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Dixon Ranch development denied

At the end of a five-hour, standing-room-only El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting Feb. 14, Supervisors John Hidahl, Shiva Frentzen and Michael Ranalli voted to deny approval of the Dixon Ranch subdivision. Supervisors Brian Veerkamp and Sue Novasel favored future consideration of a revised version of the project but opposed full denial. Dixon Ranch […]

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Two developments closer to reality

At last week’s joint meeting of the Area Planning Advisory Committee and El Dorado Hills Community Council, updates on two El Dorado Hills area projects, which are now closer to being built, were shared. The Pavilions The El Dorado County Planning Commission approved plans for a 28,000-square-foot memory care facility on Francisco Drive and Green Valley […]

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Hidahl joins connector JPA board

The Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority has announced the appointment of El Dorado County Supervisor John Hidahl and Folsom City Council Member Steve Miklos to its board of directors. The Connector JPA was formed in December 2006 and includes Sacramento County, El Dorado County and the cities of Elk Grove, Folsom and Rancho Cordova. […]

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Supes reconsider bills’ support

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors opted to “reconsider” rather than “rescind” its Jan. 24 vote of support for the state’s Senate Bill 1 and Assembly Bill 1. Both pieces of proposed legislation, if approved, would raise state revenue for road maintenance and related services through a number of tax and fee increases centering on the […]

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Diligent decathletes prep for brainy brawl

In the world of Academic Decathlon you won’t see bone-crushing tackles or buzzer-beating three pointers. There are no trash-talking parents or bench-clearing brawls. Still, these events can be thrillingly competitive and require as much dedication and preparation as any sport. These intellectual gladiators train relentlessly, challenging themselves mentally the same way athletes do physically. Ponderosa […]

Comments Off on Diligent decathletes prep for brainy brawl / February 01, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hidahl revives EDH council

Less than a month into his four-year term representing District 1, Supervisor John Hidahl is making good on a campaign pledge to bring back the El Dorado Hills Community Council created by former supervisor Sam Bradley in the 1990s. For years many El Dorado Hills constituents have complained that they don’t have a voice when […]

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Development manager joins Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County has named Valerie Piotrowski of El Dorado Hills as its new development manager. Piotrowski was the director of foundations and community relations for the Salvation Army, Del Oro Division, and served in the administrations of former California governors George Deukmejian and Pete Wilson as a senior-level communications […]

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