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Barber Jon’s moving

Barber Jon is moving his barbershop and curiosities museum to a new location in El Dorado Hills. Village Life file photo

Barber Jon’s World Famous Barber Shop is looking for a new home after 20 years being next to The Purple Place. The lease is up Oct. 31 and owner Jon Rivera said he has chosen not to renew it. At first Rivera said he wasn’t sure whether he’d move the business to Folsom or El Dorado […]

1 Comment / October 12, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Governor signs legislation benefiting connector

It was announced last week that Gov. Jerry Brown had signed legislation that will likely cut planning and construction costs for the Capital SouthEast Connector expressway project and help deliver the project more quickly. According to a press release, AB 1171, authored by Assemblyman Eric Linder of Corona and supported by the Connector Joint Power Authority, […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Fire budget hits snag before approval

Approval of the 2015-16 final budget appeared to be routine at last month’s El Dorado Hills Fire Board of Directors meeting. The board approved department reorganization at the Aug. 20 board meeting on a 3-1 vote. The reorganization adds a second deputy chief. One deputy chief will be in charge of Operations and Training. The other […]

2 Comments / October 06, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Meadow basks in blue ribbon status

Oak Meadow Elementary School has been marked a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School, only one of 23 schools in California and 335 nationwide to earn the distinction this year. “Oak Meadow is honored,” principal Tracy Linyard said. “This award recognizes our commitment to excellence in educating every student through collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking.  […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Measure E examined

Most residents have seen the Measure E signs around El Dorado Hills, but many still do not understand what a yes or no vote actually means. During a Town Hall meeting last Tuesday night at Fire Station 85, residents from the grassroots Parks, Not Parker group broke down constituents’ top questions about the 98 acres […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Charities invite to apply for foundation grants

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. It then gathered a group of El Dorado Hills residents to create the El Dorado Hills Cabinet whose job it is […]

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Bass Lake Road overlay begins this week

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will perform road work on Bass Lake Road between Old Sienna Ridge Road and Parkdale Lane in El Dorado Hills beginning on Oct. 8 and continuing through Nov. 13. The construction work will require lane closures with one-way reversing traffic control for which motorists should […]

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