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Skeel rebuts charges on Tuesday night

Meeting to be open to public. Location moved to gym. El Dorado Hills CSD General Manager John Skeel faces off with his board on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting location has been moved to the CSD gymnasium to accommodate an anticipated large turnout. The board placed Skeel on paid leave June 20, […]

3 Comments / August 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Are you satisfied with the parks and the recreation programs in El Dorado Hills?

Asked by Mike Roberts in the Community Park.  

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

Smoker’s helpline offers free nicotine patches

El Dorado County smokers may, for a limited time, receive free nicotine patches through the California Smokers’ Helpline, 1-800-NO-BUTTS. Eligible smokers who call the helpline and enroll in the free telephone-based program for quitting will receive a free two-week starter kit of patches, while supplies last. “This is certainly a great opportunity for someone who […]

Comments Off / August 18, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Michael Foster

Michael Foster

Air National Guard Airman Michael H. Foster graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

Comments Off / August 15, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / 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 »