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DA investigator testifies in Nutting trial

The afternoon part of the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial on April 29 saw a district attorney’s investigator take to the stand to show how the case against Nutting progressed. Before the investigator was called, one more witness testified about giving money to Nutting for bail: general engineering contractor Doug Veerkamp. Veerkamp told co-prosecutor Pete Williams […]

Comments Off / April 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Trial turns toward money used for Nutting’s bail

Testimony on April 29 of the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial focused on money used to pay for bail. The first witness of the day was Katherine “Kitty” Miller, Nutting’s personal assistant. On May 28, 2013, she said she walked into Nutting’s office, where he was on the phone attempting to secure money for bail as […]

Comments Off / April 29, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Austin Salomon

Airman Austin Salomon

Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin P. Salomon 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 […]

Comments Off / April 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Burn permits required on May 1

Residential burn permits will be required beginning Thursday, May 1. These permits are issued to the public free of charge, are valid for three years from the date of issuance and allows for the burning of dry vegetation (not household trash) that originates on the landowners property. Pick up your free residential burn permit at most  local staffed […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Freeway to close for more blasting

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full closures of both directions of U.S. Highway 50 between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Bass Lake Road, as well as closures of the Latrobe Road on-ramp to eastbound U.S. Highway 50, the Bass Lake Road on-ramp to westbound U.S. Highway 50, and […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Evidence shows Nutting did work after contract expiration date

Evidence presented in the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial on April 24 pointed to work being done after a contract deadline — meaning Nutting likely should not have received the money. The day began with former county counsel Lou Green retaking the stand. He reiterated that he was told information by Nutting concerning the Happy Valley […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting trial: Testimony looks at Sierra resource organization

Testimony on the second morning of the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial, April 23, focused on the Sierra Coordinated Resource Management Council. Katie Maloney, the operations manager for SCRMC, appeared back on the stand after a late start due to motions made outside the jury. She noted that there was a 2007 contract between the SMRMC and Nutting, […]

Comments Off / April 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »