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Last Login: Wed Sep 3 04:59:06 2014

EDH nursery getting up to code

A hearing to consider a request to permit a nursery and landscaping business in the north El Dorado Hills area is planned for the March 27 meeting of the El Dorado County Planning Commission. The business is located on a 9.6-acre parcel on the southeast corner of the intersection of Shadowfax Lane and Green Valley […]

Comments Off / March 13, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Planners OK more Valley View homes

A proposal to create 61 residential lots and one open space lot in Valley View Village in El Dorado Hills was recently approved 5-0 by the El Dorado County Planning Commission. The original Valley View Specific Plan, approved by the Board of Supervisors in 1998, includes 2,840 homes. To date, 1,930 homes have been entitled […]

1 Comment / March 10, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Primary candidates finalized

Friday was do-or-die time for those who had taken out papers but had not yet taken the final steps to run for office. By 5 p.m. it was clear who was in and who was out in the final line up for the June primary. Running for District 4 El Dorado County supervisor will be […]

1 Comment / March 10, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Weile reappointed to state commission

Doug Weile

Bringing a developer’s perspective to the table is Latrobe resident Douglas Wiele, 61, who was recently reappointed to the California Commission on Disability Access by Gov. Jerry Brown. Wiele was first appointed to the commission in September of last year but that term expired in December. Wiele has been the founding partner and president of […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

New healthcare clinic offers service close to home

All set up to treat everything from an ingrown toenail to diabetes is a spanking new healthcare facility in Cameron Park. Officially open Feb. 25, this is the third health care clinic operated by the El Dorado County Community Health Center (EDCCHC).┬áThe others are at 4327 Golden Center Drive and 464 Missouri Flat Road in […]

Comments Off / February 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

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. […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »