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Unintended consequences

There are three complicated growth measures, M, N and O on the Nov. 4 ballot; each would amend the El Dorado County General Plan. State planning law requires every county to adopt and maintain a blueprint for development throughout the county: a general plan. This general plan is the county’s basic planning document and is […]

Comments Off / October 23, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

What’s it worth? Find out at Folsom’s Antique Evaluation Day

FOLSOM — On Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., antiques enthusiasts are invited to bring family treasures and garage sale finds for informal evaluation and identification during the 17th annual Antique Evaluation Day on Sutter Street in Folsom. An impressive team of volunteer appraisers, covering a wide range of specialties, will offer collectors […]

Comments Off / August 19, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Open house highlights Town Center apartments


Last Wednesday a community open house was held at the El Dorado Hills Fire Station to highlight a proposed 250-unit luxury apartment complex in Town Center. Representatives from the developer, Stockton-based A.G. Spanos Companies, and county employees were on hand to answer questions during the public comment phase of the project, which concludes June 25.

Once the 30-day public comment period is closed, the county will give its recommendations to the Planning Commission June 26. If the project is approved, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will vote on it July 29. If all goes as planned, A.G. Spanos regional vice president Alexandros Economou said construction could begin in early 2015.

2 Comments / June 16, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Keep Bill Schultz on the job

Periodically someone thinks it might be worth a shot at running for election against Recorder-Clerk Bill Schultz. As usual they waste their money paying the filing fee. This year’s competitor, who registered to vote in late February, was too busy to appear at the first candidates’ forum sponsored by the Tea Party in the Hills. […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Sheriff’s grant to support Crisis Intervention Team

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a two-year, $250,000 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program Grant.  The award from the U.S. Department of Justice will be used to assist the sheriff’s Crisis Intervention Team. The CIT is a group of deputies assigned to the Patrol Division who are specially trained in the […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff D’Agostini presents “The Operators”

Sheriff John D’Agostini would like to introduce the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Response Unit. The CRU is made up of three specialized teams: The Special Weapons and Tactics Team, the Crisis Negotiation Team  and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal  Team. SWAT The SWAT Team resolves difficult situations using strategies and tactics that emphasize control, […]

Comments Off / November 07, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

CEDAC-EDH launching community survey

Upwards of 60 El Dorado Hills residents attended the newly formed El Dorado Hills Community Economic Development Advisory Committee’s general meeting last Tuesday to discuss what was called a historic opportunity to shape the future of El Dorado Hills. “Our task is to bring you into the fold so your voices are heard,” said CEDAC-EDH zoning […]

Comments Off / November 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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