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Volleyball coach named Mrs. California Galaxy

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Melanie DeMure, 42, of El Dorado Hills, was crowned Mrs. California Galaxy last month and will go on to compete for the title of Mrs. Galaxy 2014 during the final competition in Orlando, Fla. July 30 through Aug. 4, 2013. DeMure is the mother of four children ages 15 years to 15 months. She is […]

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Napear ‘calls’ El Dorado Hills home

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Grant Napear can be heard and seen in El Dorado County, Northern California and the country. Since 1995, the El Dorado Hills resident has been the host of the ”Grant Napear Show” on KHTK, CBS Sports 1140 weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m. Napear also fills-in for nationally syndicated sports radio talk show host Jim Rome, whose show can also be […]

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Residents plead case for new crosswalk

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With construction of Windsor Point Park underway, neighbors say a new crosswalk leading to it only makes sense. The Department of Transportation, however, says no. Windsor Point Park sits on the corner of Francisco and Schooner Drives, directly across from Lake Forest Elementary and Marina Village Middle School. Currently two crosswalks with stop signs form […]

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CSD, employees reach impasse after negotiations

The majority of 23 El Dorado Hills Community Services District union employees showed solidarity by attending the board meeting July 11. The union and CSD declared impasse June 28 after the two parties couldn’t agree on the new employee contract that was to go into effect July 1. Several employees voiced their frustration that the […]

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Construction starts on Sienna Ridge Road

CONSTRUCTION HAS BEGUN on the realignment of Sienna Ridge Road near the intersection of Serrano Parkway and Bass Lake Road in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Many drivers pass right by Sienna Ridge Road’s inconspicuous northern entrance off Bass Lake Road, but soon that entrance will be moved to extend a new, realigned section of the roadway eastward from Serrano Parkway. Serrano Associates, LLC began the planned realignment of what was formerly known as Old Bass Lake Road and will abandon […]

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Discovering ‘California’s Gold’ at the State Fair

The big fun during the month of July in our region is, without a doubt, the California State Fair. Moved from the end of August three years ago to mid-July so more youngsters could attend during their summer vacations, the fair is still all about celebrating family, agriculture and the Golden State. This year marks […]

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Crime Watch: June 27-July 3

June 27 6:10 a.m. A 19-year-old female victim reported vandalism on Brindlewood Drive. 12:10 p.m. Det cord found in the parking lot of Stephen Harris Park near Tam O Shanter Drive. June 28 10:50 p.m. A juvenile male was arrested for allegedly stealing alcohol from Safeway on Francisco Drive. June 30 8:20 a.m. A male […]

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