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Former supervisors Briggs, Santiago denied back pay

A case with roots that go back more than 10 years received a tentative decision Oct. 27 in Auburn. Placer County Superior Court Judge Charles D. Wachob ruled in favor of El Dorado County in the case officially titled Ronald Briggs, et al., v. County of El Dorado. The ruling determined that former El Dorado County […]

Comments Off / November 07, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Norma Santiago joins Briggs in back pay fight

Norma Santiago

Two-term District 5 Supervisor Norma Santiago, who left office this past January, has asked the county to determine whether or not she is owed back pay. In a May 20 letter to attorney Jon Hendrickson with the George Hills law firm, which represents the county with liability-related issues, Santiago requested an evaluation of her wages […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Former supervisor Briggs wants back pay

Former two-term District 4 El Dorado County Supervisor Ron Briggs is contemplating suing El Dorado County if he doesn’t get back pay he says the county owes him. The issue first surfaced in February when Briggs submitted a claim through his legal counsel to the Board of Supervisors. Citing a number of different legal precedents […]

Comments Off / August 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Read More »

Nutting, Briggs squabble over Brown Act

Tension between El Dorado County Supervisors Ray Nutting and Ron Briggs has simmered for much of the past year, but at the March 11 Board of Supervisors meeting, it nearly boiled over. A portion of the meeting had dealt with the Ralph M. Brown Act’s requirements regarding preparation of the board agenda — specifically the […]

Comments Off / March 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Music to your ears

The Assistance League of Sierra Foothills will bring together three talented musicians for its Sept. 29 Inside the Creative Mind series. Peter Jaffe, renowned director and conductor of the Folsom, Auburn and Stockton symphonies; Gabe Nelson, the legendary bass guitarist for the multi-platinum rock band Cake; and Jeremy Briggs, a Season 6 contestant on “The […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Nutting files civil suit against the county, officials

Ray Nutting

Ousted District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting has filed a civil suit in United States District Court, Eastern District of California, seeking monetary damages of up to $2.7 million from El Dorado County and various current and former county leaders ($100,000 each) for alleged improprieties related to his removal from office in 2014. The filing notes that […]

1 Comment / August 15, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

More decisions to be made for Capital Southeast Connector

The Capital Southeast Connector provides an alternate route from El Dorado County to Interstate 5.

With work continuing on the Capital Southeast Connector, later this month the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will decide what happens next on a 1 mile section of the project being built in this county. That mile is on White Rock Road, going from the county line to Windfield Way. Part of a 35-mile-long, limited-access expressway meant […]

1 Comment / October 05, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »



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