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EDH Library celebrates its 10th birthday

The El Dorado Hills Library opened 10 years ago. Join the celebration this Saturday. File photo

It’s been a decade since the El Dorado Hills Library opened and a community celebration will take place April 2 to mark the milestone. Original member of the El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library and local historian Betty January, 84, recently recounted how the library came to be, taking seven years to realize and […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Mold forces firefighters out of Latrobe station

Latrobe Fire Station 91 on South Shingle Road is closed for repairs. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

El Dorado Hills Fire Station 91 in Latrobe has been closed due to the discovery of black mold. “The crews complained of a musty odor after all that rain we had,” Fire Chief Dave Roberts said. An inspection didn’t turn up anything until staff with West Coast Restorations was authorized to conduct “destructive testing,” tearing […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH hero gets warm homecoming

Staff Sgt. Daniel Rodriguez with the U.S. Army National Guard stands by The Rock in El Dorado Hills, painted to celebrate his return home after seven months of service overseas. Courtesy photo

Staff Sgt. Daniel Rodriguez, U.S. Army National Guard, of El Dorado Hills returned home Friday after serving seven months in the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf of Aden. The Rock was painted in his honor and the El Dorado Hills Community Services District posted a sign for him on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Rodriguez plans to […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Teacher contract negotiations stall

Several of the approximately 50 teachers in the Buckeye Teachers Association who protested ahead of last week's board study session express their frustrations about the current contract negotiations via signs. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Approximately 50 teachers in the Buckeye Teachers Association held signs drawing attention to their stalled contract negotiations with the Buckeye Union School District at a rally at the district office last Wednesday. Teachers in the Rescue Union School District say they are most likely headed in the same direction. “For the current school year, Buckeye […]

2 Comments / March 23, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

ALSF gives to Little League

Assistance League of Sierra Foothills President Carol Kovak poses with Hangtown Little League President Mikol Maitland. Courtesy photo

The recent opening day for the Hangtown Little League at Union Mine High School in El Dorado was especially memorable thanks to a generous donation. During the opening ceremony, Assistance League of Sierra Foothills President Carol Kovak handed Hangtown Little League President Mikol Maitland a check for $4,200. Assistance League of Sierra Foothills “Sports Locker” […]

Comments Off / March 21, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Mercy Auxiliary awards best and brightest

Oak Ridge High School seniors Mitchell Howser, left, and Andrew Greer were two of 11 scholars awarded a Mercy Folsom Hospital Auxiliary $1,000 scholarship at a special event March 11.  Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Neurologist, nurse, homeopathic doctor or X-ray technician? Members of the Mercy Folsom Hospital Auxiliary team awarded eight area high school seniors and three hospital employees with $1,000 college scholarships each to help them pursue degrees in medicine or science at its annual scholarship luncheon March 11. The event at Serrano Country Club also marked the […]

Comments Off / March 21, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH house party busted

More than 200 partygoers were reportedly found at this El Dorado Hills home on March 12. It was recently sold but the new homeowners have some clean-up and repair to do before moving in. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

An unoccupied home for sale was used as a party pad in El Dorado Hills Saturday night, according to El Dorado County sheriff’s officials. On March 12 at 10:20 p.m. sheriff’s deputies responded to neighbors’ calls about a party at a Keystone Court residence, where officers reportedly found more than 200 young adults and juveniles. “As soon as the […]

1 Comment / March 16, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »