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Almeida makes Oak Ridge tennis history

Madeline Almeida is the only Trojan to ever play in a Sac-Joaquin Section Individual Singles tournament finals match. Courtesy photo

ROSEVILLE — Health and a tinge of payback worked in harmony for Oak Ridge’s Madeline Almeida who last week won the Individual Sac-Joaquin Section tennis title Friday at Johnson Ranch in Roseville. Second last year at the same tournament, Almeida, minus the turned ankle that affected her performance, got over the top this time against […]

No Comment / November 09, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EID directors OK $124 million capital improvement plan

The Monte Vista Tank will be replaced as one of the capital improvement projects approved by the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors at its Oct. 13 meeting. Courtesy photo

It took five motions and five different votes to pass it, but the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors finally approved a new five-year capital improvement plan at its Oct. 13 meeting. With everyone wanting to get in on the act, the meeting featured testy exchanges between board members and the public, as well as admonishment ranging […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EID planning for the future

The El Dorado Irrigation District’s long-term financial plan is designed to ensure there are adequate funds to make the necessary infrastructure investments to maintain safe and reliable service. We do this by striking a balance between funding infrastructure through current cash flow and the need to borrow funds for more costly projects. As our water […]

Comments Off / September 20, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Thanks to EID

EDITOR: Thank you El Dorado Irrigation District crews for moving so fast to fix the sewer pipe break on Green Valley Road. I was so impressed by all the workers and equipment that appeared so quickly and stayed into the night on a weekend. They were all over Green Valley Road, in our neighborhood and along […]

Comments Off / September 05, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Mik’ challenges EID election shift

El Dorado Irrigation District’s Board of Directors recently voted to change its election cycle to coincide with the state’s even-year general elections. In doing so, the board added one year to each district director’s term of office. District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco of El Doardo County Board of Supervisors likened the EID board’s actions to […]

1 Comment / April 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID keeps water rights discussions flowing

Residents urged the El Dorado Irrigation District board to “stay the course” in pursuing additional water rights at its March 23 meeting. At issue is an El Dorado County Water and Power Authority project that could gain the right to an additional 40,000 acre-feet of water currently stored in Sacramento Metropolitan Utility District reservoirs. Recently, some El Dorado County supervisors and […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID helping voters? Yeah, right!

EDITOR: Shame on you Directors Osborne, Coco and George at the El Dorado Irrigation District. These three claimed that switching from odd to even year elections was “for the voters” but their actions proved the opposite. Thank you to Director Alan Day for fighting the good fight for us voters! While Day and virtually every […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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