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DA investigator testifies in Nutting trial

The afternoon part of the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial on April 29 saw a district attorney’s investigator take to the stand to show how the case against Nutting progressed. Before the investigator was called, one more witness testified about giving money to Nutting for bail: general engineering contractor Doug Veerkamp. Veerkamp told co-prosecutor Pete Williams […]

No Comment / April 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Trial turns toward money used for Nutting’s bail

Testimony on April 29 of the Supervisor Ray Nutting trial focused on money used to pay for bail. The first witness of the day was Katherine “Kitty” Miller, Nutting’s personal assistant. On May 28, 2013, she said she walked into Nutting’s office, where he was on the phone attempting to secure money for bail as […]

No Comment / April 29, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Austin Salomon

Airman Austin Salomon

Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin P. Salomon graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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 […]

No Comment / April 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Girl Scout brings library to her neighborhood

Girl Scout Sarah Lundell built a Little Free Library at Waterford Park. Courtesy photo

Waterford residents were greeted with a surprise at their annual Easter egg hunt on April 6 at Waterford Park. Sarah Lundell unveiled a Little Free Library she built and filled with books to earn her Girl Scout Silver Award. A Little Free Library is a kiosk where anyone may stop by and pick up a book […]

No Comment / April 29, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Biz Walk reveals boost in area business

Insync software developer Konstantin Berezenko, right, talks with El Dorado County Economic & Business Relations Manager Jim Claybaugh during the seventh annual Biz Walk last Wednesday afternoon. The event gives El Dorado Hills business owners and managers a chance to talk on their own turf with individuals who can act on their behalf. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

El Dorado Hills’ friendly, positive atmosphere keeps business owners happy. Teams of El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce members, civic leaders and El Dorado County leadership learned this and more during last Wednesday’s seventh annual Business Walk. Teams canvassed 13 commercial centers, including the El Dorado Hills Business Park, El Dorado Hills Town Center, La […]

No Comment / April 28, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Burn permits required on May 1

Residential burn permits will be required beginning Thursday, May 1. These permits are issued to the public free of charge, are valid for three years from the date of issuance and allows for the burning of dry vegetation (not household trash) that originates on the landowners property. Pick up your free residential burn permit at most  local staffed […]

No Comment / April 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Handcar, quadripede racers ready to get pumping

Practice makes perfect — Tommy Hann, 4-year-old Kaiden Hann, Dan Stefani and Will Scott all of Folsom. left to right, test drive a handcar. The races start Saturday at 9 a.m. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

FOLSOM — The 23rd running of the Folsom Handcar Derby is set to take place May 3 & 4 on the tracks in front of Broadstone Marketplace on East Bidwell Street in Folsom. This year’s event will kick off on Saturday with a day of practice and qualifying for all the teams competing in the handcar and quadripede events. […]

No Comment / April 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »