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EID study calls for rate shift

A Cost of Services study by the El Dorado Irrigiation District calls for changing residential rates from 70 percent consumption based to 50 percent consumption based. The study, rolled out last June 13, also indicates lower sewer bills. As the EID Board of Directors delved into the nitty gritty of the Cost of Service analysis […]

2 Comments / July 06, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom’s south of 50 EIR OK’d

The Folsom City Council chamber was standing-room only as the council met on June 14 to approve the environmental impact report/environmental impact statement on the approximately 3,600 acres specific plan development between Highway 50 and White Rock Road south of the city. “I’ve been working on this for 17 years,” said council member Kerri Howell, […]

Comments Off / June 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Asst. City Attorney Wang trades public service for military service

SHIPPING OUT — Assistant city attorney Steven Wang will have to postpone bicycling on Folsom's trail with boss Bruce Cline until next summer when he returns from serving in Afghanistan. Photo by Roberta Long

  FOLSOM — Assistant city attorney Steve Wang will exchange his signature white-collar dress shirts and suspenders for desert cammies on June 1, when leaves his legal duties for a 400-day tour in Afghanistan. Looking at his calendar, he said he’ll just miss the 2012 Folsom Pro Rodeo. “I’ll be back July 5.”   Capt. […]

Comments Off / May 27, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park CSD Director Rich Green resigns

Rich Green

In a surprise move, Richard Green resigned from the Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors at the board’s meeting on Wednesday, May 18. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, and before the board adopted the evening’s agenda Green said he would like to say something. He then stood up and read a prepared statement, […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Lose weight and feel great with Dr. Murray’s help

GREAT TEAM — Chiropractor Doug Murray and his wife Myrnalyn Murray team up to help people lose weight and stay healthy. Myrnalyn was the "guinea pig" who tried the HCG Weight Loss approach first and now coaches others to realize their goals. Photo by Roberta Long

Dr. Douglas Murray is the clinic director at his Foundation for Wellness office, 4995 Golden Foothill Parkway, Suite 5, El Dorado Hills. He is also a practicing chiropractor who uses the latest research and technology. In the 2-1/2 years since he began his practice in El Dorado Hills, Murray has helped around 500 patients lose […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Folsom celebrates Sutter Street reopening

MULTICULTURAL CELEBRATION —€” The Eastern Ways Martial Arts Lion Dance Team entertains the crowd at the reopening celebration of Folsom’s Historic Sutter Street.  Photo by Roberta Long

Folsom’s Historic Sutter Street looks fresh and beautiful as the city celebrated the revitalization of its street, sidewalks and building façades on Saturday. All it took, said City Manager Kerry Miller, was 10 years of planning, 16 months of reconstruction, $11 million of redevelopment dollars and the cooperation of the city, Sutter Street merchants, property […]

Comments Off / May 09, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom prepares for citywide water metering

Folsom residents will begin paying metered water rates by March 2013. Until recently, the city of Folsom has charged a flat rate for residential water use. Without meters, every home had been billed the same, no matter the neighborhood or the number of residents. The intent was to treat all city water service customers equally. […]

Comments Off / May 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »