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Aberneen Lane resident worries about safety, noise and yes, ice

Susan Comstock’s Aberdeen Lane home sits directly across from Lima Way, the proposed “back door” to the Dixon Ranch project. She and her husband David find themselves on the front lines of a debate between neighborhood activists and developers of the proposed project. “They’re all going to come this way,” she said of the predicted […]

No Comment / June 25, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Dixon Ranch traffic study debated

The traffic study for the proposed 209-home high-density Dixon Ranch project predicts that it won’t bump any of 21 intersections studied to another Level of Service grade by 2016. The 6,892 daily trips anticipated at buildout in 2025 don’t fare much worse. With no mitigation, the report predicts that only two intersections would fall a […]

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Dixon Ranch battle begins

Residents of the Highland Hills area in northeast El Dorado Hills oppose a 709-home, high-density subdivision proposed for 280 acres of the historic Dixon Ranch, located on their eastern boundary, between Green Valley Road and Serrano. On the surface the story looks like a typical “Not In My Back Yard” affair. But a deeper examination […]

No Comment / June 25, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rescue COOL School opens enrollment

The Rescue Union School District is accepting applications for the Rescue COOL School, which stands for Collaborative Opportunities for Online Learning.  The COOL School is a highly successful, virtual independent study program where students complete most of their work online at home and also have the option to attend class a few hours each week […]

No Comment / June 22, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New Vision Christian Ministry brings seniors together

By Nancy Curtis If you walk past Cornerstone Christian Church in El Dorado Hills on Thursday evenings you might see happy seniors entering the building and hear some familiar songs floating through the air. The reason? New Vision, an interdenominational Christian ministry for senior adults, is meeting for its Thursday night Bible fellowship. Starting last […]

No Comment / June 22, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Court cutting hours

PLACERVILLE — During one of the most daunting financial crises in California’s history, the state’s courts remain steadfast in their commitment that essential services continue to be provided to customers. Unfortunately, the budget reductions to the State Trial Courts will require that El Dorado Superior Court reduce its operating costs significantly. Since 2007-08, State General […]

No Comment / June 21, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff revitalizes Reserve Deputy Program

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department has restructured, reorganized and rejuvenated the Reserve Deputy Program. After being in existence for more than 20 years, the Reserve Deputy Sheriff program was dwindling. At Sheriff John D’Agostini’s direction the program has more than doubled in size and continues to grow. Reserve deputies are non-paid employees of the […]

No Comment / June 21, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »