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EID drought restrictions remain … for now

Proposed changes to the El Dorado Irrigation District’s Drought Action Plan were put off, with the board split between those who voted to end all drought-related restrictions for customers and those who voted to make them less onerous. EID did receive one good piece of news as the level of mandated conservation for its customers is now 24 […]

Comments Off / April 18, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Serrano election marks turning point

Serrano is at a crucial juncture in its illustrious 20-year history and residents have the chance to determine which of two distinct futures they’d like to see by voting in the Serrano Owners Association Board of Directors election. Ballots were mailed last week and will be counted May 16. Three candidates are running for two […]

32 Comments / April 13, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Office of Ed hires Monsma

The El Dorado County Office of Education announced the selection of Kevin Monsma as the new associate superintendent of Educational Services, effective July 1. “Mr. Monsma’s record of achievement, instructional expertise and conviction to serve will strengthen EDCOE and the county educational community as a whole,” El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Ed Manansala, Ed.D. said. “EDCOE at the core […]

Comments Off / April 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Volunteers needed for state park projects

SAN FRANCISCO — On Saturday, April 16, California State Parks Foundation will host its 18th Annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup presented by Pacific Gas and Electric Company at 27 state parks across California. More than 3,000 volunteers are needed to help with environmental improvement projects statewide. The annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup event, which runs […]

Comments Off / April 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pratt running for supervisor

Dave Pratt

Fair Play winery and vineyard owner Dave Pratt has announced that he is a candidate for the El Dorado County Supervisor, District 2 seat to be decided on the June 7 Primary election ballot. Pratt, 57, identified the need for improved representation, ramping up efforts to enhance the agricultural-tourism foundation of the District 2 economy, protect […]

Comments Off / April 04, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Recall backers miss deadlines

Four El Dorado County supervisors escaped potential recall elections as the deadlines to submit valid recall petitions passed uneventfully last week. Petitions to recall District 5 Supervisor Sue Novasel and District 3’s Brian Veerkamp were due March 29. Petitions for District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco and District 2’s Shiva Frentzen were due March 31. Assistant Registrar […]

1 Comment / April 04, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Soroptimist grants available

Each year Soroptimist International of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills awards grants to non-profits that will make a lasting difference in the lives of women and children in their communities. The major portion of the income realized from the group’s fundraisers this past year is used to provide funds back to the community with an annual grant […]

Comments Off / April 04, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »