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Celebrate a fire safe Thanksgiving

CAMINO —  Amador-El Dorado-Sacramento-Alpine Unit Chief Bill Holmes shares a fire safety message: “According to the US Fire Administration, cooking is the leading cause of house fires in this country,” Holmes said. “Unattended cooking is the leading cause of cooking fires, so please do not leave your kitchen, barbecue or turkey deep fryer unattended this […]

No Comment / November 22, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Trash pickup contract hearing set

A publc hearing to discuss extending the contract between the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and El Dorado Disposal Services for trash and recycling pickup has been set at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 29, at the CSD pavilion. The matter consumed over an hour of the marathon four-hour November board meeting held last […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wild Oaks Park assessment refund stymied

Despite legal opinions to the contrary El Dorado Hills resident John Everett contends the community services district has overcharged him and his neighbors. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

El Dorado Hills resident John Everett’s long-running claim that Community Services District landscape and lighting assessments have overcharged residents since 1996, when the “Roadway 19” assessment district was approved to fund landscape maintenance along El Dorado Hills Boulevard, was dismissed by the board during the regular board meeting held Nov. 19. Everett argued that language in […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Colver trial pushed back

Steven Colver

The start of suspected killer Steven Tyler Colver’s trial was delayed by several months Friday morning. Colver, 20, is accused of killing El Dorado Hills resident Joanne Witt in June 2009. Witt was the mother of Colver’s former lover, Tylar. Citing the recent receipt of 37,000 pages of discovery, defense attorney Dain Weiner filed a […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local barber’s life cut short

Vernon Brogdon

Lori Reed has put her father’s El Dorado Hills barber shop up for sale, three weeks after Vernon Brogdon unexpectedly died. Brogdon, 66, owned and operated The Village Squire Barber Shop in The Village at the corner of Green Valley Road and Francisco Drive. For more than 17 years he cut his neighbors’ and friends’ […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Experience ‘Wild Nights & Holiday Lights’ at Folsom Zoo

Many thousands of colorful, environmentally friendly LED lights provide a beautiful backdrop for a unique family experience this holiday season at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary. Wild Nights & Holidays Lights kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec.2, at the Zoo Sanctuary. Animal exhibits and pedestrian walkways will be ablaze with holiday lights. Visitors will […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CHP dishing out a Thanksgiving crackdown

SACRAMENTO – It’s the time of year for turkey, all of the trimmings, desserts and celebrating with loved ones and friends. In keeping with its mission of saving lives, the California Highway Patrol reminds motorists the Thanksgiving holiday is also a maximum enforcement period. The CHP’s holiday enforcement effort begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24 and continues through […]

No Comment / November 18, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »