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Report to Joint Powers Authority: Projects mostly on track

The El Dorado County/City of Folsom Joint Powers Authority held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Folsom City Hall to update the two jurisdictions on the status of projects of mutual interest. Folsom Mayor Andy Morin, who serves as chair of the JPA, called the meeting to order at 9 a.m. with Folsom […]

Comments Off / October 24, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Man killed on Green Valley Road

The early shift of barbers at World Famous Barber Jon’s on Green Valley Road first heard then witnessed the outcome of a fatal traffic accident on the morning of Oct. 16. Greg Benson, 52, was crossing Green Valley Road on foot, south to north, roughly 150 feet east of the barbershop when he was struck […]

3 Comments / October 23, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Which Republican presidential candidate do you like?

Comments Off / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Trick or Treat safety tips

CAMINO – “Whatever time of year it is, safety is our number one concern. Preventing an injury or illness before it happens maybe difficult to measure as far as statistics go, but it is everyone’s primary mission, especially when it comes to children,” said Cal Fire Amador-El Dorado Unit Chief Kelly Keenan. “Halloween is an enchanting […]

Comments Off / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County annual tax sale set

C. L. Raffety, El Dorado County treasurer and tax collector reports that the county’s auction of tax defaulted property is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4, at 1:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Board Room (Building A) at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville. Prominent on the list of properties up for bid this year are approximately […]

Comments Off / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

National Memory Screening coming up

National Memory Screen Day marks the focal point of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s national initiative to promote early detection and intervention for those concerned about memory loss. In El Dorado County the event will be hosted by Senior Day Care Services, a program of the El Dorado County Department of Human Services, and an […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel, CSD board ‘put down the weapons’

Suspended El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager John Skeel’s return appears imminent, based on comments coming out of the closed session meeting between Skeel and the SD Board of Directors last week. Skeel and board President Guy Gertsch characterized recent discussions as positive and productive. Neither would divulge the terms of the proposed remediation, but both […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »