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El Dorado Hills chamber encourages a “yes” on Measure C

EDITOR: The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors votes to support Measure C, an El Dorado County Ballot Measure. Measure C will allow for the county to pay small vendors (contracts less than $10,000) in a timely manner. Most small vendors are our local businesses. This measure will allow the county to […]

No Comment / May 18, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Vote yes on Measure C

EDITOR: As a former county employee that regularly saw the waste of taxpayer money due to the crazy requirements of Charter Section 602, I implore my fellow citizens to vote yes on Measure C and put your tax dollars to better use. The charter requires that all services bought by the county require a written […]

No Comment / May 18, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Bluesman is voice of Louisiana wetlands

Save the wetlands —€” Cajun Bluesman Tab Benoit formed Save the Wetlands a full year before Hurricane Katrina, and continues to be Louisiana's leading spokesman for the shrinking wetlands, where he was born and raised. Photo courtesy of Philip Gould

Tab Benoit brings his swampy blues to Three Stages Theater in Folsom on May 25. The Cajun bluesman was literally born on the bayou, or pretty close at least, in Houma, La., an hour’s drive southwest of New Orleans on I-90. He’s become Louisiana’s de-facto spokesman for the preservation of its wetlands. “This is my […]

No Comment / May 18, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Middle schoolers run final races

Marble Valley's Maeve Nave, far left, hands off to speedy anchor Hailey Magnilia in the girls 4 x 100 relay at the County Sports League end of the season track meet. Marble Valley ended up with a personal best 57.94 and took second place to Pleasant Valley. Courtesy photo

Union Mine High School hosted the County Sports League’s final middle school track meet last weekend. The results are as follows: Girls 65 hurdles: Girls A — 1-HGR-Elizabeth Vaccaro, 11.42. Girls B — 1-PV-Breanne Gloia, 11.44. Girls C — 1-GHI-Julia Lathrop, 11:47; Mile: Girls B — 1-MAR-Danny Destefano, 8:39.83. Girls C — NOR-Madisyn Schmitz, 6:17.56; 400: Girls A […]

No Comment / May 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Togs for Dogs has everything a pet could dream of

At Togs for Dogs and Cats too! Dina and Eddie Alexander offer quality pet products at discount prices. The club also features a state-of-the-art dog park where Fido can run free and make friends. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Leaving the house can pull on your heart-strings when your dog wistfully looks up with those irresistible eyes that beg, “Please ….” Now you can have “mommy & me time” with your pooch at El Dorado Hills’ newest pet club — Togs for Dogs and Cats Too! “This is not just a place where people […]

No Comment / May 17, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Public invited to Zoning Ordinance meetings

El Dorado County has scheduled a series of meetings to collect public comment on the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update. The environmental scoping meetings were announced following the Board of Supervisors approval of the Notice of Preparation for the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance update on May 15. The Notice […]

No Comment / May 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tennis group remembers lost friend

A rock memorial celebrates Les Henry, a member of the tennis group that plays at Stephen Harris Park in El Dorado Hills. Henry died last year. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Friends and tennis buddies paid tribute to teammate and worthy opponent Les Henry Wednesday morning, honoring the man they called a “gentle giant” and “the best guy I’ve ever known” with a rock memorial in front of the tennis courts at Stephen Harris Park in El Dorado Hills. “In memory of Les Henry. A treasure […]

2 Comments / May 16, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »