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As we were: Planning Commission doing more

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25 Years ago

Dec. 11, 1987

Ed Keller returns to Planning Commission

SOMERSET — After an absence of nearly 10 years, Ed Keller returns to the El Dorado County Planning Commission seat he vacated in 1979. Tomorrow’s commission meeting will see Keller taking the place of Bill Johnson, who is retiring …

According to county Chief Administrative Officer Kent Taylor, “They are the first formal step in the county’s review process for all major developments.” Their determinations can be appealed to the full Board of Supervisors, Taylor pointed out.

“The Planning Commission is getting more complex all the time,” Keller told the Mountain Democrat Monday. “The commission is designed to follow the guidelines of county planning staff, but also to give personal experience in helping the applicant (for county permits). Today we cover a lot more ground than we used to,” he continued …

A former real estate agent, Keller brings more than prior board experience to his new tenure; he is also president of the Taxpayers Association of El Dorado County, and is active on the consumer advisory committee working with Pacific Gas & Electric Co …

60 Years ago

Dec. 11, 1952

Educational TV Use Will be Discussed At State Conference

SACRAMENTO, (CNS) — California educators are preparing for a state-wide conference on educational television in Sacramento December 15 and 16.

The conference was called by Gov. Earl Warren recently at the request of a smaller group of educators which seeks utilization of eight channels tentatively allocated to the state by the Federal Communications Commission, for non-commercial use …

The governor has appointed Julian A. McPhee, president of the California State Polytechnic College at San Luis Obispo, as general chairman of the conference.

According to preliminary schedules, the conference will review financing, administrative and programming problems of educational television, and will make recommendations concerning the desirability and feasibility applying for available channels …

110 Years ago

Dec. 6, 1902

Burning of the Coloma Hotel

The Sierra Nevada Hotel at Coloma, the property of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schulze, together with stable and outbuildings were burned to the ground about 5:30 o’clock Thursday morning. Mr. Schulze and family were asleep in the building at the time of the fire but were awakened in time to escape with their lives. Everything was lost even to wearing apparel. While Mrs. Schulze was being assisted to the ground from the porch, she fell, sustaining severe bruises and serious internal injuries. The loss which falls heavily upon Mr. and Mrs. Schulze, includes the hotel, barn, ten tons of hay, two horses, wagons, stock of liquors, wood and all household goods and winter supplies $200 belonging to the Odd Fellows … There was no insurance on any of the property.

From Out of Town

Among the Native Sons in line last Sunday to pay the last tribute of respect to their late brother, Prentess Carpenter, were the following from a distance: Jos. Scherrer, Charles Irish, Gil Cook, Robt. Moherter, of Georgetown; Thos. Smith, Will Roberts, Will Kelley, Will Hakemoller, Sid Poor, Kelsey; Chas. Leonardi, Will Orelli, F. Orelli, Lotus; … Frank Celio, Nashville; F. Raffetto, Smith’s Flat; …

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