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Recall effort stumbles, rights itself

El Dorado Hills Community Services District board recall proponent John Everett missed one filing deadline then made four others last week, learning more about the strict state recall process and its hard-wired milestones each step of the way. His recall group has adopted the name “Better Government Supporters.” They initiated the recall process by filing […]

3 Comments / April 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sports Club and Asante Spa workout together

The El Dorado Hills Sports Club wants to make your muscles hard and your heart healthy. The adjacent Asante Day Spa wants to rejuvinate your body and calm your mide. Each received the “best of” nod from Village Life readers in their respective categories. They are co-located in the heart of Town Center, next to […]

No Comment / April 17, 2012 | Posted in Best of 2011 | Read More »

Shell station wins best food and fuel stop

Village Life readers selected the El Dorado Hills Shell station as their favorite local fuel and snack stop. David Tooley opened the station 16 years ago, and has never stopped upgrading and remodeling it, always striving to create a “safe and comfortable” feel, inside and out, he said. Tooley cited competitive gas prices, and consistent, […]

No Comment / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Best of 2011,Special Sections | Read More »

Town Center: hometown downtown

The Mansour Company’s Town Center is Village Life readers’ favorite El Dorado Hills shopping center. The sprawling European “lifestyle center” is located south of Highway 50, and is not only the oldest and largest retail complex in El Dorado Hills, it has also become the face of a community which according to the most recent […]

1 Comment / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Best of 2011,Special Sections | Read More »

Nugget Market: more than grocery shopping

Nugget Market walked off with “best of” in the grocery, deli, health food, bakery and fresh fruit/produce categories. The Woodland-based grocery chain has been family owned and operated since 1926, and has earned a national reputation for its profound respect for both employees, or “associates” in Nugget-speak, and customers, or “guests,” who are ferociously loyal […]

No Comment / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Best of 2011 | Read More »

Good times at Rockin’ Frog

There’s never a dull moment at Rockin’ Frog Yogurt, El Dorado Hills’ favorite frozen yogurt spot. One reason is the constant rock videos streaming from the ceiling, and the fact that kids who dance under the disco globe get a coupon for free yogurt. Another is the parade of El Dorado Hills families trouping in […]

No Comment / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Best of 2011,Special Sections | Read More »

Purple Place serves up great breakfasts and more

Quick question: Which legendary El Dorado Hills roadhouse has once again been named as El Dorado Hills best breakfast spot? Here’s a big hint: It’s purple. The Purple Place has two faces: a friendly sports bar on one side and a fresh local grill on the other. The royal hue isn’t any particular nod to […]

No Comment / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Best of 2011 | Read More »