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No EID rate increase for 2015

You know you’re living in a topsy-turvy world when El Dorado Irrigation District ratepayers tell the board they favor a rate increase while board members try to avoid one. All this took place at the Dec. 8 EID meeting as the board unanimously approved a two-year budget of $45.482 million for 2015 and $46.310 million for 2016 […]

Comments Off / December 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Town Center apartments approved

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors gave the final go ahead for a 250-unit apartment complex in El Dorado Hills at its Dec. 2 meeting. To be built by Stockton-based developer Economou/Spanos, the apartment complex will be constructed on a 4.5-acre lot in Town Center. Opposed by some in the community because of the project’s density and impact on […]

Comments Off / December 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes to take up property tax issue in January

A decision regarding extending a program that gives a property tax break to seniors moving to the county will be heard by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors next month. Authorized under Proposition 90, adopted in 2010, the program provides anyone over the age of 55 with relief from Proposition 13 by allowing them to move from one county to […]

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

Deputy’s murder suspect moved to county

The man accused of shooting and killing a Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy and a Placer County sheriff’s detective was moved from Sacramento County to El Dorado County on Wednesday, Nov. 5. The decision to move Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamontes (aka Marcelo Marquez) to the Placerville jail was made by Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, who said he decided […]

Comments Off / November 10, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Morrison, Blackmon join CPCSD incumbents

The Cameron Park Community Services District board will see some old faces along with some new ones as a result of Tuesday’s election. Re-elected for four-year terms were incumbents Scott McNeil with 20 percent of the vote and Greg Stanton with 19.5 percent. Joining them will be newcomer Holly Morrison, who received 18 percent. “I am […]

Comments Off / November 06, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Knight elected trustee for Los Rios

Former member of the Board of Supervisors John Knight came out ahead in Tuesday’s election and will serve as the Trustee, Area 3, on the board of the Los Rios Community College District. El Dorado Hills resident Knight won with 29.9 percent of the total vote, followed by Brad Trimble with 25.1 percent; Marc Allaman with […]

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

Two supervisors: Ranalli, Novasel win

Although the election results are not yet final with 8,000 to 10,000 votes still to be counted, it looks like the two new members of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will be Sue Novasel and Mike Ranalli. Leading by 550 votes in the 4th District supervisorial race is Ranalli with 52.7 percent of the […]

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