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Sac affirms air cargo decision

Last Tuesday’s Sacramento County Board of Supervisors’ meeting was a formality to move forward with the decision to expand Mather Airport’s air cargo operations previously approved on Aug. 12. Critics claimed the project failed to follow California Environmental Quality Act guidelines; however, after more discussion on Aug. 26, the county’s Mather Airport 20-year Master Plan and Environmental […]

No Comment / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Workshops aims to care for caregivers

How do you talk to a loved one who can’t remember your name? How do you fulfill their wishes if they can’t communicate them? Caregivers who have loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia encounter these emotionally draining questions and much more every day. That’s why Ginger McMurchie, facilitator of the El Dorado Hills Senior Center’s […]

No Comment / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

State Supreme Court denies Nutting appeal

The Supreme Court of California has denied the petition for review and application for the stay filed on behalf of former Supervisor Ray Nutting, who was removed from office earlier this year. Superior Court Judge Timothy Buckley declared the El Dorado County District 2 supervisor’s seat vacant on June 6 after a trial jury found Nutting guilty of […]

1 Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom challenges Mather decision

Days after Sacramento County filed a Notice of Determination to move forward with the expansion of Mather Airport’s air cargo operations, the city of Folsom said, “Not so fast.” Citing several California Environmental Quality Act violations, including an assertion that the project was approved and the NOD filed before all environmental findings were considered, Folsom […]

No Comment / August 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

H4H costume ball promises to take you out of this world

Hands4Hope’s Intergalactic Shindig at Area 51 promises to be out of this world on Oct. 18. Diane Wilkinson Catering will be providing a stellar dinner and assortment of appetizers and a live band will entertain guests. There will also be a silent and live auction, a dessert auction, dancing, fun photo booths and costume contest. “Good […]

No Comment / August 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Two hurt in suspected DUI rollover

Two men sustained major injuries in a rollover collision Friday morning. Jason Shaughnessy, 21, of El Dorado Hills, was driving a 2000 Suburu Outback southbound on Salmon Falls Road north of Falcon Crest at approximately 8:26 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, a CHP press release stated. The vehicle traveled off the east […]

1 Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

District 2 race: Chris Amaral cites a different skill set

Chris Amaral

Saying his campaign may yet surprise people is Chris Amaral, another candidate for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 2. Asked why he’s running so soon after losing in the primary to Bill Schultz for the job of Recorder-Clerk, Amaral said he’s a big proponent of public service and has a unique skill set […]

No Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »