Stay COOL with ARC this Summer!

Get together with the American River Conservancy (ARC) this month for down and dirty land restoration and river clean-up!  Let’s show we care! Please contact Cordi at or 530-621-1224 if you would like to register for events! Volunteer Restoration Days Sunday, July 12 10am – 2pm Ladies Valley Saturday, July 18 9am – 1pm …

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United Democrats Host the Fair Booth

2015 El Dorado County Fair

This year the United Democrats will host the booth at the County Fair.  We have booth #65 in the main building just a few spaces from our previous corner. “The fair is a tradition from at least the early 1990’s, and an anchor for Democratic activities, especially for our extended Placerville club.  I remember 2007 when …

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2015 Essay Contest

  The Fred Winn Essay Contest Luncheon was held April 25, 2015 in honor of the three essay contest winners. This years subject was to propose and defend a Twenty-eighth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States or explain why the Constitution should not be amended at this time. Bill Durston, President of Physicians for …

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly for the State of Jefferson

Mark your calendars! Thursday, May 28th at Noon Placerville Denny’s  The United Democrats will be hosting a discussion on the proposed State of Jefferson. There will be speakers from both sides followed by questions and discussions. GET INFORMED!!! GET INVOLVED!!!

State & County Reveal the Truth on Water

“Out Here, Whiskey’s For Drinkin’ … and Water’s for Fightin’ Over” As the above quote by Mark Twain jokes, water is a hot topic and will become more so as we move into summer – and as the drought continues. Sierra Foothill Democrats are hosting a community-wide, non-partisan, town hall meeting to discuss water issues …

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Fire and Ice (Cream)

Join fellow Democrats and Progressive thinkers on J U N E  11th, 7 p.m. 
for our quarterly DWEDC meeting – men welcome too! F I R E Brian Veerkamp will speak about fire prevention, preparedness and fire safety at the county level. Topics to include combining fire districts, closing fire houses, annual fire fees and insurance issues.  …

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El Dorado County General Plan Briefing

The El Dorado County General Plan and Zoning Ordinance Amendments: Facts and Fiction The County Board of Supervisors is preparing to approve amendments to our general plan and zoning ordinances that could significantly affect how properties, neighborhoods, region boundaries, and open spaces are designated. Don’t be fooled, these amendments could negatively impact zoning, traffic, open space, …

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The El Dorado County General Plan and Zoning Ordinance Amendments: Facts and Fiction Mtng.4/29

Come to hear whether it is fact or fiction on amending El Dorado County General Plan (the blueprint for our county government) .  Does the BOS have to approve these amendments? These amendments could impact traffic, noise, water,zoning, open space,and our quality of life.  Wednesday, April 29th, 6:30p.m. to 8p.m. at Cameron Park Community Services …

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Contact information for El Dorado County Board of Supervisors

Always copy  the clerk as well listed below when sending in public comment to BOS Contact info for Board of Supervisors: 1. Ron Mikulaco, Supervisor District I, (530) 621-5650, 2. Shiva Frentzen, Supervisor District II, (530) 621-5651, 3. Brian Veerkamp, Supervisor District III, (530) 621-5652, 4. Michael Ranalli, Supervisor District IV, (530) …

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Director Alan Day’s response for voting to sell EID Water to WWD

In answer to your question, sometimes you have to do the right thing, even though not everyone understands and you take flak. I’m used to it Yes, EID has offered to transfer/sell some water to Westlands. Not my first choice, or my favorite people but they offered the most and you can’t discriminate against people …

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