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EID study calls for rate shift

A Cost of Services study by the El Dorado Irrigiation District calls for changing residential rates from 70 percent consumption based to 50 percent consumption based. The study, rolled out last June 13, also indicates lower sewer bills. As the EID Board of Directors delved into the nitty gritty of the Cost of Service analysis […]

2 Comments / July 06, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff helps nab Folsom robbery suspects

While on the campaign trail, El Dorado County Sheriff John D’Agostini spoke often about the importance of the county’s top cop actually being out on the streets. Last week, the sheriff walked the talk, as he and a deputy helped the Folsom Police Department apprehend three burglary suspects armed with what at the time was […]

No Comment / July 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘No confidence’ in CSD board

EDH CSD General Manager John Skeel was asked by the board to take a break from his job. The move had some residents and CSD staff members angry.

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board didn’t flinch Thursday night when union representative Phil Stamborsky delivered an uncomfortable and unprecedented vote of no confidence on behalf of district employees for “the past two years of inappropriate actions by the board” and, more specifically, their potential dismissal of popular CSD General Manager John Skeel. Last […]

1 Comment / July 01, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Who’s your favorite football player?

Chandler Thomas, 12, El Dorado Hills "€œTroy Palamalu. He'€™s really good and has big hair."

Asked at Rockin’ Frog … Chandler Thomas, 12, El Dorado Hills “€œTroy Palamalu. He’s really good and has big hair.” Cole Tilley, 12, El Dorado Hills “€œJoe Montana. He’s one of the great quarterbacks of all time, and my dad met him.” J.D. Marsh, 12, El Dorado Hills “€œReggie Wayne. He’s fast and always catches […]

No Comment / July 01, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Are you set if a fire strikes?

CAMINO — Making sure your family and your home is set for an approaching wildfire and a possible evacuation is the second part of Cal Fire’s READY-SET-GO fire safety program. “Right now is a good time to review your evacuation plan (Wildfire Action Plan) with your family. Don’t wait until the smoke is swirling around […]

No Comment / June 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rescue Union School District opens new virtual Independent Study Program

“COOL” stands for Collaborative Opportunities for Online Learning Rescue’s COOL SCHOOL offers free, innovative and personalized learning choices open to students in grades three through eight in El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Amador and Alpine counties. Enrolled students participate in an online, blended learning environment combining digital courses with the direct instruction and guidance of fully […]

No Comment / June 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Low-cost Tdap vaccine offered this summer

The El Dorado County Health Services Department, Public Health Division, is offering Tdap vaccine at low-cost this summer and just in time for middle school and high school students who will need proof of the vaccination to start school this fall.  The Tdap vaccine, which helps protect against pertussis, will be administered to seventh through 12th […]

No Comment / June 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »