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Rolling Hills church to host 9/11 tribute

Rolling Hills Christian Church invites the public to a 9/11 memorial on the 10th anniversary of the terrorists’ attacks. The church at 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills will host two, one-hour services on Sept. 11 at 9:30 and 11 a.m. “I think (9/11) had very big spiritual implications,” said Pastor Jeff Bigelow. […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel, CSD board dispute performance evalaution

In a recent development on the John Skeel case, the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors released its general manager’s disputed 90-day written performance evaluation from his personnel file last week. During the Aug. 23 meeting Skeel claimed that the evaluation in his file contained far more negative feedback than the one […]

3 Comments / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Auditor gulps over water bill

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn castigated the county Department of Transportation for mishandling a utilities statement from the city of Placerville. According to the original bill, the county’s Buildings A and B at the government center consumed 1 million cubic feet of water more than the actual amount used during a two-month billing period […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

The Knightly news: Constituents have high interest in redistricting 2011

Supervisor John Knight

By John Knight District 1 supervisor I have received a number of calls and questions in the past few months about redistricting in El Dorado County and especially around District 1, which currently covers major sections of El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park. I was surprised that the redistricting of supervisorial districts, which is required […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Air National Guard Series to host exhibition race in Folsom

The Air National Guard Hydroplane Series will stage a four-boat exhibition event for community leaders and area corporate executives for the possible return of hydroplane racing to the state’s capital in 2012. The exhibition will take place on Folsom Lake on Thursday, Sept. 8, and is the first time the Air National Guard hydroplanes have […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff’s Dept. sponsors CERT Academy

The El Dorado County sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services Community Emergency Response Team program began in 2007 with overwhelming success. To date, more than 150 individuals have received training. The CERT concept is based on increasing disaster preparedness awareness within El Dorado County by having a group of trained individuals capable of assisting themselves, their […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CSD board questions Skeel’s ‘honesty and trustworthiness’

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors legal counsel Bob Thurbon issued a preliminary reaction to General Manager John Skeel’s “response to charges” delivered by Skeel and his legal team during a boisterous Aug. 23 board meeting. The response reiterates the board’s concern over Skeel’s “trustworthiness, honesty and character,” and informs the […]

14 Comments / August 29, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »