4th of July Party Will Not be Held This Year…

The annual 4th of July party will not be held this year, but it will return next year. Keep the date open for a new event–the End of Summer Pool Party to be held on Saturday, August 29. The Social Committee would like your help to make this event one to remember.  …

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Grand Jury calls for familiar charter reforms

The El Dorado County Charter should be scrapped at best or substantially amended, according to the Grand Jury report issued June 16. Tacking on to Grand Jury recommendations from 2008-09 and 2013-14 reports, the latest report recommends in even stronger language the repeal or heavy amending of the charter. “The Grand Jury found…

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Silva Valley Interchange more than half way done

El Dorado Hills residents will see big changes this summer construction season, starting with a new road. Crews will use the warm weather and long, sunny days to complete the new Silva Valley Parkway and, before the first hint of fall arrives, drivers will travel on the new roadway over Highway 50.…

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Letter from EID

Dear Customer, Earlier this year, the EID board expanded the summer watering season and approved an every other day odd/even schedule. This was outlined in the May/June Waterfront that was printed and is currently being delivered along with your statements. Due to the State Water Resources Control Board’s mandated 28…

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EDSO report: Crime Slightly Increases

  May 13, 2015 | Posted by Cole Mayer EDSO report: Crime slightly increases The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office report revealed crime rates slightly rose in 2014 from the previous year. Serious crimes trended upward. Murders remained the same — two — but dropped from 2012, when the county faced five murders.…

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EID Adopts State Water Regulations

  PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA EID adopts state water regulations By Dawn Hodson From page A1 | May 18, 2015 Following on the heels of the State Water Board issuing new water conservation regulations, at its May 11 meeting the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors approved incorporating the new regulations…

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EID Votes to Continue Water Rights Fight

  GEORGE WHEELDON, a former EID director, spoke at the recent EID meeting, encouraging the current EID Board of Directors to continue pursuing extra water rights. Democrat photo by Dawn Hodson By Dawn Hodson From page A1 | May 15, 2015 | The El Dorado Irrigation District board gave a…

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Supes See Bleak Future in Budget

Horse stolen, killed by truck in Rescue Supes see bleak future in budget El Dorado County Supervisors got the math equivalent of last year’s “Ice Bucket” challenge on April 15. It came as an introduction to the annual budget process that will be in full swing over the next several…

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Second Time’s a Charm

Second time’s a charm for Water and Power Authority MOU By Dawn Hodson From page A1 | April 20, 2015 | A memorandum of understanding voted down at the April 8 meeting of the El Dorado Water and Power Authority was back on the table at a special meeting held April…

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Supervisors Vote 4-1

Supervisors vote 4-1 to OK EID election change: Mikulaco voices strong opinion against change By Chris Daley From page A1 | April 27, 2015 | 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,…

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