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Fire Board candidate Matt Fillmore wants to ensure the department’s success

Matt Fillmore

Involvement in Boy Scouts and church programs taught Matt Fillmore the value of community service, something he hopes to continue as a member of the El Dorado Hills Fire Board. “I’ve always been a service-oriented individual,” Fillmore said. “I think El Dorado Hills has an amazing fire department and my goal would be to keep it […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH firefighters honor their own

El Dorado Hills Fire Marshal and Division Chief Mike Lilienthal, center. received the Employee of the Year award. He's seen here with Admin Chief Tom Keating, left, and Fire Chief Dave Roberts. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

The sound of bagpipes replaced the usual sirens coming from Station 85 last Wednesday as staff gathered for the second annual El Dorado Hills Fire Department Awards Ceremony. The event honored El Dorado Hills firefighters, volunteers and residents and capped off the department’s 50th anniversary celebration. A 50th anniversary time capsule was buried near the station’s […]

Comments Off / September 29, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Fire Board candidate Bryan Elkins is done sitting on the sidelines

Bryan Elkins

Bryan Elkins knows how to work hard and get results. The 1988 Mr. California hits the home gym every day and on the job as a private investigator, he’s used to digging deep to get answers. Using that work ethic to serve the public only seemed right and so Elkins is running for one of three seats […]

1 Comment / September 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fire Board candidate Doug Hus wants to do the right thing

Doug Hus

El Dorado Hills Fire Board candidate Doug Hus is comfortable in everything from overalls to a suit and tie. But no matter what dress code the job requires, his goal is to do what’s best for the community and that’s why he said he’s running for one of three available seats. “It just feels like […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Gin Blossoms bring ‘jangle crunch’ to Folsom

Gin Blossoms will perform at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

To prove the staying power of Gin Blossoms, we have to go back to 1995. A couple of years earlier the band’s hits “Hey Jealousy,” “Until I Fall Away” and “Found Out About You,” among others, dominated the airwaves and Seattle-based alternative radio station made Gin Blossoms a Pacific Northwest favorite. The station booked the band for a 1993 […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 18-24

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Theft Sept. 18: Someone stole items from a possibly unlocked vehicle parked on Kensington Drive. Grab and go Sept. 19: An unidentified woman stole a bottle of alcohol from a Francisco Drive store. Just a couple of things Sept. 20: A thief entered a Francisco Drive […]

Comments Off / September 25, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Fire board approves budget

The El Dorado Hills Fire Board adopted its 2014-15 budget Thursday night, a $21.6 million document that includes two milestones — the annexation of Latrobe Fire Protection District and the construction of Station 84. Latrobe’s budget is listed at $448,015 with the majority of the money ($344,330) going toward salaries and benefits. The board will need […]

Comments Off / September 22, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »