Lemmons. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

It was Safeway’s day to shine last Friday as the Cameron Park store received an award for Excellence in Employment from the nonprofit group, InAlliance. “Safeway was given the award because of its commitment to diversity in the workplace and for expanding job opportunities for those with development disabilities,” said Jeralynn Strong. Strong, who presented the […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Senior lunch now in Cameron Park

Cameron Park now has its county-run own senior lunch program. Available to seniors 60 and older, lunch is served Mondays and Fridays from noon to 12:30 p.m. at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. A suggested donation for the meals is $3. The lunches are available to all seniors but those living in the Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, Rescue […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

EID directors OK $124 million capital improvement plan

The Monte Vista Tank will be replaced as one of the capital improvement projects approved by the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors at its Oct. 13 meeting. Courtesy photo

It took five motions and five different votes to pass it, but the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors finally approved a new five-year capital improvement plan at its Oct. 13 meeting. With everyone wanting to get in on the act, the meeting featured testy exchanges between board members and the public, as well as admonishment ranging […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »