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Alcohol suspected in Francisco Drive rollover

That loud crashing that Marina residents heard on Saturday night was Liza Lombardi rolling her 1995 Nissan Pathfinder off Francisco Drive near Marina Park Drive, according to information from the California Highway Patrol. The 20-year-old woman was driving south on Francisco Drive when she reportedly  failed to negotiate a curve near Marina Park Drive just after […]

1 Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Biz Walk puts feet on street for local businesses

El Dorado Hills Chamber Board President Linda Ellen Anderson, who’s also a Coldwell Bank Realtor, left, and Chamber executive assistant Amanda Clemmons, center, chat with El Dorado Hills Taekwondo Center “Mater” Paul Olsen during the chamber’s annual Biz Walk. Photo courtesy of Rob Vomund

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce hit the bricks Friday afternoon to take the pulse of a local business community struggling for a piece of the sputtering economic recovery. For the fifth year running, or in this case walking, teams of chamber members, county officials and regional chamber partners canvassed El Dorado Hills asking […]

Comments Off / April 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / 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, […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Best of 2011 | Read More »