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Don’t light those fireworks

ALL fireworks, including safe and sane fireworks, are illegal in El Dorado County. “El Dorado County local ordinance No. 8.08.050 forbids the use and possession of ‘safe and sane’ fireworks commonly sold in surrounding areas like Sacramento because of the risk of wildfires,” said Cal Fire Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado-Sacramento Unit. “Every year […]

No Comment / June 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Center, Moore hoping for repeat ‘slow-growth’ success

Bill Center and Jim Moore became household names in El Dorado County politics during the decade straddling the millennium, shaping public opinion and policy with a growth-inhibiting ballot initiative, lawsuits both real and threatened, all executed with deft and sometimes ruthless political moxie. Recently the former El Dorado County supervisor and a Democratic pollster have […]

No Comment / June 24, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Enjoy fun, fireworks at Summer Spectacular

Be dazzled at Cameron Park’s 14th annual Summer Spectacular Saturday, June 29. The fun-filled day of music, food, activities and exhibits concludes at dark with a world-renowned fireworks show over the lake. Many are familiar with the event for the fireworks alone, but the fun stretches out the whole day. At 2 p.m. the Kenny Frye […]

No Comment / June 24, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Sweat the small stuff’ with summer road safety

SACRAMENTO — Summer is road trip time, and California has a number of great destinations to explore by motor vehicle.  To help motorists enjoy safe summer travels on the road, the California Highway Patrol reminds the public to take care of themselves and their vehicles during the upcoming hot weather months. “Throughout the busy summer […]

No Comment / June 18, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Officials explain Marble Valley by the numbers

Parker Development’s management team defended the proposed Marble Valley project during the June 13 El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors meeting. The proposed specific plan calls for 2,800 to 3,200 homes in the vacant and historic four-plus mile valley located immediately southeast of the Bass Lake freeway interchange. Project Manager Tom Howard […]

2 Comments / June 17, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting hearing delayed again

A hearing for El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting was taken off the court calendar and now awaits reassignment. Nutting was due to be arraigned by Judge Warren Stracener on Thursday morning, but the hearing was taken off the court calendar by Presiding Judge Suzanne Kingsbury, according to a court bailiff. The case awaits reassignment […]

3 Comments / June 17, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Measure Y guys launch no growth campaign

Battle lines are being drawn on the proposed Marble Valley and Lime Rock Valley projects, which would eventually put 4,368 dwellings in four-plus miles running southeast from the Bass Lake Road freeway interchange. Parker Development, which also faces domestic unrest over plans to develop the former El Dorado Hills Executive Golf Course, faces attack on […]

No Comment / June 10, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »