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Aberneen Lane resident worries about safety, noise and yes, ice

Susan Comstock’s Aberdeen Lane home sits directly across from Lima Way, the proposed “back door” to the Dixon Ranch project. She and her husband David find themselves on the front lines of a debate between neighborhood activists and developers of the proposed project. “They’re all going to come this way,” she said of the predicted […]

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Dixon Ranch traffic study debated

The traffic study for the proposed 209-home high-density Dixon Ranch project predicts that it won’t bump any of 21 intersections studied to another Level of Service grade by 2016. The 6,892 daily trips anticipated at buildout in 2025 don’t fare much worse. With no mitigation, the report predicts that only two intersections would fall a […]

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Dixon Ranch battle begins

Residents of the Highland Hills area in northeast El Dorado Hills oppose a 709-home, high-density subdivision proposed for 280 acres of the historic Dixon Ranch, located on their eastern boundary, between Green Valley Road and Serrano. On the surface the story looks like a typical “Not In My Back Yard” affair. But a deeper examination […]

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Six Eagles honored

Band of  brothers — Eagle Scouts Ashish Nag, Kees Vanderwyk, Cameron Hoyt, Evan Hoyt, Joshua Verner, Devin McDonald, Alexander Adams and Michael Tharratt from Troop 454 in El Dorado Hills supported each other during their Eagle Scout projects and Devin's illness. Courtesy photo

By Charlene McDonald They called themselves the “Eagle Patrol:” The name would turn out to be prophetic. Six young men — Alexander Adams, Evan Hoyt, Cameron Hoyt, Devin McDonald, Ashish Nag and Kees Vanderwyk — were honored Sunday at Lakehills Covenant Church for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouting. […]

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Town Center’s Fireworks Jubilee lights up the night Tuesday

Village Life file photo by William A. Scales

Don’t miss live music, delicious chili and a spectacular fireworks show at the third annual Fireworks Jubilee at El Dorado Hills Town Center. The patriotic fun will run from 6 to 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3. Events at this crowd-pleasing jubilee include Radio Disney’s Rockin’ Road Show and bounce houses for the little ones, live […]

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Hands4Hope gets patriotic with care package drive

Samita Dutta, a member of Hands4Hope's Soldier Care Package Committee, presents Cyndi Romono of the Honor Our Troops Committee a check representing the money raised by the H4H committee during last year's Fireworks Jubilee. The donation was used to help pay the shipping cost for more than 40 care packages. Also pictured, left to right, are: Nico Gambetta, Gianni Gambetta, Jacob Bassett, Riley Fitzpatrick and Andrew Bassett. Courtesy photo

By Samita Dutta With Fourth of July just around the corner, people might feel more patriotic and thoughtful in regards to our men and women overseas. Independence Day evokes pride in many people, and especially in local non-profit youth outreach organization  Hands4Hope – Youth Making a Difference. With the soldiers who serve us every day in […]

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Tasmanian Devils attack Sharks

The Taz and Sharks battle it out in the pool during their meet Saturday. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils defeated the Sierra Sharks 422-367 on Saturday, June 23, at the Cameron Park Community Services District Pool. In a run of 19 regular season meets between the neighboring clubs, the Taz swam away with their sixth straight victory. Leading up to the competition, coaching staff for both teams prepared […]

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