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Minor Christmas Eve mayhem on Green Valley Road

A Christmas Eve bicycle accident on Green Valley Road in El Dorado Hills injured Caren Anne Jackson, a 48-year-old Fair Oaks woman, and Beverly Anne McInnes, 50, of Carmichael, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Jasper Begay. Jackson and McInnes were bicycling westbound between Loch Way and Silva Valley Road on the right shoulder with […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

CSD hires interim general manager

Richard Ramirez

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors named Richard J. Ramirez as interim general manager in a 4-1 vote, during a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3, with Director Bill Vandegrift opposing. Board President Guy Gertsch said Ramirez will evaluate and manage all district operations while the board launches a national search […]

2 Comments / January 03, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDHCSD board sets short term course

The annual shuffling of El Dorado Hills Community Services District board leadership and committee membership took place during last month’s meeting, roughly an hour before four of five directors voted to terminate their general manager’s contract. The John Skeel firing will likely stand as the defining action of an embattled board that’s now facing an […]

3 Comments / December 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What did you do in 2011?

Carolyn Brooks, El Dorado Hills: “I became branch manager of the El Dorado Hills Library this year. I made a couple professional presentations, and was asked to contribute a chapter in a book about how libraries can work with other agencies in the community. And we got a new dog named Kitty.”

Comments Off / December 29, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Shingle Springs Community Center reopened

MORE THAN HE BARGAINED FOR —€” Dan MacPherson stands before the recently reopened Shingle Springs Community Center. Shortly after he agreed to be the center'€™s board president he discovered a broken roof truss. In September a "foam party"€ ruined the floor. Cameron Park Life photo by Mike Roberts

A one-two punch of snow on the roof and foam on the floor sidelined the aging Shingle Springs Community Center in 2011. Fortunately, generous local contractors stepped up, inspired by a recently retired school principal and an El Dorado Rose, replacing the roof and floor and adding several key modernizations at no cost. On Jan. […]

Comments Off / December 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People Talk – What’s your New Years resolution

What’s your New Years resolution? Patricia Smith Shingle Springs “I want to see the original Miwoks re-recognized. My husband’s one of them.” Lovleen Kumar-Allard Shingle Springs “I just got married and want to go back to school in business in 2012.” Marilyn “Mitzi” Dalbeck Rescue “My husband lost his job last year and our house […]

Comments Off / December 27, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

People Talk: What’s your New Year’s resolution?

Goldie O’Brien, Walnut Creek: “I’m very disciplined with my diet, so my resolution is just to stay on track.”

Comments Off / December 23, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »