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People Talk: What makes a good summer family event?

Asked by Mike Roberts at Saturday in the Park Amanda Clemens, Cameron Park “€œIt’s free, and we have all the local businesses out here. The music is good, and there’s a lot of free stuff, plus kids’ activities. It’s Saturday night in the park.” Michael Kujawa, 11, El Dorado Hills “Games. I like it when […]

No Comment / August 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel to defend himself to board

John Skeel

Both sides say they want public present El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s embattled General Manager John Skeel will get a chance to defend himself in front of the CSD’s Board of Directors and the public at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 23. Earlier this month the board delivered a formal “statement of charges” to Skeel, alleging that he […]

3 Comments / August 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Witt, Colver sentenced

More than two years after Joanne Witt was discovered brutally murdered in her home, star-crossed lovers Steven “Boston” Colver and Tylar Marie Witt were sentenced Friday afternoon for killing the El Dorado Hills single mom. Before a packed courtroom, El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Daniel B. Proud sentenced Colver, 21, to life in prison […]

1 Comment / August 12, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

PG&E reminds everyone to call before they dig

This Aug. 11 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. reminds customers to call 811 to have underground utility lines marked prior to any digging project. Every three minutes nationwide, an underground utility line is damaged during a digging project. These accidents can happen in a resident’s back yard, not just on heavy construction projects. Striking a […]

No Comment / August 11, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

No one does it like Lucy

THE OFFICIAL "LUCY" waves to her fans during the Lucy Fest parade. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

JAMESTOWN, NY — Not much happens in Jamestown anymore. Empty storefronts and a boarded-up train station tell the story of a city long-passed its prime. But in early August the community came to life with red-headed fury as thousands gathered to celebrate Lucille Ball’s 100th Birthday. “I Love Lucy” still reaches millions of television viewers […]

2 Comments / August 10, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Board limits changes to supervisors’ districts

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved the “Knight Nutting Alternative” redistricting map on Monday morning, sending it back to county Surveyor Rich Briner to be boiled down to the parcel level. It contained minor changes from the “Final Preview Map” Briner proposed on July 19, and returns to the board on Aug. 23, with […]

No Comment / August 10, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A new doc in town

Dr. Steve Uzelac

Marshall Medical Center, headquartered in Placerville, recently announced the addition of Steven Uzelac, MD, to its family & internal medicine office in Cameron Park. Uzelac is a board certified family medicine physician whose scope includes caring for patients of all ages. He joins Marshall after most recently serving as a staff physician at a community […]

1 Comment / August 09, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »