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EDH Crime Watch: July 17-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Keyed July 17: A vandal caused more than $1,000 in damage to a vehicle parked on Wilson Boulevard. Pot discovery July 17: Deputies serving a warrant at a Valley View Parkway apartment reportedly found the 26-year-old man in possession of marijuana plants. Food fight […]

No Comment / July 24, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Free trees for Joining the Arbor Day Foundation

NEBRASKA CITY, NEB. — Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will  receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time […]

No Comment / July 24, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

School board has vacancy

On July 9, El Dorado County Board of Education Member Matt Boyer submitted his letter of resignation, after representing District 1 (El Dorado Hills) for more than a decade. The El Dorado County Board of Education will consider making an appointment to fill this vacancy at a special meeting scheduled for July 31 at 11:30 a.m. […]

No Comment / July 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Bring the heat to new batting cage

El Dorado Hills resident Bud Carroll pitches to son Ben Carroll in a new batting cage built for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and El Dorado Hills Little League's joint use. CSD Sports Coordinator Frank Sianez said Carroll was instrumental in getting the cage, located at CSD East field, built. Up to four players may practice simultaneously. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

A new Community Park batting cage  marks a win-win for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and El Dorado Hills Little League. “The old batting cage was an eye sore,” said EDHCSD Sports Coordinator Frank Sianez. “It was so dilapidated and hardly ever used we completely tore it down and rebuilt it from scratch […]

No Comment / July 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDHCSD opts not to take dip into county funds

When Supervisor Ron Mikulaco learned the city of Placerville and the Cameron Park Community Services District planned to request money from the El Dorado County’s General Fund for their public pools, he wanted the El Dorado Hills Community Services District to also receive one-time funds for its pool. Yet when he presented the idea to the EDHCSD […]

No Comment / July 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Teen Center gets high-tech outdoor game

Cheyenne Inglish, left, and Carina Baxter enjoy the EDHCSD's new NEOS 360 electronic, outdoor play equipment that was recenlty installed behind the Teen Center. VIllage Life photo by Julie Samrick

“It feels like a video game but it takes so much physical exertion,” said El Dorado Hills Community Services District Youth Development Coordinator Whitney Kahn of the NEOS 360, a deluxe piece of electronic play equipment installed behind the Teen Center earlier this month. “This is the perfect bridge between electronics and being outside enjoying […]

No Comment / July 21, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Super water saver shares tips

MARIE LEVY stands near four rain barrels used for collecting rain water for irrigation at her home in El Dorado Hills on June 23. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Don’t hate her because her lawn is beautiful. While most homeowners have accepted dry, brown lawns due to enforced watering restrictions, El Dorado Hills resident Marie Levy’s grass is vibrant and her water bill is 60 percent less than it used to be. “We’re always having a drought here in California so I’m always thinking of […]

No Comment / July 21, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »