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Nutting trial pushed back

A status hearing regarding the case against El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting ended with a new trial date. Nutting’s attorney David Weiner began the hearing by telling Judge Tim Buckley that he would not be ready for the original trial date. The court then recessed while a meeting was held in the judge’s chambers. […]

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

Kindergarten, Transitional K enrollment to begin in Buckeye

Buckeye Union School District announces that beginning Feb. 4, Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten (formerly known as “Junior Kindergarten”) registration for the 2014-15 school year will be accepted at all of its elementary schools — Buckeye in Shingle Springs, (530) 677-2277; Blue Oak and Blue Oak Montessori in Cameron Park, (530) 676-0164; William Brooks in El […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Dylan Cole

Army Pvt. Dylan D. Cole has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Growth-limiting petition brings reactions

By last Wednesday afternoon, the local political grapevine was in full bloom as county leaders learned about the petition filed Jan. 14 by the Rural Communities United. “I’m not quite certain what it means,” District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting said in a phone call. “I haven’t had time to study it carefully (other than a […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Initiative aims to halt subdivisions

On Jan. 14, community activists followed through on a challenge to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors when Rural Communities United filed to get a petition on this year’s November ballot. Based primarily on traffic and land-use issues, the initiative’s proponents hope to generate broad public support for curtailing large residential developments, particularly those […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID asks for voluntary water conservation, stops short of declaring drought

PLACERVILLE — During its Jan. 13 meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District board received an update from staff regarding the district’s water supply in relation to the ongoing dry conditions. The district’s service area has experienced two consecutive dry years, with calendar year 2013 being the driest on record. “Because EID has an integrated water […]

Comments Off / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rescue board has open seat

The Rescue Union School District Board of Trustees is seeking candidates who are interested in filling a vacancy on the Governing Board that will be created by the resignation of Erike Young. The official expiration of the term of this vacancy is December 2016. The appointment will be from February 2014 to November 2014. The […]

Comments Off / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »