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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 will 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 provide 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 Day […]

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 »

District 2 race: Frentzen says track record, experience qualify her for supervisor

Shiva Frentzen

Plan within our limits is the main slogan of Shiva Frentzen, who is another candidate for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 2. Running for the second time to serve on the Board of Supervisors, Frentzen said she has lived in the county for 22 years and has had her own business for 15. […]

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

Teen Court in Placerville invites new participants

The El Dorado County Teen Court program in Placerville is now recruiting new student participants for the fall program. El Dorado County students in eighth through 12th grade are invited to attend the Teen Court volunteer training from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, in El Dorado County Superior Court, 495 Main St. […]

No Comment / August 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »