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More CSD woes: Former department manager sues

A former El Dorado Hills Community Services District department manager went public last week accusing the already battered district of wrongful termination and a basket full of inappropriate and illegal acts. Former public information officer and Support Services manager Deborah, “Debbie,” Kiley filed suit in El Dorado County Superior Court on July 29, alleging that […]

11 Comments / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye Foundation saves jobs

SHINGLE SPRINGS — At the Buckeye Union School District Board of Trustees meeting held Aug. 17 the board voted to utilize a recent grant from the private Buckeye Education Foundation to reinstate district physical education (P.E.) and library positions previously cut for the 2011-12 school year. “Thanks to the generosity of our community’s gifts to […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel rebuts charges on Tuesday night

Meeting to be open to public. Location moved to gym. El Dorado Hills CSD General Manager John Skeel faces off with his board on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting location has been moved to the CSD gymnasium to accommodate an anticipated large turnout. The board placed Skeel on paid leave June 20, […]

3 Comments / August 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Are you satisfied with the parks and the recreation programs in El Dorado Hills?

Asked by Mike Roberts in the Community Park.  

No Comment / August 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park indoor pot garden seized

MARIJUANA PLANTS in various stages of growth and related equipment were seized by detectives at 2907 Pasada Court in Cameron Park Thursday morning. Photo courtesy El Dorado County Sheriff's Department.

The relative tranquility of a quiet Cameron Park suburb was disturbed Aug. 18  by the long arm of the law, but locals were more than happy to forgive the ruckus. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, led by five of its detectives, raided a home on Pasada Court, putting to rest an elaborate indoor marijuana […]

No Comment / August 18, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Smoker’s helpline offers free nicotine patches

El Dorado County smokers may, for a limited time, receive free nicotine patches through the California Smokers’ Helpline, 1-800-NO-BUTTS. Eligible smokers who call the helpline and enroll in the free telephone-based program for quitting will receive a free two-week starter kit of patches, while supplies last. “This is certainly a great opportunity for someone who […]

No Comment / August 18, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Software exec pays it forward

FULFILLING A DREAM — Dion Nugent is the CEO of Forté Holdings, a health care technology company located in the El Dorado Hills Business Park. As a boy he dreamed of becoming a firefighter. As a volunteer for the El Dorado Hills Fire District, he’s fulfilled his dream and then some, creating websites and even commercials to recruit volunteers. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Dion Nugent is the founder and CEO of Forté Holdings, a health care technology company located in the El Dorado Hills Business Park. He fulfilled a boyhood dream in 2005 when he became a volunteer firefighter. He said he was surprised to discover that the software programs used in the engines, on the ambulances and […]

No Comment / August 17, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »