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District 2 race: Chris Amaral cites a different skill set

Chris Amaral

Saying his campaign may yet surprise people is Chris Amaral, another candidate for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 2. Asked why he’s running so soon after losing in the primary to Bill Schultz for the job of Recorder-Clerk, Amaral said he’s a big proponent of public service and has a unique skill set […]

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

District 2 race: Frentzen says track record, experience qualify her for supervisor

Shiva Frentzen

Plan within our limits is the main slogan of Shiva Frentzen, who is another candidate for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 2. Running for the second time to serve on the Board of Supervisors, Frentzen said she has lived in the county for 22 years and has had her own business for 15. […]

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

District 2 race: George Turnboo wants to preserve rural lifestyle

George Turnboo

Promising to preserve El Dorado County’s rural atmosphere and history is District 2 Supervisor candidate George Turnboo. On his third try at being elected to the board, Turnboo said, “I have a passion, care about the community and care about its lifestyle. Being an old-time resident, I know a lot of stuff that has happened here in […]

2 Comments / August 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

District 2 race: Planning Commission member Pratt is ‘in it to win it’

Dave Pratt

Dave Pratt said its his experience, ability to ask the right questions and willingness to dive into the minutia that qualify him for a seat on the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 2. A resident of the county for 25 years and owner of a winery in Fairplay for the past 14 years, Pratt […]

1 Comment / August 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

District 2 race: Maturity, business know-how stressed by McNeal

Claire McNeal

What you see is what you get is pretty much the message Claire McNeal wants to send as a candidate for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 2. In an interview at the VIllage Life/Mountain Democrat office on July 28, McNeal stressed her maturity and business experience and said she already has a team […]

Comments Off / August 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park center refinanced

The Cameron Park Community Services District has completed the Community Center refinance. The 2014 bonds will be 15 years in duration, maturing in 2030 (the same year as the 2005 bonds). The new bonds have an interest rate of 3 percent; the 2005 bonds which had interest rates that ranged from 3.5 percent to 5 percent. The […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

District 2 candidates make their case

The six people running for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors’ District 2 seat have filed official candidate statements, outlining their qualifications and reasons for running for the seat previously held by ousted Supervisor Ray Nutting. District 2 encompasses South County, much of Cameron Park as well as portions of Shingle Springs and El Dorado Hills. […]

3 Comments / July 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »