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New redistricting maps go to supes Monday

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will review three new redistricting maps in a public hearing at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, in the board chambers, 330 Fair Lane, Placerville. The maps address the concerns of specific supervisors, and bear their names. The Briggs Rubicon Alternative, Knight/Cameron Park Alternative and Knight/Nutting Alternative can be […]

No Comment / August 07, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Serrano wins $1.7 million of bond overage

A long running dispute between Serrano Associates and the El Dorado County over Mello-Roos surpluses ended last week with the board crediting Serrano roughly $1.85 million, but avoiding a large cash payout. The parties agreed to an amendment to the governing indenture and a settlement of past claims that pays Serrano $233,546 in cash, $1,207,228 […]

No Comment / August 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Don’t leave your pooch in a hot car

El Dorado County Animal Services is advising pet owners to not leave dogs, cats or other pets unattended in vehicles during warm weather.  According to Henry Brzezinski, chief of Animal Services, if the outside temperature is 80 degrees or higher, temperatures inside vehicles can climb to 120 degrees or more within ten to twenty minutes, […]

No Comment / August 03, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Are you doing the right thing the wrong way?

Camino – “Recently there have been a number of wildfires caused by people using gas powered equipment to create defensible space at the wrong time of day. Using equipment such as tractors, lawn mowers or weed eaters at the wrong time of day can end disastrously. It is best to operate gas powered equipment before […]

No Comment / August 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Michael Bordges

Michael Bordges

Air Force Airman Michael P. Bordges graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

No Comment / August 03, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Join sheriff’s Citizens Academy

Sheriff John D’Agostini and members of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department would like to invite the people of El Dorado County to the upcoming El Dorado County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. This academy will familiarize El Dorado County residents with many aspects of law enforcement and the role the Sheriff’s Office plays in our community. […]

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

Restored Porsche earns People’s Choice Award

Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills residents Bryan and Mary Hayes stand by their 1964 Cabriolet, which earned the People’s Choice Award at A Day in the hills, an event hosted by David Girard. Thirty-five five Porsches of various models and ages were on display. El Dorado Hills artist Joey Cattone painted the picture held by Mary. It […]

No Comment / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »