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Give Where You Live nets $86k

April 23 heralded the second year of the local one-day-of-giving challenge aptly called Give Where You Live because it benefits only local El Dorado County nonprofit organizations. The logistics and organization of this day are done collaboratively between the El Dorado Community Foundation and the El Dorado County Office of Education. This year’s campaign resulted in much-needed […]

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

Snow survey cancelled

A snow survey scheduled for May 1 at Phillips Station was cancelled as there was nothing to measure. The last snow survey of this water year, a press release from the Department of Water Resources deemed it “moot.” “We can’t count on the Sierra snowpack to replenish our water supplies,” said DWR Director Mark Cowin. “Major reservoirs […]

Comments Off / May 04, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Coalition addresses underage drinking

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition is collaborating with local schools, youth serving organizations and public agencies to address the topic of underage drinking. Youth will take a lead role as participants in the Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, at the Oak Ridge High School cafeteria, […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

UPDATE: Fire board director arrested

Doug Hus

El Dorado Hills Fire Board Director Doug Hus was arrested on suspicion of felony battery with serious bodily injury on April 28. Hus, 54, reportedly hit a 51-year-old man multiple times in the face during an argument in an El Dorado Hills neighborhood. The victim is the husband of Hus’ ex wife, according to information released […]

Comments Off / April 30, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Mik’ challenges EID election shift

El Dorado Irrigation District’s Board of Directors recently voted to change its election cycle to coincide with the state’s even-year general elections. In doing so, the board added one year to each district director’s term of office. District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco of El Doardo County Board of Supervisors likened the EID board’s actions to […]

1 Comment / April 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Parker, CSD agree on new sports park

Image courtesy of the Bass Lake Action Committee.

The Area Planning Advisory Committee will vote on whether to approve or deny plans for a public 11.5 acre sports park in Village J5 at its next meeting May 13. This should be welcome news to El Dorado Hills recreational sports enthusiasts who have pleaded for more fields as the population has grown. An agreement […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Serrano election pits homeowners against developer

At last year’s Serrano Owners Association meet the candidates forum the number of attendees could be counted on one hand. Last week, approximately 150 residents packed the El Dorado Hills Library’s meeting room for the same event. This year’s election will fill three open seats on a five-person board and marks the first time none of the candidates is a […]

2 Comments / April 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »