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El Dorado Hills businesses say ‘no’ to selling alcohol to minors

The El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition partnered with the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office to conduct their annual Alcohol Compliance Checks or “Sting Operation” this summer. Led by Officer Daryl Miller, the teen decoys visited 12 local alcohol retail outlets and were happy to report that there were no retail sales of alcohol to minors this year. […]

No Comment / August 31, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Judge breaks her silence

Judge Dylan Sullivan

Several weeks after District Attorney’s Office officials excluded El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Dylan Sullivan from proceedings, the judge has made a statement … without saying much at all. “What I want to say I can’t say,” said Sullivan when contacted by Village Life. “I am sure it is hard for the public to understand; it is […]

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Norma Santiago joins Briggs in back pay fight

Norma Santiago

Two-term District 5 Supervisor Norma Santiago, who left office this past January, has asked the county to determine whether or not she is owed back pay. In a May 20 letter to attorney Jon Hendrickson with the George Hills law firm, which represents the county with liability-related issues, Santiago requested an evaluation of her wages […]

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Nonfiction writers unite. You have nothing to lose but writer’s block

Got a book in you that needs writing? Need some pushing and prodding? Filling that bill is the El Dorado County Chapter of Nonfiction Authors Association. Sponsored by Barbara Thompson and John Roe, two Cameron Park based therapists, chapter meetings promise to be a place where you can get together with others who want to write a nonfiction […]

No Comment / August 26, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

CSD stands by parcel tax

El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager Brent Dennis and the CSD Board of Directors collectively responded to, and largely disagreed with, the 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury’s findings and recommendations that asked the CSD to reexamine a 32-year-old $10 annual tax on each home collected to enforce Covenants, Codes and Restrictions. The […]

No Comment / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sewer line bursts under Green Valley

El Dorado Irrigation District crews had a mess on their hands Friday afternoon after a sewer line broke in the middle of Green Valley Road, sending stinking water down the road and into storm drains. Crews closed a westbound lane of Green Valley Road, which caused traffic back-ups, while they surveyed the situation and made their repairs. Several […]

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El Dorado Hills embezzler faces prison time

Jeffrey Lamson, 51, of El Dorado Hills, pleaded guilty to wire fraud on Aug. 18 before Judge John A. Mendez. Lamson was charged in connection with a scheme to misappropriate funds from his former employer, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. According to court documents, from 2009-2011 Lamson embezzled upwards of $400,000 from a business […]

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