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Dixon Ranch revision, more development in the works

At last Wednesday’s Area Planning Advisory Committee meeting updates on several land use projects coming to El Dorado Hills were discussed. Project reinvention Dixon Ranch is back as Generations at Green Valley. Aidan Barry, managing general partner of The True Life Companies, which controls the 280 acres located between Malcolm Dixon and Deer Valley Roads […]

September 20, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Harp has “long road” to recovery

Marina Village Middle School counselor Myrna Harp continues to recover in the hospital after being involved in a head-on collision on Sept. 5. Harp’s daughter Zabrina Prouty posted an update on Harp’s Go Fund Me page Sept. 16, sharing that her mother had surgery on her right femur the day before and tolerated it well.  […]

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FBI Teen Academy looking for new cadets

Do you know a high school junior who is curious about the Federal Bureau of Investigation and what it investigates? This fall, the FBI Sacramento field office offers high school juniors who attend school within the 34 counties the office serves to gain insight into the 109-year-old law enforcement agency at its FBI Teen Academy. […]

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Home delivered meal volunteers needed

The El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program is currently looking for dedicated, caring volunteers for the home delivered meal program. Each volunteer generally works one day each week on an assigned route, delivering meals between 10:30 a.m. to noon. Orientation sessions for potential new volunteer drivers are scheduled in September and October. “If you have a […]

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Oak Ridge student spends summer as a young scholar

While most high school students spent the summer lounging around the pool, playing video games or maybe working at the nearest mall, Archita Bhattacharya spent her summer researching tyrosine sulfation at UC Davis. The Oak Ridge High School senior was among a select group of students attending the UC Davis Young Scholars Program this summer. […]

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Supervisors initiate Zoning Ordinance update

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors took the first step toward updating the county’s Zoning Ordinance Tuesday, unanimously approving resolutions of intention to amendment the document. The action comes as the county continues to defend the December 2015 Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update against a lawsuit filed by community group Rural […]

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County takes regional approach in water rights application

The El Dorado Water and Power Authority and the El Dorado County Water Agency held back-to-back meetings Sept. 13, with the most important agenda item being an update on EDWPA’s water rights application.

Previously EDWPA filed an application with the State Water Resources Control Board for the right to 40,000 acre-feet of water stored in the reservoirs of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

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