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

Nutting takes the stand in own defense

Tuesday’s trial of Supervisor Ray Nutting got off to an inauspicious start with Mark Stewart, a registered professional forester who had previously worked for Nutting, repeating his desire to take the fifth against self-recrimination. This led Judge Timothy Buckley to strike his testimony and the jury admonished to disregard it. Later in the day, Teresa […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CPCSD seat unfilled

A special April 14 Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors meeting resulted in no one being selected to fill the empty board seat left after Sean Tucker resigned in February. Eight candidates applied for the spot and seven showed up for the interview. When it came to a vote, no candidate received enough […]

Comments Off / April 16, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Candidates busy raising money

Election hopefuls are in the process of adding to their war chests using cash and in-kind contributions, fund raising and loans to finance their campaigns. As of March, this is what candidates have raised and spent according to filings with the California Secretary of State or the El Dorado County Elections Department. Elected department heads […]

Comments Off / April 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Voters get glimpse of candidate platforms

Offering us a preview of who they are and why they’re running, almost all of the candidates for El Dorado County elected department head positions filed a statement of candidacy. Joe Harn, 56, CPA, who is running to be re-elected Auditor-Controller, said his top priorities include protecting people’s tax dollars while ensuring the county stays […]

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

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 »