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Man’s ID sought

The security camera inside Raley’s in El Dorado Hills caught this image of a theft suspect, who was later seen getting into a white pickup.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a theft suspect in El Dorado Hills. The suspect is described as a white male adult; he was seen getting into the passenger side of a white 2003-2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 four-door diesel with black fender guards and tires that are larger than stock. […]

Comments Off / February 01, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Residents rally for rec center, trails, fields

Lauren Schmitt with MIG, left, and El Dorado Hills Troop 728 Boy Scouts offer ideas after brainstorming during the EDHCSD's parks and recreational facilities workshop last Thursday. Courtesy photo

The process to update the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan continues with community input gathered via online comments through Feb. 15. Last Thursday CSD staff and directors hosted approximately 50 residents at a public workshop to narrow down top priorities from information gathered from residents since last spring. CSD General […]

Comments Off / February 01, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Shining stars in the community

Vision Coalition board member Mike Roberts, left, poses with Youth Star Award winner Lacey DeBraga at last month's event. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

The El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition gathered the brightest young stars Jan. 23 at the ninth annual Youth Star Awards. Thirty young people received awards for their community service. “These (youth) are our future,” said Glen Swedelson, coalition board member. “They will be the leaders, the innovators. It’s important to recognize what they’ve accomplished […]

Comments Off / February 01, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Eat spaghetti for Greg Stein

Accident victim Greg Stein is making progress in his recovery. A fundraiser to help the family with expenses will be held this Saturday in El Dorado Hills. Courtesy photo

The community has been rallying for 16-year-old Greg Stein after he sustained life-threatening injuries from an ATV accident two months ago. As bills continue to mount for his El Dorado Hills family, a spaghetti feed fundraiser will be held for them Saturday at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church. The ATV accident happened Nov. 1 when Greg […]

2 Comments / January 26, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Latrobe School District wins Golden Bell Award

Latrobe School eighth-graders Nicholas Fernandez, Luci Gulbransen, Erin Horan, Morgan Dougherty, Haley Mahan, Ryan Miller, Wyatt Pittman, front row left to right, and Max Southworth, Jenna Kendrick, Emma Seymour, Ty Louie, Austin Garland, Jennifer Isaacson and Jacob Silvey, back row left to right, are participants in the school's Real Game and Speech Contest. Courtesy photo

The Latrobe School District recently became the proud recipient of the Golden Bell Award for the extraordinary curriculum and instruction used in its Real Game and Speech Contest. The California School Board Association Golden Bell Awards, now in its 36th year, promote excellence in education and school board governance by recognizing outstanding programs and governance practices […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Student of the Month

Student of the Month Jayse Mixon, holding plaque, poses with Principal Kevin Cadden, his brother Justyce, 13, mom Jody Kitchens, teacher Erick Nordquist and Buckeye Union School District Superintendent David Roth, left to right.

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills celebrated its first 2016 Student of the Month last week, honoring William Brooks Elementary School student Jayse Mixon. Principal Kevin Cadden said Jayse, 10, is always pushing himself to do better. “He doesn’t just talk the talk; he walks the walk,” Cadden said. Teacher Erick Nordquist called Jayse […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Thieves steal Oak Ridge trailer, tools

A surveillance image shows two of the suspects who stole a trailer and tools from Oak Ridge High School.

At 4:30 a.m. Sunday four unidentified suspects broke into Oak Ridge High School’s manufacturing workshop and stole five welders and two plasma cutters, and the thieves took off with the ORHS football trailer, which contained a camera system, headsets, medical bags and other items, according to El Dorado County sheriff’s officials. The suspects hitched the trailer to […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »