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Sports leaders call for playing fields, not houses on former golf course

Two years into Parker Development’s careful unveiling of the Marble Valley and Central El Dorado Hills Specific Plans, the grass-roots opposition they might have expected early on has finally arrived. The Serrano developer now face problems on the home front, where youth sports leaders say the community needs playing fields, not houses on the former […]

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What is Measure Y?

The Control Traffic Congestion Initiative, aka Measure Y, was passed by voters in 1998 and again in 2008. It requires developers of five or more dwellings to pay the cost of traffic mitigation if the new homes cause roadways to reach “Level of Service F” — bumper-to-bumper traffic during peak hours. It also applies to […]

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Pump problem closes pool

A sign tells hopeful swimmers to head to Cameron Park. THe EDHCSD pool closed down Friday due to a pool pump problem. Swimmers retured on Sunday after everything was fixed. Photo by Julie Samrick

Record-high temperatures across the region beckoned crowds to local pools but no swimmers enjoyed the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s pool last Friday and Saturday due to a broken pump. Just before noon on Friday, as public pool hours were to begin, staff discovered that the primary pool pump and motor were not functioning […]

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Nutting faces additional charges, Cal Fire bill

Supervisor Ray Nutting will face additional charges going in to his Monday arraignment. Last week the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office added seven misdemeanors related to a $20,000 personal loan Nutting received from Doug Veerkamp of Doug Veerkamp Enterprises, who has a contract with the county; $50,000 from Kitty Miller from, Nutting’s personal administrative […]

No Comment / June 09, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Suspected bike thief caught

Brandon Lee Rose

Thanks to media exposure and some helpful citizens, El Dorado County sheriff’s officials have apprehended a suspect in the $7,000 theft that occurred in El Dorado Hills earlier this month. On May 20 a previously unknown man broke into the Town Center Bike and Tri shop on Town Center Boulevard. When he left the shop […]

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Grants available for senior programs

A core group of individuals working together for several years has raised awareness and funds to support “wellness, dignity and independence of El Dorado County seniors and their caregivers.”  They call themselves the Friends of El Dorado County Seniors. Through the newly created Friends of El Dorado Seniors Fund at the El Dorado Community Foundation, Friends […]

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Doc talks diabetes at Rotary

On July 18 the Rotary Club of Historic Folsom will have Dr. Christine Lee speak on diabetes. At the Lake Natoma Inn breakfast, the author of “The Essentials of Diabetes” and “The Essentials of Insulin” will talk about the causes of diabetes, how it damages the body and how to control it. The Rotary Club […]

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