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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 […]

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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.  […]

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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 […]

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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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Use it or lose it, senior taxi service begins

El Dorado Hills residents 60 and older or adults with disabilities have a new door-to-door transportation option beginning Oct. 19. El Dorado Transit, in partnership with Gold Rush Taxi, will offer qualified residents discounted taxi vouchers for travel anywhere within the El Dorado Hills Community Services District seven days a week from 7 a.m. to […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Traffic Impact Mitigation fees may be heading south

Developers, large and small, were warned not to hold their breath but to anticipate that Traffic Impact Mitigation (TIM) fees might go down in the foreseeable future. Tuesday’s El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting featured a presentation by the Long Range Planning Division of the Community Development Agency. Staff from that division, along with […]

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