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CSD turns 50

Fifty years ago developer Alan Lindsey launched a plan for a place called El Dorado Hills — “a new community with a noble purpose.” A Community Services District was formed in 1962 to help deliver that purpose, and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Lindsey’s master plan was designed by Viennese architect Victor Gruen, who Malcolm Gladwell, […]

No Comment / May 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Uppal’ battle to unseat McClintock

Democrat Jack Uppal is running for California’s 4th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. His wife Kate Uppal is his campaign manager. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

“Moderate is not a dirty word,” said upstart Democrat Jack Uppal, 57, who faces an uphill battle against incumbent Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, for California’s 4th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Uppal’s economic policy is a mix of “trickle up” relief for a beleaguered middle class, which he sees as the […]

7 Comments / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Trisha Gallaway

Trisha A. Gallaway has been named the 2011 Air Mobility Command Public Affairs Outstanding Communication Tactical Level Civilian of the Year. Selection was based on the individual’s exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, teamwork, significant self-improvement, personal achievements, notable accomplishments, and community service and support. Gallaway is a public affairs specialist assigned to the […]

No Comment / May 02, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk:Who inspired you to be who you are? (other than your parents)

   

No Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Details of Skeel’s lawsuit

Attorneys for former El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager John Skeel filed a civil suit on April 20 against the CSD, four of its directors, Human Resources Manager Tracey Lynn Lowry, district legal counsel Bob Thurbon and Lindsey Moore, and their firm, Thurbon and McHaney, LP. The lawsuit, or “complaint for damages,” alleges […]

No Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel files lawsuit

Insiders see suit as bargaining chip in settlement talks The El Dorado Hills Community Services District is under attack. As the latest CSD board recall wobbles off the launch pad like a nuke aimed at El Dorado Hills, former General Manager John Skeel, whose firing has fueled two recall efforts and a lot of community […]

1 Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

May is Mental Health Month

May is National Mental Health Month. “The purpose of Mental Health Month is to raise awareness of mental health conditions and promote mental wellness for all,” said Joan Meis Wilson, assistant director of Health Services, El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency.  “Another larger goal of the campaign is to decrease the stigma sometimes […]

No Comment / April 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »