The El Dorado County Charter should be scrapped at best or substantially amended, according to the Grand Jury report issued June 16. Tacking on to Grand Jury recommendations from 2008-09 and 2013-14 reports, the latest report recommends in even stronger language the repeal or heavy amending of the charter. “The Grand Jury found that the structure of government […]
District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco vehemently fought back against the Grand Jury’s recently released “A Sign of the Times” report and its findings, which state he “lacks comprehensive awareness of his position as a county supervisor and fails to follow basic and generally accepted principles of good governance.” “Equally alarming,” the report continues, “he (Mikulaco) […]
It’s been a year of changes at the Mountain Democrat with the latest one being the selection of a new editor. Noel Stack, currently the editor of Village Life and Cameron Park Life, will assume the editor role of all three publications effective June 22. She will take over from Managing Editor Patrick Ibarra, who has accepted another job and […]
Interim El Dorado County Chief Administrative Officer Pamela Knorr will no longer hold the CAO title, effective June 29, and will return to her original appointment as the county’s full-time Human Resources director. The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to move Knorr back to her HR position and announced the appointment of Larry T. Combs […]
The El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees responded to the El Dorado County Grand Jury’s “A School Bell Rings Off-Key” report but the discussion was anything but unanimous. The Grand Jury report released in May states the longest-serving board member, Timothy Cary, acted with a conflict of interest and is primarily responsible for the board’s Brown […]
Garrett O. Dorsett recently graduated from Army Basic Combat Training and is a private in the U.S. Army. He’s currently in Advanced Individual Training at Fort Leonard Wood. Mo. Dorsett is the son of John Dorsett of Cameron Park.
The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2015–16 school year. School will start on Monday, Aug. 10. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone: (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website: orhsonline.com The Counseling Office […]