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Mountain Democrat (Newspaper) - March 22, 2000, Placerville, California See below Carver helped grow county Foothill Life Pies go Troy beats rally WEDNESDAY MARCH 22, 2000 Vol. 149 No. 46 20 Pages 2 7 Supplements 940 AREA SMITH E AVF SUNNYVALE A tax Justice Center juvenile hall plan continue By ROB COLE Staff writer In early February when the Justice Center agreement was voted down 3-2 in favor of a November 2000 bond measure by the El Dorado County Board of much of the enthusiasm behind the civic project was downed as Failed was an idea to pay for the million Justice Center over a 25- to 30- Will others campaign for Nov. 7 year period at an estimated million per An idea that was to be paid for in part by the state tobacco lawsuit settlement fund of an estimated million and the county's General Salvaged was the portion of the plan to develop a new 60- bed juvenile which the county must start building by August to retain a million state grant for the new But preparation work is still being done in hopes that the remaining aspects of the Justice to be located south of Forni Road in will some day become a And still looming is a able penalty or for work up to 1.1 million imposed by the project's developer All Star Investments of For the last month or so the board and its chief administrative Michael have publicly said very little about the development of the justice which was initially designed to house the county Superior Courts and Sheriff's along with the district attorney and public Early this Hanford said the ject is still moving now we're in the process I of completing the EIR Impact said can be done until that is Both Hanford and county Planning Director Conrad Montgomery have that the three-phased environmental document will be available for public see CHP U-turn on Mother Lode results in wreck Photo by Pat CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL OFFICERS inspect the damage on one of their own patrol cars after officer Douglas Kennedy crashed into an oncoming car while trying to pursue a speeder on Mother Lode Drive Monday By ELIZABETH BUCCERI Staff writer A California Highway Patrol officer attempting to pursue a speeder on Mother Lode Drive Monday afternoon crashed his patrol unit into an oncoming forcing it off the road and down an Officer Douglas 43, attempted to make a U-turn after a vehicle flew by him in the westbound lane west of Buckeye Road just before 5 p.m. But in doing Kennedy failed to see an oncoming 1989 Buick Century driven by Shelley Nicole 17, of said officer Lee The left front end of Gillett's vehicle smashed into the right front end of the cer 1996 Ford Crown and the impact forced the Buick off the road and down a wooded see page Classic car race plans to stop in Placerville By ERICA BROOKS Staff writer The Placerville Downtown Association announced last week the History Channel Great Race will include Main Street as a stop this the stop for about 100 cars driving from Boston to could win for the public library if the drivers vote it a American The could be cities on the route this year have previously won the and are anxious to defend their said Mitzi director of national events for the At the race's drivers vote for the cities in three categories pit lunch stops and Placerville qualifies as a pit The racers judge the cities on crowd and And the PDA plans to go think we have a great chance winning the said Lisa marketing and promotions coordinator for the Crummett said she has spoken to some winning pit stops from previous years to pick up One town gave out see CLASSIC page EID reports surplus Possible rate By ERIC OLSON Staff writer i The El Dorado Irrigation District approved the 1999 budget report which shows that EID operated under budget last According to the total district revenues exceeded projections by 12.1 percent while tures were 10.3 percent under budget Cash balances for the district increased 27.6 cent to million and sewer and recreation funds operated under with funding exceeding operating as operated over budget see page 1 Hwy 50 head-on crash victim dies Driver may face manslaughter charge By ELIZABETH BUCCERI Staff writer The 6-year-old boy injured in a head-on collision near Cameron Park March 8 died early Saturday morning at UC Davis Medical Center in said Lee Anderle of the California Highway Koty Dakota Bunch of Folsom died just before a.m. after spending more than a week in the pital for treatment of a cervical spine fracture and bruised His Lori Sue 32, was initially flown by helicopter to Sutler Hospital in Roseville for treatment of numerous leg fractures but was later transferred to UC Davis to be near her see page EDH Fire Dept. raises fees 66% By ELIZABETH BUCCERI Staff writer Builders in El Dorado Hills may soon have to pay 66 percent more in fire department development said the board of directors at its meeting Wednesday The board unanimously approved raising the fees for a new single-family dwelling from to if approved by the Board of said fire The increase will fund capital improvements as outlined in the district's five-year which include see page Carver helped growth of county By GEORGE LLOYD Staff writer It's fair to say some advice Placerville resident Earl Carver gave to Larry Cameron years ago led to the development of Cameron 1957, Larry Cameron bought a couple of hundred acres on Sand Ridge Road and called the Soil Conservation Service ing for help in determining the suitability of the land for cattle said 73. Carver working for the Soil Conservation Office at the time determined the land more priate as a watershed and wildlife see page Democrat photo by Joanne McCubrey EARL CARVER enjoys some sunshine in his back yard in Apple 15 YEAR HOME LOAN Purchase Refinance 7.625 Rate 7.91 Annual Rate Check the El Dorado No application fee No prepayment Local processing and servicing MUM Main Street 6221492 4040 El Road 622-1492 W. Or k Ray lawyer 626-3400 DIAMOND 694 Pleasant Wiley Rd 626-5701 CAMEION fUK Hwy 50 Cameron Park Dr 677-1601 PINES 6484 Pony Express Trail 644-2363 933-3002 GEORGETOWN Hwy 193 al Church St 333-1101 7.71 Maturity Callable 0103061 Bond AM rated by Standard effective subject to Yield and market value will fluctuate if sold prior to Call or stop by today LARRY CASO Investment Representative 312 Main Suite 203 CA 95667 Bus. 626-8651 Fax 626-5717 Ed ward Jones Serving Individual Investors Since 1871. 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