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Lawsuit settled in favor of Skeel

Lawsuit settled in favor of Skeel

A lawsuit filed earlier this year by former El Dorado Hills Community Service District General Manager John Skeel has been settled.

Skeel was placed on paid leave just months after being hired.

He filed suit in El Dorado County Superior Court in April against the CSD and the five board members of the district citing breach of contract among other things....READ MORE

Candidate forum sparks heated debate

By Art Garcia Telegraph Correspondent

Candidates for local offices in the Nov. 6 general election touted their credentials and swapped verbal punches at a forum last week sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Tea Party Patriots at the Holiday Inn hotel.

Most of the swipes were directed at El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts, who made a presentation that disputed major findings of the El Dorado County Grand Jury in its 2011-2012 report on the local fire district and the fire department... READ MORE

Rep. Tom McClintock seeks re-election to tackle country’s economic woes

Rep. Tom McClintock seeks re-election to tackle country’s economic woes

By Penne Usher, Telegraph Correspondent

Rep. Tom McClintock is running once again for the 4th Congressional District and said the economy should be top priority.

“The overriding issue facing our country is the economy and the damage that excessive spending is doing, not only to our prosperity, but to our security as our nation,” McClintock said in a recent phone interview. “Countries that bankrupt themselves aren’t around very long. Our country is at a crossroads right now.”

McClintock, a Republican, was first elected to the California Assembly when he was 26....READ MORE

Congressional challenger Jack Uppal says priority should be fostering job growth in the country

Congressional challenger Jack Uppal says priority should be fostering job growth in the country

By Penne Usher, Telegraph Correspondent

He came from India not knowing a word of English and in the years since has graduated with a Ph.D. in Chemistry from MIT and is now running for a seat in the House of Representatives

Jack Uppal, 58, resides in Lincoln with Kate, his wife of 12 years who is also his campaign manager.

“I’ve engineered new products, helped new businesses launch their technology, and overseen and implemented annual budgets of over a billion dollars,” Uppal said. ...READ MORE

El Dorado County Primary Elections June 5

El Dorado County Primary Elections June 5

Click HERE for all information about the El Dorado County primary elections today.

Here are some helpful phone numbers, hours of operations and addresses:

Elections
2850 Fairlane Court
Placerville, CA 95667
Hours: 8:00 - 5:00
Monday - Friday
Local Number:
Phone: (530) 621-7480
Fax: (530) 626-5514
From El Dorado Hills:
(916) 358-3555 x7480
From South Lake Tahoe:
(530) 573-7955 x7480  

Opinion: Time to Get out of Afghanistan

Opinion: Time to Get out of Afghanistan

By Steven E. Masone 

North Korea threatened to launch another missile in a provocative move recently and the United Nations Security Council does nothing. No sanctions, no action. The world wants the U.S. to be the world cops, but will not provide through the U.N.

Nov 8 Election Day in El Dorado County

Nov 8 Election Day in El Dorado County

To find your voting location, sample ballot, voter information and Vote by Mail ballot status, go to the County of El Dorado Election page.