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El Dorado County families No. 1 in reading to kids

The El Dorado County Library was recently presented with a proclamation from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors for its success in cultivating a community where families read to their young children. According to Children Now, El Dorado County led the state in 2013 with an estimated 79 percent of families reading to their children […]

No Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Officer of the Year: Sean Nichols

El Dorado Hills Rotarian David Roth stands with the California Highway Patrol Officer of the Year Sean Nichols and Placerville office CHP Commander Craig Root. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Following in his father’s footsteps, California Highway Patrol Officer Sean Nichols received the Officer of the Year award at the June 4 Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills breakfast meeting. “He represents us and our community very well,” said CHP Commander Craig Root, Placerville office. Sean’s name will go on the same plaque that bears […]

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EDH man remembers piloting troop transport on D-Day

U.S. Navy veteran Ed Salata, 87, of El Dorado Hills stands holding his combat medals, including one for D-Day, at his home. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

On June 7, 1944, an El Dorado Hills man turned 18 years old. The previous day, he was manning the throttle of a landing craft tank, dropping off men and vehicles on the beaches of Normandy for the D-Day invasion. Ed Salata, then a Motor Machinist 2nd Petty Officer with the 103rd Combat Engineers, manned […]

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Nutting removed from board

A judge ruled Friday morning that the District 2 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors seat would be declared vacant and the former supervisor would serve three years probation. Judge Timothy Buckley began the judgment and sentencing hearing of Supervisor Ray Nutting, who represented the south side of El Dorado Hills, by saying there was an […]

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Road work will close lanes in Cameron Park

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement lane closures on Cameron Park Drive from just south of Highway 50 to Hacienda Road that will result in one-lane of traffic controlled by flaggers and a pilot car.  The lane closures will occur between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. during some nights, […]

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Have an adventure with the American River Conservancy

Mountain Bike Ride First Saturday of each month through August, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. (approx.) This ride, geared for new riders, will be led by Tom Petersen, an ARC supporter, trail author, and bike enthusiast. You will enjoy this non-technical ride on unpaved roads and wide trails. Tom can also answer questions about brake adjustments, tire […]

No Comment / June 05, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Heidi Jaerger

Buckeye Union School District Superintendent and El Dorado Hills Rotarian David Roth congratulates Student of the Month Heidi Jaerger with teacher Nancy Savage, Oak Meadow Elementary Principal Barbara Narez and proud mom Nichole Jaerger. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Oak Meadow Elementary fifth-grader Heidi Jaerger just came to the El Dorado Hills school a year ago but she’s left an impression that will undoubtedly last for decades and earned her the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Student of the Month award. “I was just so lucky to have her this year,” said teacher […]

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