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Scholarship application due

The deadline is approaching fast for applications for Women’s Fund El Dorado’s Wickline Scholarships, which assists women who have had to postpone their educational goals for a variety of reasons. Applications are due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 10, and can be completed online womensfundeldorado.org or picked up at the El Dorado […]

No Comment / March 06, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes confirm Dixon Ranch denial

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors reaffirmed its decision to deny the Dixon Ranch development on Feb. 28 as findings behind the project’s rejection were presented to the board for consideration. The project off Green Valley Road in El Dorado Hills was to include 605 homes with approximately 160 of them restricted to older adults. The board […]

No Comment / March 06, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Storm damage repair costs in the millions

Recent severe winter storms in El Dorado County collapsed roads and culverts, buckled bridges and created enormous potholes. The damage resulted in 22 emergency projects estimated to cost around $14.3 million … so far. The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting Feb. 27 to get the latest information from staff and public […]

No Comment / March 02, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Murder case: Suspect’s hearing continued

The minor accused of murdering Shingle Springs resident Dianna Redmon briefly appeared in El Dorado County Juvenile Court on Feb. 27. Proceedings were continued to next month. A motion to transfer the case to the general criminal courts, meaning the teenager would be tried as an adult, has been filed by the El Dorado County District […]

No Comment / March 02, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Strike likely at EDHCSD

Eight months after new, three-year contracts were supposed to be finalized the union representing full-time employees at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District says it won’t settle for the district’s “last, best and final offer.” Employees are asking for a 15 percent raise over three years and an increase in cash in lieu of benefits to […]

No Comment / March 01, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID board approves emergency repair contracts

The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors unanimously approved two emergency-related repair contracts totaling $800,000 at its Feb. 27 meeting. The contracts are a down payment on what staff estimate will be $10 million to $15 million in repairs to district infrastructure as a result of recent storms. Staff will meet with the Governor’s Office of […]

No Comment / March 01, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

The Spirit of Benny races toward sixth year

The vibrant spirit of a local boy lives on during the annual Spirit of Benny 5K/10K Fun Run and Walk every March in Placerville. This year’s race, slated for Saturday, March 18, will start at 330 Fair Lane and continue down the scenic El Dorado Trail. In its sixth year, the event honors the brief […]

No Comment / March 01, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »