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Recall backers miss deadlines

Four El Dorado County supervisors escaped potential recall elections as the deadlines to submit valid recall petitions passed uneventfully last week. Petitions to recall District 5 Supervisor Sue Novasel and District 3’s Brian Veerkamp were due March 29. Petitions for District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco and District 2’s Shiva Frentzen were due March 31. Assistant Registrar […]

1 Comment / April 04, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Soroptimist grants available

Each year Soroptimist International of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills awards grants to non-profits that will make a lasting difference in the lives of women and children in their communities. The major portion of the income realized from the group’s fundraisers this past year is used to provide funds back to the community with an annual grant […]

Comments Off / April 04, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fentanyl overdose epidemic hits home

Sheriff's officials warn everyone who purchased street drugs that look like these not to take them. The drugs could be laced with fentanyl, a powerful narcotic. Courtesy photo

An El Dorado Hills man has been identified as one of many victims whose death is suspected of being related to the rash of recent overdoses from counterfeit hydrocodone pills laced with fentanyl, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office reported. George Berry, 18, died March 28. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Drug […]

Comments Off / April 03, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Green Valley gas station a go

Over the objections of a half-dozen residents known as Friends of Green Valley, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead on plans for an ARCO am/pm gas station, car wash and convenience mart at its March 22 meeting. The project’s official name is Green Valley Convenience Center. Friends of Green Valley thus […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Commission delays development decisions

The El Dorado County Planning Commission’s March 24 meeting was one of delay. Continued after several hours of testimony were requests for time extensions on three tentative subdivision maps in the Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills area that are due to expire later this year. Called the Hawk View project, the Bell Ranch project and the […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Auburn man runs for Assembly

Kevin Hanley

Kevin Hanley, chief executive officer of the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce, turned in the nomination paperwork to the county election offices in Placer, El Dorado and Sacramento to become a Republican candidate for Assembly District 6. “The California Legislature is waging war on hardworking families and retirees,” Hanley said. “As a former Surface Warfare […]

7 Comments / March 16, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grand Jury applications now being accepted

The annual opportunity for citizens to take part in the El Dorado County Grand Jury by submitting their names for possible nomination has arrived. The grand jury is an excellent vehicle for committed men and women to keep government accountable to all of the county’s residents. Applicants must be Untied States citizens, at least 18 years […]

Comments Off / March 14, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »