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Auditor Harn warns of budget crisis

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn informed the Board of Supervisors last month that the county’s unfunded obligation to CalPERS now exceeds $280 million. CalPERS is the acronym for the California Public Employees Retirement System of which the county is a participant. Most county employees are members of the CalPERS retirement system. Representing more than […]

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Three injured in Saturday wreck

Three people were injured in a solo traffic collision Saturday evening in El Dorado Hills. On Nov. 12 at approximately 5:43 p.m. Gianni Gambetta, 17, of El Dorado Hills was driving a 2013 Ford Focus westbound on Serrano Parkway just east of Silva Valley Parkway when, for unknown reasons, the Focus, which was traveling at 40 to […]

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Neal, Posner poised for RUSD board

Tagg Neal captured 36 percent of the vote in a three-person Election Night race for the first of two seats on the Rescue Union School District Board of Trustees while incumbent Serena Posner narrowly held the second seat as of press time. A parent and former student of the district, Neal said his story and commitment to […]

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Mattock, Paulsen score EDHCSD seats

Noelle Mattock and Ben Paulsen won two open seats on the five-person El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Board of Directors. They will be sworn in before the next regular board meeting in December. The only incumbent running in the four-person race, Mattock won her third consecutive term with 41 percent of the vote. Throughout […]

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Vision Coalition presents a special ‘dialogue’

As part of its newly developed Capacity Building program, El Dorado Community Vision Coalition Get Connected series, Community Nonprofit at Work, El Dorado Community Vision Coalition will host Meet the Funders: A Conversation with El Dorado County Foundation Officers and Philanthropists from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 17, at the El Dorado Community Services District Pavilion […]

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Veterans Day ceremonies to recognize service, sacrifice

Veterans Day ceremonies (being held Friday at 11 a.m. at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument; 360 Fair Lane, Placerville) will recognize an El Dorado County veteran who died as a result of injuries incurred while serving in Afghanistan, honor an El Dorado County chaplain who has devoted his life in service to military veterans, their […]

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UPDATED: Unofficial Election Night Final Report

Unofficial Election Night results as reported by the El Dorado County Elections Department: Cards Cast: 73090, 62.76% of registered voters, and all 198 precincts reporting. District 1 El Dorado County Supervisor BETH GAINES 5938 42.30% JOHN HIDAHL 8072 57.50% El Dorado Irrigation District, Division 3 MICHAEL RAFFETY 3729 43.21% BILL GEORGE 2658 30.80% CRAIG A SCHMIDT […]

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