EDITOR: A letter to the CSD Board of Directors: It has been almost four months since Mr. Skeel was placed on administrative leave. Certainly in this amount of time a reasonable board could come up with reasonable goals for a man who they selected above all others less than a year earlier. At the CSD […]
The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors addressed a variety of topics at its March 16 meeting. The board agreed 4-0 (Director Amy Blackmon was absent) to proceed with the acquisition of a new tree for Christa McAuliffe Park. The tree is to be planted at the site of the Christa McAuliffe monument and […]
The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to deny an appeal from the Cameron Park Community Services District regarding the district’s special use permit for Rasmussen Park. The decision means the T-ball field at the site will remain closed and the proposed bocce ball courts are on hold until CPCSD staff devises a […]
What do you feel should be the most pressing goal of the new president? The topic for this year’s Fred Winn Democratic Party Essay Contest sponsored by Democrats of El Dorado County encouraged local high school juniors and seniors to consider the issues facing America under President Trump. The $1,500 first place prize went to James Yoon […]
April 3-9 is National Public Health Week — a time to highlight efforts across the nation to improve the health and wellbeing of residents. This year in El Dorado County, the Public Health Division of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, is working with agency partners and local community members to develop […]
An El Dorado Hills man ended up in jail after allegedly evading police on two separate incidents.
Folsom police detectives arrested Michael David Treece, 19, March 28 after reported pursuits on March 16 & 18.
On March 16 a Folsom police officer was working traffic enforcement along Empire Ranch Road when he saw a white Nissan 350Z speeding and intiated a traffic stop. The driver did not stop and sped away; after a short chase, the officer discontinued the pursuit for safety reasons.
As I write this column, the El Dorado Irrigation District has teams deployed addressing multiple emergency projects. Some are engaged in an emergency sewer line fix; others are cutting roads into remote hilltops to enable access to damaged flume and canal sections. Some of those flume and canal sections will only be accessible by helicopter because […]