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District 1 supervisor candidate Beth Gaines cites connections, aims to grow local business

Beth Gaines

“The government shouldn’t be telling us how to run our businesses or how to raise our families,” District 1 supervisor candidate Beth Gaines said about her political positions and why as current Republican assemblywoman for District 6, which encompasses parts of El Dorado, Placer and Sacramento counties, she ran for elected office in the first […]

11 Comments / October 12, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EID Division 5 candidate Alan Day has unfinished business

Alan Day

Running for a second term on the El Dorado Irrigation District board is businessman Alan Day who said there’s still unfinished business to be addressed. “Some good things have happened at EID but we still have a long way to go as far as getting our financial house in order,” he said. “That’s my primary motivation […]

Comments Off / October 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EID Division 5 candidate Charles Smith wants to protect our water

Charles Smith

Running for the first time to be a board member on the El Dorado Irrigation District, Division 5, is El Dorado Hills resident Charles (Chuck) Smith. A retired business executive, Smith said he is running because he loves living in this county and wants to give something back. “This is a wonderful place to live,” Smith […]

Comments Off / October 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rain can’t dampen great Concours

Jim and Wanda Matus of Rescue stand next to their all-original 1956 Buick Special convertible that was one of many pristine vehicles exhibited for the Niello Concours at the Serrano Visitors Center in El Dorado Hills Oct. 2. Photo by Larry Wietzman

With the threat of rain, which did eventually fall, the Niello Concours was bigger and better than ever with fabulous cars and some great motorcycles and scooters, including a rare 1960s Lambretta. Well over 175 classic, sports, muscle cars and motorcycles graced the green at the Serrano Visitors Center in El Dorado Hills on Oct. 9. […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Grants open to nonprofits serving El Dorado Hills

Buy A Day of Hope participants Andrea Howard, Shelbi Bennett, Alex Bennett and John Black, left to right, pose for a photo during last month's fundrasier in Serrano. Courtesy photo

The hallmark of the El Dorado Community Foundation is effective, knowledgeable granting. In order to better fulfill that mission and benefit the residents of El Dorado Hills, the foundation created the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund and gathered a group of El Dorado Hills residents to create the El Dorado Hills Cabinet, which acts as the eyes and […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sheriff: Fears stronger than stats

Sheriff John D'Agostini speaks to a packed room at the Green Valley Mortuary's Legacy Center about the current state of crime and prevention in El Dorado Hills. He was joined by District 1 supervisor candidate Beth Gaines, EDHCSD interim General Manager Kevin Loewen and supervisor candidate John Hidahl, seated behind the sheriff, left to right. Photo by Julie Samrick

After a string of recent home invasions, El Dorado Hills residents called for a crime and safety update, which was held in a Q&A format at the Green Valley Mortuary’s Legacy Center last Wednesday night. Sheriff John D’Agostini spoke for an hour before a packed room of residents. He answered pre-selected and impromptu questions, beginning […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Haunted house spooky and twisted

She's back — Alice, seen here with Hands4Hope volunteer Andrew Madigan, returns to the Scare4Hope Haunted House opening in El Dorado Hills Town Center on Oct. 7.

Once upon a time, the fairytale characters of Dream Harbor lived in a world free of evil. Until one day, when Little Red Riding Hood discovered the underworld, Nightmare Harbor, a dark and delightfully demented place where comforting fairytales take a twisted turn. Search parties are assembled to look for her; the only known information Red left behind […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »