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‘Bring it on,’ says Nutting

Vowing to appeal his misdemeanor convictions and subsequent removal from office, ex-supervisor Ray Nutting gave an impassioned impromptu speech at the Tea Party meeting Tuesday night, garnering loud applause. Convicted of six misdemeanor charges for taking personal loans from two county employees and a building contractor to bail himself out of jail last year, Nutting […]

Comments Off / June 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID approves Bass Lake sale

The sale of Bass Lake as surplus property was approved by the board of the El Dorado Irrigation District at its June 9 meeting. The 152-acre property was sold to the Rescue Union School District for $300,000. Rescue has long-term plans to build a school on the property. The sale was approved on a 4 […]

Comments Off / June 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Refinancing of CPCSD bond under consideration

A proposal to refinance the bond on the Cameron Park Community Center was scrutinized May 21 with board members putting off a decision until a special meeting can be held early next month. General Manager Mary Cahill noted the board had previously expressed an interest in refinancing the community center once the financial climate improved. […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

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 »