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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 »

Governor signs legislation benefiting connector

It was announced last week that Gov. Jerry Brown had signed legislation that will likely cut planning and construction costs for the Capital SouthEast Connector expressway project and help deliver the project more quickly. According to a press release, AB 1171, authored by Assemblyman Eric Linder of Corona and supported by the Connector Joint Power Authority, […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

More decisions to be made for Capital Southeast Connector

The Capital Southeast Connector provides an alternate route from El Dorado County to Interstate 5.

With work continuing on the Capital Southeast Connector, later this month the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will decide what happens next on a 1 mile section of the project being built in this county. That mile is on White Rock Road, going from the county line to Windfield Way. Part of a 35-mile-long, limited-access expressway meant […]

1 Comment / October 05, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Updated fire fee approved by Cameron Park board

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors moved forward on two fee schedule updates at its Sept. 16 meeting. Approved on a 5-0 vote was an updated fire impact fee program following a presentation and public hearing. The program is expected to fund the expansion of fire protection and emergency response facilities, apparatus and equipment as the […]

Comments Off / September 29, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »