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Bring the heat to new batting cage

A new Community Park batting cage  marks a win-win for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and El Dorado Hills Little League. “The old batting cage was an eye sore,” said EDHCSD Sports Coordinator Frank Sianez. “It was so dilapidated and hardly ever used we completely tore it down and rebuilt it from scratch […]

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Teen Center gets high-tech outdoor game

“It feels like a video game but it takes so much physical exertion,” said El Dorado Hills Community Services District Youth Development Coordinator Whitney Kahn of the NEOS 360, a deluxe piece of electronic play equipment installed behind the Teen Center earlier this month. “This is the perfect bridge between electronics and being outside enjoying […]

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Super water saver shares tips

Don’t hate her because her lawn is beautiful. While most homeowners have accepted dry, brown lawns due to enforced watering restrictions, El Dorado Hills resident Marie Levy’s grass is vibrant and her water bill is 60 percent less than it used to be. “We’re always having a drought here in California so I’m always thinking of […]

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Veggies grow up, literally

When a member of the Downing family needs an extra tomato or two for their salad, they just reach over and pick one. That’s not too uncommon when families dine outside but this scenario can happen inside thanks to a Tower Garden in the corner of the dining room. Rich and Gina Downing, representatives for […]

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Community unites to patch up historic barn

El Dorado County is a place defined by its history. We embrace the past and nearly anything that reflects it. Don’t believe it? Take a drive. Our backroads are altars to the past. We revere old stone buildings. Rusty farm implements are proudly displayed for passersby. Sepia-toned hay barns topped with corrugated steel roofs glow […]

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Construction begins on Valley View Sports Park

Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning for the first El Dorado Hills sports field and park south of Highway 50. Construction should be complete in early November. The Valley View Sports Park project is a joint use partnership between the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and the Buckeye Union School District. According to CSD General […]

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Local students immerse selves in robotics

The Techie Tigers Robotics: Team 8290 are at the library every Tuesday to share with the public what they’re up to. They’d like to recruit more members as well as collect $2,500 in donations to cover travel and entry fees for their next First Tech Challenge competition in December.  The team of local FTC robotics […]

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