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People Talk: Where was your childhood park?

 

Comments Off / March 18, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CSD board rejects Skeel’s claim

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors rejected former General Manager John Skeel’s Feb. 26 claim for unspecified damages by unanimous vote during the March 8 board meeting. The claim rejection opens a six-month window during which Skeel can file a lawsuit against the district. Dennis Timoney of the Special District Risk […]

5 Comments / March 12, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Baby Britlee wouldn’t wait

El Dorado Hills Fire Capt. Chris Storz, Dad Jon Rudnicki, Mom Kim Rudnicki, engineer paramedic Bryan Ferry and Cal Fire communications operator Leah Vanmeter reunite after they all worked together to deliver baby Britlee in the back of an ambulance. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Cal Fire communications operator Leah Vanmeter of Pollock Pines got a rare chance to hold the fruits of her labor Friday morning. On March 4 she took a 911 call from a surprisingly calm father who reported that his wife was about to give birth in the back seat. Roughly 15 minutes later Britlee Rudnicki entered […]

Comments Off / March 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People Talk: Are you getting spring fever?

Herb Weiss, El Dorado Hills: “I get summer fever. I can’t wait for the pool to open. For now, I lay out in my yard on nice days. I know it’s not good for you but I love it. Bring on the sun!” Madelyn Duke, El Dorado Hills: “Yes. I just feel like getting out in the yard and start […]

Comments Off / March 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Shockingly good news from Senior Center

Cathy Statham, seated, shows off the new Senior Center AED to retired El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Brian Veerkamp, Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Jeff England and John Johnson, president of the local Firefighters Foundation. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The El Dorado Hills Rotary Club has teamed up with firefighters and a local CPR trainer to put an Automated External Defibrillator in the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. The AED allows any laymen Good Samaritan to shock a heart attack victim back to life within the first critical three minutes, before paramedics arrive. The […]

Comments Off / March 09, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Land use policy changes under way

A team of county managers and planners led by Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Kim Kerr publicly unveiled a package of land use policy updates Tuesday night in El Dorado Hills. Roughly 80 residents turned out, many concerned about growth in El Dorado Hills. Several spoke out against specific proposed projects in their neighborhoods. The county-dubbed […]

Comments Off / March 08, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Do you think Social Security benefits should be means tested?

Shannon Pifer, El Dorado Hills: “No. That’s not the way it was envisioned. Changing it would require restructuring the whole program, and you’d probably need to let people opt out.”

1 Comment / March 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »