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Supes to take up property tax issue in January

A decision regarding extending a program that gives a property tax break to seniors moving to the county will be heard by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors next month. Authorized under Proposition 90, adopted in 2010, the program provides anyone over the age of 55 with relief from Proposition 13 by allowing them to move from one county to […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: November 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight Nov. 2: Deputies arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of batter following a fight between the suspect and another man on Palmer Drive. Busted Nov. 2: A 19-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia after deputies […]

Comments Off / November 26, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

It’s official: Knight a Los Rios Trustee

John Knight

Shortly after the Nov. 4 election, Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees, Area 3, candidate John Knight said he was “cautiously optimistic” about his apparent win. The El Dorado Hills resident and former El Dorado County District 1 supervisor was ahead by 150 votes. As provisional ballots were counted, the lead slimmed but […]

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

Hands4Hope helps keep the less fortunate warm

Adult and youth volunteers came together to make warm blankets for the homeless during Hands4Hope's blanket making party earlier this month. Courtesy photo

During the months of October and November, Hands4Hope planned outreaches and events geared to help keep those in our community who are less fortunate warm this winter. In October, El Dorado County elementary schools including Silva Valley, William Brooks, Lakeview, Oak Meadow, Green Valley and Phoenix Private School in Folsom participated in the Hands4Hope Warm & […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

High school district grapples with enrollment issues

Oak Ridge only school with projected growth There was no discussion and only a few questions after the presentation of a 10-year SchoolWorks study on enrollment projections for El Dorado Unified High School District at the Nov. 18 meeting. The Board of Trustees has heard it before as the district has been in a slow, […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Rescue woman appointed to private security review board

Last year when Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Susan Tallent Johnson of Rescue to the California Department of Consumer Affairs Dental Hygiene Committee, Johnson was delighted. But, this November when Johnson was appointed to the California Private Security Disciplinary Review Committee, North, she was especially excited. “This was the committee I applied for in the beginning, ” […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Supes place ‘purple petition’ on November 2016 ballot

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to forward a measure regarding local land use to the next statewide election scheduled for November 2016. The board chambers were nearly full for a special meeting Nov. 21 to hear arguments for and against adoption of  “Initiative 5 Retain El Dorado County’s Current Zoning and […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »