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Fire district fires back

The El Dorado Hills Fire Board questioned the basis for the El Dorado County Grand Jury’s investigation of their agency, but actually agreed with many of the findings, asserting in a just-released response that the organizational changes called for were already under way when the grand jury released its highly critical report in June. The […]

No Comment / September 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CSD GM Skeel tentatively reinstated

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors announced Friday afternoon it has suspended the termination of General Manager John Skeel. The board placed Skeel on paid leave June 20, less than six months after hiring him, and moving his family from Colorado. The case against Skeel seemed to unravel in the last […]

10 Comments / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rolling Hills church to host 9/11 tribute

Rolling Hills Christian Church invites the public to a 9/11 memorial on the 10th anniversary of the terrorists’ attacks. The church at 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills will host two, one-hour services on Sept. 11 at 9:30 and 11 a.m. “I think (9/11) had very big spiritual implications,” said Pastor Jeff Bigelow. […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel, CSD board dispute performance evalaution

In a recent development on the John Skeel case, the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors released its general manager’s disputed 90-day written performance evaluation from his personnel file last week. During the Aug. 23 meeting Skeel claimed that the evaluation in his file contained far more negative feedback than the one […]

3 Comments / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Auditor gulps over water bill

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn castigated the county Department of Transportation for mishandling a utilities statement from the city of Placerville. According to the original bill, the county’s Buildings A and B at the government center consumed 1 million cubic feet of water more than the actual amount used during a two-month billing period […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

The Knightly news: Constituents have high interest in redistricting 2011

Supervisor John Knight

By John Knight District 1 supervisor I have received a number of calls and questions in the past few months about redistricting in El Dorado County and especially around District 1, which currently covers major sections of El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park. I was surprised that the redistricting of supervisorial districts, which is required […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Air National Guard Series to host exhibition race in Folsom

The Air National Guard Hydroplane Series will stage a four-boat exhibition event for community leaders and area corporate executives for the possible return of hydroplane racing to the state’s capital in 2012. The exhibition will take place on Folsom Lake on Thursday, Sept. 8, and is the first time the Air National Guard hydroplanes have […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »