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Gaines and Hidahl talk to voters

District 1 supervisor candidates Beth Gaines, left, and John Hidahl respond to questions at last week's League of Women Voters debate. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

District 1 supervisor candidates Beth Gaines and John Hidahl highlighted where they share similar visions and debated key differences last Monday night at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters inside the Norm Rowett Pavilion at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District. While Hidahl noted he’d like to improve efficiency at the […]

5 Comments / October 26, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH residents get another lesson about crime

El Dorado Hills residents filled Fire Station 85 earlier this month to learn more about crime deterrence, how to keep your home secure from break-ins, Assembly Bill 109 (prison realignment), Proposition 47 (safe neighborhoods and schools act) and Prop. 57. Sacramento County Sheriff’s Departments Dan Donelli shared with the audience his tips on how to stay […]

Comments Off / October 25, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

Cancer a life-changer for local orthodontist

Orthodontist Jeffrey Kwong. Courtesy photo

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month El Dorado Hills orthodontist Jeffrey Kwong will give free braces to a deserving person in the greater community impacted by cancer, something that Kwong said is deeply personal. When he was 12 years old Kwong’s parents announced to him and his younger sister that their mother had breast cancer. […]

Comments Off / October 25, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Student of the Month

Rolling Hills Middle School Student of the Month Elijah Hansen, 13, holding plaque, poses for a photo with his family as well as Principal Debbie Bowers, second from right, and Buckeye Union School District Superintendent David Roth, far right. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

The Rotary Club of El Dorado presented Rolling Hills Middle School student Elijah Hansen with the Student of the Month honor last Wednesday. Principal Debbie Bowers said Elijah has a happy disposition and grit plus a willingness to help others in the classroom and on the sports fields, making him an excellent student. “He is […]

Comments Off / October 24, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Saying good-bye to a Clarksville treasure

Madeleine Petersen Mosely, seen here in Clarksville in 2008, grew up in the Gold Rush community on the south side of El Dorado Hills. Photo by Mike Roberts

El Dorado Hills lost a pioneer on Oct. 3 when Madeleine Petersen Mosely died peacefully in her home. Madeleine’s unique connection to El Dorado Hills — a place she never lived — is through the hardscrabble ranch hamlet Clarksville, which provided basic roadside amenities for travelers between Sacramento and Placerville from the Gold Rush into the 1960s. Now […]

1 Comment / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Fire Board candidate: Ron Mikulaco

El Dorado County’s current District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco is running for one of two open seats on the five-person El Dorado Hills Fire Board. According to Mikulaco, his experience as a supervisor and serving on various boards and commissions over the years has given him insight into how things work and how things get […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire Board candidate: Dallas Springs

“A fire board director needs to understand not just fire needs, but the entire emergency response, whether it’s EMT, ambulance or fire,” said Dallas Springs, an El Dorado Hills resident for 20 years and father of 16-year-old twins. Originally from Texas, Springs and his wife were both in the medical profession when they met. After […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »