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Fire board grapples with more budget issues

After years of laboring in virtual anonymity while quietly growing into one of the most respected and affluent fire agencies in the state, often without a single resident in attendance at meetings, the El Dorado Hills Fire Board has finally attracted an audience. The new-found attention comes at a time when board members have their hands […]

No Comment / April 04, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Michael J. Brown

Michael J. Brown

Air Force Reserve Airman Michael J. Brown graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

No Comment / March 31, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Village Life making some changes

Next Wednesday Village Life readers will find a surprise in their mailboxes — our paper. “It will no longer be tied, rolled, bagged and tossed in your driveway,” said Publisher Richard Esposito. “That’s a plus.” This change in distribution from carrier to postal worker allows us to rotate delivery to El Dorado Hills neighborhoods based […]

No Comment / March 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County wins bid to help youth, young adults succeed

Goal is to get everyone “Ready by 21, Credentialed by 26” A partnership of educators from Folsom Lake College’s El Dorado Center, the El Dorado County Office of Education and the Western Slope Boys and Girls Club in El Dorado County has won a competitive bid to launch a new effort to improve services for […]

No Comment / March 29, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What’s your guiding philosophy for a happy and fulfilling life?

Brittney Lomascold, Orangevale "€œDo what you love. Don'€™t lie to yourself. Don'€™t try to keep up with the Joneses."

Brenda Nelson, El Dorado Hills “Do unto others as they would do unto you. Live one day at a time, moment by moment.” Brittney Lomascold, Orangevale “€œDo what you love. Don’€™t lie to yourself. Don’€™t try to keep up with the Joneses.” Dave Pajouhesh, El Dorado Hills “Be happy with what you have. Family first. […]

No Comment / March 28, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

TeenPalz allows global audience to provide activities and monitoring virtually

A new online resource — the brainchild of an El Dorado Hills mom who wants to provide more productive choices for teens online — is live. In the current economic climate freelancing and project-based employment, known as the “gig economy,” means survival for millions. Start-up TeenPalz.com provides the first online destination where parents can hire […]

No Comment / March 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire Board faces grim budget realities

El Dorado Hills resident and former Folsom Fire Chief Dan Haverty, functioning as a budget consultant to the El Dorado Hills Fire Board, has recommended an aggressive attrition plan and suggested the board tap reserves to make ends meet in the short term, then lay out plans for reducing hours or even shuttering one station […]

2 Comments / March 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »