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Buy a pie, help a grad

Buy freshly made, ready-to-bake pies for the holidays while supporting Oak Ridge High School’s 2016 Grad Night. Choose from apple crisp, apple strudel, french apple, caramel apple and pumpkin cream cheese pies from Grandpa’s Cellar in Apple Hill. All proceeds go to Grad Night and help seniors earn half price or free entrance into their […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pondo sex tape: Students arrested

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies arrested two Ponderosa High School students after the school resource officer reportedly got word of a sex tape depicting two juvenile high school students engaged in sex acts. The recording of the male and female student was reportedly filmed on Oct. 10 by another male student, according to information provided by the […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Connector segment study released

The Capital SouthEast Connector JPA recently released an Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration analyzing environmental impacts of a 5.5-mile segment of the expressway between Prairie City Road south of Folsom and Latrobe Road in El Dorado Hills. The JPA proposes to reconstruct White Rock Road on a new alignment south of Highway 50 as a four lane […]

Comments Off / October 15, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire eyes another big change

A joint meeting of the El Dorado Hills and Rescue fire boards on Oct. 6 gave El Dorado Hills residents a detailed overview of the potential annexation of Rescue Fire Protection District. It was an informal meeting, with 30 or 40 people in attendance, and mainly attracted those who oppose an annexation or who had […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County surveying residents this month

El Dorado County is developing its three-year strategic plan. As part of this process, the county is conducting a citizen engagement survey, local town hall meetings and focus groups. The county’s engagement process gives residents an opportunity to provide the county with their thoughts about why they live in El Dorado County and what would improve their quality […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 »