EID eys drought declaration, surcharge

On Feb. 4, a special meeting of the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors will convene to consider declaring a Stage 1 water alert. It has been widely reported that 2013 was the driest year in recorded history for many areas of California. Current conditions suggest much of the same for 2014. “There are […]

January 31, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

Cameron Park Crime Watch: January 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: New year find Jan. 1: Ammunition was found behind a Coach Lane motel. Left behind Jan. 2: A woman left her phone wallet on a Cameron Park Drive store shelf and both were stolen. The victim’s credit card was later used at Red Hawk Casino. Theft […]

February 04, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 23-29

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Copper theft Jan. 23: Thieves stole copper wire rom a Felton Court construction site. Pretty petty Jan. 24: A petty theft was reported on Dunwood Drive. Searched Jan. 24: Deputies conducted a probation search at a Keswick Drive home and reportedly found marijuana in […]

February 05, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

General Plan update hearings discussed

A timeline for completing approval of the Targeted General Plan Amendment-Zoning Ordinance Update was discussed at Thursday’s El Dorado County Planning Commission meeting, including tentative dates when hearings before the Planning Commission will be held. Commissioners were given a head’s up that in late February, the Board of Supervisors is expected to kick-off the approval […]

January 30, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged

Donor recipients ‘Light Up the World’ at Rose Bowl Parade

On May 17, 2011, Linda Wright received startling news. The long-time Cameron Park resident had been sick for weeks but she’d thought it was the flu. She had no idea there was anything wrong with her liver. “I wasn’t getting any better, so I finally saw my doctor and he referred me to a gastroenterologist. […]

February 04, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Folsom State of the City highlights investment

FOLSOM — Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer did not disappoint the sellout crowd that came to hear Mayor Kerri Howell report on the State of the City at Lake Natoma Inn on Jan. 16. Due to a seasonal illness, Howell was unable to attend the Folsom Chamber of Commerce luncheon. As the mayor’s understudy, Palmer […]

January 29, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Second initiative takes aim at growth

One week after Rural Communities United filed the county ballot initiative “Fix Highway 50 Traffic First/Keep Us Rural,” residents behind the Shingle Springs Community Alliance (resident opposition to the proposed San Stino and Tilden Park development projects) filed “Protect Rural Communities/ Fix Community Region Line Flaws,” which RCU spokesman and Measure Y co-creator Bill Center said […]

January 29, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,