Polytics elevates the conversation

Infosil Inc. owner Ashish Pandya explains how his company's app Polytics encourages civilized political conversations. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

05:00 am | In the midst of an election year that has created a great divide amongst voters and polarity between the two major parties, El Dorado Hills based software and services company Infosil Inc. has launched a new Chatcast app called Polytics, which allows users to have…

Aug 24 2016 / 1 Comment / Read More
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Brent Dennis resigns

Brent Dennis

05:00 am | El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager Brent Dennis has resigned from the job he’s held for four years to take a position in Anaheim. Dennis…

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Suspect chased through three counties

10:50 am | A 40-year-old man is in jail after he allegedly led authorities on a three-county RV chase Saturday morning. Paul Erik Nelson was arrested in Plymouth…

Aug 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Local races set on November ballot

10:45 am | With so much attention focused on the presidential race, voters shouldn’t forget that many other spots on local city councils, water, school, fire and other boards will…

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New resident calls out dated CC&Rs

05:00 am | While purchasing a home with her husband in the Lakeridge neighborhood within Lakehills this spring, Lieselotte Foster was shocked to read a clause in her…

Aug 17 2016 / 2 Comments / Read More


The EDHSC U15 comp boys team won the recent Fair Oaks Cup Classic. Top row from left: Kyle Formigli, Jared Dixon, Connor Keane, Parker Thomas, Carson Schumm, Cole Bricca, Max Platt, Nolan Rodriguez. Front row from left: Will Bricca, Brent Malde, Ethan Goode, Ben Diaz, Wyatt Davis, Ben Asperheim

U15 comp team wins tourney

02:20 pm | Individual skill development, teamwork, communication and outstanding effort by each player helped the EDHSC U15 comp boys team win the recent Fair Oaks Cup Classic. The players are: Kyle Formigli, Jared…

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Ex-Trojans team up at Fresno State

Kayla Galet's combination of height, speed and long strides in her downfield runs, above left, earned her the nickname "Gazelle." At right, Laurel Maunder's leadership and support for her Oak Ridge teammates made her the unofficial "team mom." Democrat photos by Jackie Penn

10:26 am | After spending the last four seasons elevating the Oak Ridge girl’s lacrosse program, midfielder Kayla Galet and goalie Laurel Maunder want to…

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Youth players celebrate opening day

The Bumblebees hold hands as they walk in a parade in celebration of the opening of the soccer season. Democrat photo by Jackie Penn

10:22 am | El Dorado Hills Soccer Club began the recreation team season with its second annual opening day ceremony at Community Park Saturday morning.…

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Schedule: Aug. 24-29, 2016

09:35 am | Tuesday, Aug. 23 Golf *PHS vs OR, Serrano, 3:30 Tennis *St. Francis vs OR, Broadstone, 3:30 Wednesday, Aug. 24 Volleyball *OR vs…

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