Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Cathy Nerwinski wants to help businesses

Cathy Nerwinski thinks there’s too much apathy out there. And it needs to be strongly countered by people who can and will “step up and stick their necks out.” That’s part of why she is running for the supervisor seat in El Dorado County’s District 3. Nerwinski, 64, talked with the Mountain Democrat recently. She […]

Cathy Nerwinski impresses me for City Council

JON BARTON Placerville EDITOR: My vote for Placerville City Council will be for Cathy Nerwinski. I have had the pleasure of knowing Cathy for many years and know her to be energetic, thoughtful and a good listener. More importantly, unlike many on the City Council of the past and present, Cathy understands that Placerville is […]

Nerwinski dispels rumors, stays in supervisors’ race

Recent events related to the Placerville City Council have caused some to incorrectly repeat a rumor that Cathy Nerwinski will drop out of the El Dorado County supervisors’ race to run for City Council. Rumors that Nerwinski is going to run for Placerville City Council are incorrect, she said. Nerwinski said she entered the race […]

Nerwinski to open Dist. 3 campaign office

As the new El Dorado County supervisorial district map adoption draws nears, Cathy Nerwinski, candidate for the Board of Supervisors in District 3, announced the opening of her campaign headquarters June 24. The office is at 680 Placerville Drive, Placerville. The public is invited to the campaign office opening party, which will include local wines, […]

Please, not another Nerwinski

SARAH MILLER Placerville EDITOR: Cathy Nerwinski is running for Placerville City Council. Her husband John was on the council for only one term in the ’90s. When he was on the council he was very derogatory and negative to anyone who disagreed with him. Cathy ran unsuccessfully two years ago. Recently John started a recall […]

Mattson, Nerwinski, Borelli for City Council

Our No. 1 Placerville City Council candidate, bar none, is Wendy Mattson. Her enthusiasm is infectious and it served Broadway well as she used that smile and enthusiasm to spearhead the Broadway Village Association, founded three years ago. Now she aims to serve Placerville as a whole on the City Council. We heartily endorse that. […]

Sheriff’s Posse fundraiser June 1

On Saturday, June 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Posse will hold the first of what it hopes to be an annual fundraiser. Held at Zac Jack’s Trading Post at 1821 Pleasant Valley Road in Placerville, the event will be a French-style barbecue. Roasted meats with baguettes and all […]

Tea Party confab Tuesday

The monthly meeting of the Tea Party in the Hills will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road, Placerville. The evening will feature an open mike portion and a drawing for three books. Guest speakers will be Lori Parlin from Shingle Springs, who will talk about a […]

Veerkamp endorsements grow

The broad based Campaign Endorsers list for Brian Veerkamp has expanded to now include the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce; Merv de Haas, the retired general manager of the El Dorado County Water Agency; nine current or past El Dorado County Board of Supervisors members (Joe Flynn, William V.D. Johnson, Sam Bradley, Bill Center, Penny […]

Veerkamp adds to endorsement list

Brian K. Veerkamp, candidate for District 3 Supervisor, announced his broad based Campaign Endorsers list has expanded to now include nine current or past El Dorado County Board of Supervisors (Joe Flynn, William V.D. Johnson, Sam Bradley, Bill Center, Penny Humphreys, Helen Baumann, Rusty Dupray, Jack Sweeney and John Knight), five current or past City […]

Veerkamp opens headquarters

Brian K. Veerkamp, a 54-year resident of El Dorado County and candidate for District 3 Supervisor, will host a Campaign Headquarters opening event on Sept. 5 at 76 Main Street in Placerville at 5:30 p.m. Former candidates Al Hamilton and Cathy Nerwinski will be attending to announce their support for Brian. Refreshments will be available. […]

Heard over the back fence: EDHS grad wins Federal Reserve award

 Jim and Carlyn provided the following Bob Hope quote: “On Turning 80: That’s the time of your life when even your birthday suit needs pressing.” • • • LEADERSHIP AWARD:
 Andrea (Rohrke) Abrams, El Dorado High School co-valedictorian, Class of 1996, has received the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Legacy Award for Leadership […]

Heard over the back fence: It’s Toys for Tots time again

 John Chapman sent the following T-shirt statement: “I really should get a backup GARAGE just in case.” • • • TOYS FOR TOTS KICKS OFF:
 Beginning tomorrow, our local Toys for Tots campaign begins. Many local businesses and service groups will take part in collecting toys for the kids. To locate the nearest toy […]

Jazz on the menu

EDITOR: A big thank you to the Union Mine Music Boosters and the Union Mine Jazz Band. Saturday, many in the community were treated to an evening of great music, excellent food and local wines. The parking lot next to the Cozmic Cafe was turned into a delightful setting for a very fun event. We […]

Winners, buyers listed for 2011 Junior Livestock Auction

2011 EL DORADO COUNTY JR. LIVESTOCK AUCTION TOTAL GROSS SALES: $235,931 19 Steers (Average Sale Price $2.73 / LB.) 120 Hogs (Average Sale Price $3.40 / LB.) 59 Lambs (Average Sale Price $4.57 / LB.) 10 Goats (Average Sale Price $6.07 / LB.) 13 Rabbit Meat Pens (Average Sale Price $363/ Pen) 9 Poultry Meat […]

Election results are certified

Three weeks and 17,000 uncounted provisional and absentee ballots later, the results from the Nov. 2 general election have been officially certified. Ballot counting had formally concluded Nov. 16, but the El Dorado County Elections Department conducted an additional post-election manual tally from a cross-section of county precincts. When the fully tabulated unofficial results were […]

Elections Department finishes counting

Nearly two weeks after the Nov. 2 elections, the county has tallied the nearly 17,000 ballots that went uncounted on Election Night. Joe Zitzelberger, systems coordinator with El Dorado County’s Elections Department, said Tuesday that the vote counting came to an end Monday night. “We have tallied every last ballot,” he said. Typically, the department […]

Election results to be certified next week

Officials with the El Dorado County Elections Department are hopeful that the results of the Nov. 2 races will be certified by the end of  next week. William E. Schultz, the county’s recorder-clerk and registar of voters, said the department has tentatively targeted a certification date of Nov. 19 — two-and-a-half weeks after the election […]

Election results

El Dorado County/Districtwide-statewide Registered Voters 107925 – Cards Cast 58896    54.57% Num. Report Precinct 152 – Num. Reporting 152    100.00% GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN DEM 22538 38.76%/4,021,264 53.6% MEG WHITMAN REP 32502 55.89%/3,102,646 41.4% LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM DEM 18765 32.94%/3,643,604 50% MALDONADO ABEL REP 31480 55.26%/2,875,635 39.5% SECRETARY OF STATE DEBRA BOWEN DEM […]

A new face joins City Council

“The first thing I’m going to do tomorrow, win or lose, is to take down my signs and restore the beauty to the town,” joked Placerville City Council candidate Wendy Mattson at her Tuesday night election results party. Mattson thanked her friends and supporters for their belief in her and said, “It’s humbling  that you […]


Congratulations to John D’Agostini on winning election as El Dorado County sheriff. The race with sheriff’s Capt. Craig Therkildsen was a close one, but when the final semi-official totals were posted at 1:15 a.m. Nov. 3, D’Agostini had a 1,604-vote margin. Though between 10,000 and 12,000 votes remain to be counted, the current margin, history […]

UPDATED (12:10 a.m.) Local election results: Many races too close to call

See complete local election results Wednesday morning on The El Dorado County Elections Department reports these results (vote by mail ballots and 111 of 152 precincts reporting in countywide races): Sheriff’s race: John D’Agostini takes a lead over Craig Therkildsen — 20,613 to 19,161. El Dorado Hills Fire Board of Directors (3 open seats): Barbara […]

Final city candidates forum wrapped up

Democrat staff writer Placerville residents got a look at their future City Council members Wednesday night at a candidates forum at Town Hall. Cathy Nerwinski, Carl Hagen, Wendy Mattson and Patty Borelli are competing for three available seats on the council. Hagen and Borelli are incumbents hoping to retain their positions, while Mattson and Nerwinski […]

Heard over the back fence: Dance and spaghetti in Shingle Springs

Carlyn White provided the following “Children Are Quick”: “TEACHER: Harold, what do you call a person who keeps on talking when people are no longer interested? HAROLD: A teacher.” DANCING IN SHINGLE SPRINGS!
 The Shingle Springs Community Center is presenting its annual “Spaghetti Feed and Fundraiser” on Saturday, Feb. 23. Dinner […]

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