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Plans stalled for Village J5 park

What seemed like a sure plan to construct a public 11.5-acre sports park is tied up until another Parker Development property’s future is made certain. At its April monthly meeting Area Planning Advisory Committee members favored plans for the multi-use park to be located at Sienna Ridge Drive and Bass Lake Road, Parker Development-owned land […]

No Comment / May 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff’s deputy suspected of drug-related activity

Mark Zlendick

An El Dorado County sheriff’s deputy was arrested in Nevada on May 19. Douglas County sheriff’s deputies responding to a 911 hangup at a Minden residence reportedly found drug paraphernalia in the home, according to information provided by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office. They detained EDSO Deputy Mark Zlendick and an unidentified female while they investigated […]

1 Comment / May 21, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Patrick Iriwn

Patrick T. Irwin has received an Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship to California State University, Sacramento, Calif. Scholarships are awarded on a merit system in area such as academic achievement, extra curricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishment, leadership abilities, and personal interviews. The scholarship entitlements include tuition and fees, an annual […]

No Comment / May 20, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Autumn Porter

Major Autumn Porter

Autumn Porter (Veatch), a native of California and Oak Ridge High School graduate, has been promoted to the rank of Major in the U.S. Army and will attend the JAG advanced course in Charlottesville, Va. She has served in a variety of positions — trial counsel, special assistant to U.S. attorney in California, administrative law and special victim counsel. Currently stationed at […]

No Comment / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County home to three 2015 California Gold Ribbon Schools

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has announced that 193 middle schools and 180 high schools have been honored under the state’s new Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program, which is temporarily taking the place of the California Distinguished Schools Program. “These schools are academically successful, vibrant, and innovative centers of learning and teaching,” Torlakson […]

No Comment / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Serrano HOA winners ready to work

Catie Phemester, Robert Thompson and Bryan Payne claimed victory after the ballots were counted May 11 for three open seats on the Serrano HOA Board of Directors. With 1,734 votes, Phemester, who ran on her record as the local school boundary Erin Brockovich and Serrano Mello Roos detective, said she wants to put the election […]

No Comment / May 18, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Bank robbery suspect caught in Lincoln

A man suspected of robbing the El Dorado Savings Bank in Cameron Park on May 14 was caught by the Lincoln Police Department on May 16 after allegedly robbing a U.S. Bank in Lincoln. Mark Spier, 19, of South Sacramento, had an active arrest warrant issued by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office after allegedly […]

No Comment / May 18, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »