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No EID rate increase for 2015

You know you’re living in a topsy-turvy world when El Dorado Irrigation District ratepayers tell the board they favor a rate increase while board members try to avoid one. All this took place at the Dec. 8 EID meeting as the board unanimously approved a two-year budget of $45.482 million for 2015 and $46.310 million for 2016 […]

Comments Off / December 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes reverse electeds’ salary cuts

El Dorado County supervisors voted 3-2 to restore pay cuts approved last year and due to take effect in January 2015 for seven elected county officials. The return of longevity pay and a 10 percent bonus for professional certificates, especially for county Auditor-Controller Joe Harn and Treasurer-Tax Collector Cherie Raffety, reversed an embarrassing oversight created by the […]

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Bus schedules change during holidays

PLACERVILLE — The El Dorado County Transit Authority announces it will operate the following schedule during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays:  Wednesday, Dec. 24, (Christmas Eve) – Limited Service The local routes will operate on a Saturday schedule.  Limited Dial-A-Ride and complementary para-transit services will be available.  Sacramento Commuter Routes #4 and #6 will operate […]

Comments Off / December 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Sherman Mcvay

Air Force Airman Sherman E. Mcvay 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 credits toward an associate in applied science […]

Comments Off / December 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Don’t become a victim this holiday season

During the holiday season, most people are thinking of last-minute shopping and getting together with family and friends. However, not everyone considers the holidays a time to celebrate, but rather an opportunity to commit crimes. Busy parking lots and hurried shoppers are just two factors working in favor of criminals. Often times, we make their […]

Comments Off / December 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sacramento kicks off the Chanukah holiday

FOLOSM — The community will embrace the true spirit of freedom and the holiday season (community and freedom) with the eighth annual Chanukah Wonderland. Taking place this year at the Folsom Community Center on Natoma Street from 2 to 5 p.m., the community is invited to share in the Chanukah celebration that will serve as a preparation […]

Comments Off / December 09, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Town Center apartments approved

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors gave the final go ahead for a 250-unit apartment complex in El Dorado Hills at its Dec. 2 meeting. To be built by Stockton-based developer Economou/Spanos, the apartment complex will be constructed on a 4.5-acre lot in Town Center. Opposed by some in the community because of the project’s density and impact on […]

Comments Off / December 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »