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EDITOR: Don’t know if you are aware of a grassroots effort by the Shingle Springs Community Alliance (headed by Lori Parlin) to get three initiatives on the November ballot in El Dorado County. We are attempting to get control from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and developers in El Dorado County back to […]

Comments Off / March 06, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Group petitions for new EDH charter school

They have a site, a plan and plenty of passion, yet a group of parents and educators wait to hear whether the Buckeye Union School District will welcome their petition to create a new charter Montessori school. Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills offered to house the first through eighth-grade school to be named […]

3 Comments / October 21, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mik responds to recall notice

Ron Mikulaco

District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco responded to the Notice of Intention to Circulate Recall Petition he was served with Nov. 17. A group calling themselves El Dorado County Total Recall announced its efforts to do a “clean sweep” of all five supervisors via recall earlier this fall. The primary complaint filed by recall proponents states, “The voters […]

Comments Off / December 14, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pereira’s focus is now national

Gabriela Pereira is pictured working out at Snap Fitness in Placerville. Recently, Pereira flexed her way to a first place finish at the NCP Bikini Competition. Village Life Photo by Shelly Thorene

On Mother’s Day five and a half years ago, Gabriela Pereira posed for a picture that led to mixed feelings. “I didn’t realize how much weight I had gained,” said Pereira, who noted she was 30 pounds over her normal weight. “I looked like a brick.” Then 38, Pereira, an El Dorado Hills resident, went […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Harn gets recall notice

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn has received a Notice of Intention to Circulate Recall Petition. Recall proponents cite five issues from which they are “seeking relief from the tyranny of our elected officials who have engaged in malfeasant acts and corrupt practices.” Citing a violation of California State Penal Code, the notice states that […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

OR principal on paid leave

Oak Ridge High School Principal Paul Burke has been on paid administrative leave since Nov. 2, pending an investigation by the El Dorado Union High School District for undisclosed reasons. District Superintendent Steve Wehr called it “a confidential personnel matter.” Burke is not facing any criminal allegations and no students are involved in the investigation. District staff […]

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

Activists threaten recall of all county supervisors

Calling for a “clean sweep,” a statement Tuesday afternoon from El Dorado County Total Recall, a countywide group of individuals spanning from El Dorado Hills to South Lake Tahoe and Georgetown to Somerset, announced the formation of a movement to recall all five members of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. At last Tuesday’s […]

Comments Off / November 04, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

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