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Central EDH Plan open for review

El Dorado County staff and Parker Development employees hosted an open house last Wednesday at Oak Meadow Elementary School to answer questions about the Central El Dorado Hills Specific Plan, the Serrano developer’s 341-acre plan that includes the 98-acre former Executive Golf Course. El Dorado Hills resident Donn Nehar spent his career in law enforcement. He […]

1 Comment / December 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Harn gets recall notice

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn has received a Notice of Intention to Circulate Recall Petition. Recall proponents cite five issues from which they are “seeking relief from the tyranny of our elected officials who have engaged in malfeasant acts and corrupt practices.” Citing a violation of California State Penal Code, the notice states that […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID customers reduced water use by 40 percent

For the month of November El Dorado Irrigation District customers reduced their water use by 40 percent compared to November 2013. EID is required to reduce its water consumption by 28 percent from June 2015 through February 2016, compared to the same months in 2013, under a mandate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board. […]

Comments Off / December 06, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

OR principal on paid leave

Oak Ridge High School Principal Paul Burke has been on paid administrative leave since Nov. 2, pending an investigation by the El Dorado Union High School District for undisclosed reasons. District Superintendent Steve Wehr called it “a confidential personnel matter.” Burke is not facing any criminal allegations and no students are involved in the investigation. District staff […]

Comments Off / December 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes hike ambulance fees

The cost for a ride in a local ambulance just shot up from $1,114 to $1,427. The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 17 approved a 28.11 percent increase for ambulance service in County Service Areas 3 and 7 —South Lake Tahoe and the county’s Western Slope. A board resolution includes language that allows […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckle up before you give thanks

​SACRAMENTO — Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally one of the busiest travel times in America, can also be one of the deadliest. The California Highway Patrol will have all available officers on patrol during a maximum enforcement period to help avoid tragedies for California motorists. In 2014, over the Thanksgiving weekend, 45 people died in collisions on California roadways […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Superintendent’s job: Board ready to replace Meyers

The El Dorado County Board of Education finalized a timetable for selecting a new superintendent of schools at its Nov. 23 special meeting. While board members began the meeting by acknowledging how much internal talent there is to draw from within the district, they decided they wanted to open the recruitment process as they go about replacing former […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »