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Park lights shaped CSD history

Park lights. Those two innocent words have inflamed passions in El Dorado Hills since the early 1980s, ranking right up there as topics of controversy with “yellow house,” “naturally-occurring asbestos” and, more recently, “John Skeel.” The issue played a part in two successive EDHCSD board recalls efforts in the late 1980s, the first of which […]

No Comment / May 14, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire prepares residents for worse-case disaster

Preparing the community and its Fire Department for a worse-case-disaster scenario is a critical priority for El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts. This year the El Dorado Hills Fire Department will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in the Lakehills neighborhood, an area considered high risk for wildland fire. It will involve the community, law […]

No Comment / May 14, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Jackson Elementary gets Recyclebank check

Jaime Staples with Recyclebank and Jackson Elementary Principal Michele Miller hold the check the school received. Money was raised from residents donating their Recyclebank points to the school and that was matched with grants. Courtesy photo

Jackson Elementary School, with the help of Recyclebank and Waste Connections, has reached its fundraising goal and received a grant from the Recyclebank Green Schools program. On May 10 Jaime Staples, Recyclebank account manager, presented Principal Michele Miller with a $2,058.92 check for Jackson’s participation in the program, which awards schools grant money for unique student projects that […]

No Comment / May 11, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Have coffee with Alyson Huber

Assemblymember Alyson Huber, D-El Dorado Hills, will host a series of town hall meetings and neighborhood coffee discussions. A ll residents are encouraged to attend and bring their questions and ideas to discuss with Assemblymember Huber. District office staff will also be in attendance to take inquiries and assist constituents on state government matters. Huber will […]

No Comment / May 08, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What valuable lessons did you learn from your mother?

 

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

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 »