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Tax man catches up to former EDH attorney

A federal jury found an El Dorado Hills man guilty of tax evasion of nearly $450,000 last Thursday. Donald M. Wanland Jr., 53, an attorney in Sacramento, was found guilty of 28 tax-related criminal charges, “including attempting to evade personal income taxes for the tax years 2000 through 2003, failing to file tax returns for […]

No Comment / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID candidates, Division 2: Richard Englefield keeps things positive

Richard Englefield

Running in El Dorado Irrigation District Division 2 is Richard Englefield, 71, of El Dorado. Englefield’s campaign website is englefield4eiddirector.com. Englefield was employed for 32 years as an administrative analyst specialist in the computing support Department at California State University, Sacramento. He has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Resources from the same university. He served on […]

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Proposed gas station fuels public safety debate

After a lengthy meeting last Thursday, El Dorado County Planning Commissioners approved an Arco AM/PM at the Sophia Parkway and Green Valley Road intersection, giving opponents just one more opportunity to stop the project. The Board of Supervisors must give its final approval; a date for that discussion has not been set. An unpopular project with […]

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Hometown hero: Shannon McGoey

Hero_Shannon McGoey

Shannon McGoey, 20, graduated Ranger School in August and has been promoted to corporal with the 75th Ranger Regiment in the Army Infantry. McGoey is stationed in Fort Benning, Ga. McGoey has completed various rigorous trainings, including and not limited to Airborne School, Ranger School and RASP (in order to be selected to serve with the 75th Regiment Army Rangers). Ranger […]

No Comment / September 25, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Hometown hero: Darren Satterfield

Airman Darren Satterfield

Air Force Airman Darren C. Satterfield graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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 toward […]

No Comment / September 25, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Development discussion coming up; ballot measures planned

When the Board of Supervisors  hosted a workshop to discuss growth in the county so many people turned out, Supervisor Ron Briggs opened the meeting with a joke about calling the fire marshal. “The room was overflowing,” said Ellen Van Dyke of the Green Valley Alliance, a coalition of local residents concerned about easing congestion […]

No Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID candidate, Division 4: Jake Flesher wants to reduce the debt

Jake Flesher

Running in El Dorado Irrigation District Division 4 is Jake Flesher, 39. His campaign website is jake4eidratepayers.com. A resident of El Dorado Hills, Flesher received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his law degree from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific. He previously worked as a deputy district attorney […]

No Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »