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Folsom names fire chief

Folsom Fire Chief Ron Phillips

Folsom City Manager Kerry Miller recently announced the appointment of Ron Phillips as fire chief, effective immediately. Chief Phillips has served as Folsom’s deputy fire chief since 2005. He replaces former Chief Dan Haverty, who retired in October. “We had a stellar crop of candidates and Chief Phillips successfully competed against some of the best […]

No Comment / December 07, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Don’t let con artists, thieves have a jolly holiday

Although the holidays are a special time of year for many, the hustle and bustle of the season can also make unsuspecting, unprepared residents the target of thieves and con artists. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department has recommended the following safety tips to help ensure a happy and safe holiday season: Around the house […]

No Comment / December 07, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Dec. 10 is property tax deadline

The delinquent date to pay the first installment of El Dorado County property taxes is Friday, Dec. 10, reports C. L. Raffety, El Dorado County treasurer-tax collector. The law allows payments to be considered timely if the postmark on the envelope indicates mailing on or before the delinquent date. However, envelopes must be postmarked by […]

No Comment / December 07, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Assistant CAO moves up

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors announced its selection of Terri Daly as the new Chief Administrative Officer. “We are fortunate that Terri already has a proven track record of success as a county executive,” said Board of Supervisors Chair Norma Santiago. “Terri’s experience and get-it-done approach will serve the county well.” Daly has […]

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Transit posts holiday schedule

The El Dorado County Transit Authority announces it will operate the following schedule during the Christmas and New Year holidays: Thursday, Dec. 23 – Limited service The Saturday Express will operate its regular Saturday schedule; no other local fixed routes will operate. Limited Dial-A-Ride andADA complementary paratransit services will be available. Sacramento Commuter Route No. 6 will […]

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Office of Education talks organization

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The El Dorado County Office of Education will host an informational community forum on School District Organization on Monday, Jan. 10, in Conference Room B-2 at the Office of Education. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m., with the forum taking place from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  This forum on School District Organization is designed as an […]

No Comment / December 02, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CSD agrees to Waste Connections contract extension

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s public hearing to discuss its trash and recycling pickup contract with El Dorado Disposal Services resulted in a 13-year contract extension, which will likely bring El Dorado Hills’ contract into alignment with similar contracts in Cameron Park and Placerville. Alignment with the two other West Slope communities that enforce […]

No Comment / November 30, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »