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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 […]

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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 […]

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People Talk: Who was your first crush?

Asked at the Senior Valentine Luncheon  

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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 […]

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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 […]

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EDH buffalo moved to greener pastures

"Buffalo Will" Neunam sold his beloved Buffalo in December, an action that resulted in many calls to Village Life from people wondering what happened to the animals often spotted along the Bass Lake Grade. Village Life file photo by Mike Roberts

No more buffalo, blue skies or open road No more rodeo, no more noise Take this Cadillac, park it out in back Mama’s calling. Put away the toys – James McMurtry You’ve seen them on the hillside beneath Bass Lake Grade, broad-shouldered ruminators from another time and place, their massive, bushy heads cropping grass on the […]

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People talk: Are you satisfied with the quality and cost of your water?

 

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