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People Talk – Most interesting job?

Your most interesting job? Asked at the Rotary Crab Feed Martha Roberts Placerville “My sisters and I opened a café, ‘The Hopkins Twins Café’ in Paris TN, after the war. We had war jobs in Chicago and were used to a few things by then. We were young and wanted to have fun and it […]

Comments Off / February 26, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Latrobe/EDH fire agreement is a done deal

The El Dorado Hills Fire District will share initial dispatch responsibility for an estimated 60 emergency calls in Latrobe each year with the Latrobe Fire Protection District under the terms of a agrrement that both district boards approved last week. The annual cost to Latrobe is $25,000. The agreement formalizes and strengthens a role that […]

Comments Off / February 19, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Did you know …

Maybe it’s bottomed out The El Dorado Hills Community Services District chief bean-counter Sherry Shannon brings us the follow good news: El Dorado County officials are now projecting that overall property tax revenues for El Dorado Hills will decrease 1 percent for the 2011-12 fiscal year, which ends on June 30. Prior estimates were a […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

CSD water rates bubbling up

It’s going to cost more to water the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s lawn in 2013. El Dorado Irrigation District General Manager Jim Abercrombie told the EDHCSD Board of Directors last Thursday that the proposed new water rate structure roughly doubles “Recreation Turf” rates to residential levels, starting in 2013. He blamed the increase […]

1 Comment / February 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Who was your first crush?

Asked at the Senior Valentine Luncheon  

Comments Off / February 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDHCSD board recall effort under way

EDH-CSD

Bob Sacco wants to recall four of five El Dorado Hills Community Services District board members in response to the suspension and eventual termination of former General Manager John Skeel. The recall targets Directors Noelle Mattock, Guy Gertsch, Wayne Lowery and Tony Rogozinski. Director Bill Vandegrift gets a pass for breaking ranks with his board […]

2 Comments / February 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Daddy & Me a sweet tradition

Silly contest — Jack "The Tongue" Karford and his daughter Madison "The Mouth," 7, try to out-silly Reagan "Bigger Mouth" Lenehan, 7, and her dad "Buck Teeth" Gerry, left to right, during the Daddy & Me dance on Friday night. Reached by phone afterward, Gerry Lenehan, who grew up in Cameron Park and now lives in Folsom, said he's been coming to El Dorado Hills CSD family events his entire life. "They know how to do it ... Last night was awesome." Photo by Whitney Kahn

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s 10th annual Daddy & Me Valentine Dance attracted more 150 daddies Friday night, each with his “best girl” at his side. The father-daughter event has become a tradition in El Dorado Hills, and a great “dad date” opportunity for dads and daughters in the greater foothill community. CSD […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »