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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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

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People talk: What’s the perfect frozen yogurt recipe?

 

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CSD Parks Department downsizes

El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Interim Parks Director Mark Riemer has been on the job less than two months, long enough to size up the department and then downsize it. During the April board meeting he told CSD directors the department was top heavy, and proposed eliminating two positions that will save the district […]

1 Comment / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

No quick settlement of Skeel lawsuit

Recent mediation between fired El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager John Skeel and EDHCSD representatives have failed to produce a suitable settlement offer, Skeel’s attorney Ellen Arabian-Lee reported. Skeel continues to apply for positions across the country, but has not been offered employment to date, she added. In an e-mail to Village Life Arabian-Lee wrote […]

Comments Off / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sacco hands off CSD board recall to Everett

Social media mogul Bob Sacco shut down his El Dorado Hills Community Services District board recall effort Saturday, deferring to a decidely more traditional effort by longtime board critic John Everett, who launched his own recall effort earlier this month. In an e-mail blast to his supporters, Sacco wrote that he’d “officially released myself from […]

1 Comment / April 15, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Selland’s won’t dumb it down

The best lunch in El Dorado Hills can be found at Sacramento Celebrity Chef Randall Selland’s upscale deli, Selland’s Market-Café, according to Village Life readers. The Selland family owns and operates the flagship Market-Café in East Sacramento, the more formal Ella Dining Room, and the multi-hour food performance known as The Kitchen, which put Selland’s […]

Comments Off / April 12, 2012 | Posted in Best of 2011,Special Sections | Read More »