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Grants Gala highlights nonprofits

Six West Slope nonprofits will receive $60,000 in grants from Women’s Fund El Dorado at its annual Grants Gala, set for June 3 at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The recipient 501(c)(3) organizations were selected by the WFED membership through voting. Reflecting a change in the granting process this year, three Community Focus […]

Comments Off / June 01, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID looks at solar/hydro power boosts

The need to invest in more energy generating projects was on the May 23 El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors’ meeting agenda. At previous meetings board members, in particular Directors Dale Coco and George Osborne, expressed concern that energy costs could double by 2020 due to the state’s goal of promoting renewable energy sources. The district spends 10 percent […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 20-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: May 20 10:40 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Hazelnut Circle. 3:31 p.m. A 16-year-old boy reportedly assaulted a bus driver on Harvard Way. 11:45 p.m. Deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of public intoxication on Amer Way. May 22 8:22 p.m. […]

Comments Off / May 30, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Don Ashton named CAO

Don Ashton

In a unanimous vote El Dorado County’s five-member Board of Supervisors appointed Don Ashton as the new, permanent chief administrative officer of the county. The announcement came after nearly an hour-long closed session Tuesday afternoon, May 24. The appointment took effect May 25. No details have been released yet regarding salary compensation and benefits nor a […]

Comments Off / May 27, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Ron Short a good and faithful servant

Pastor Ron Short is retiring after serving the parishioners of Lakehills Covenant Church for many years. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Chaplain Sunday Pearson Lakehills Covenant Church Authentic leadership in ministry is about servant leadership and few have demonstrated that better than Pastor Ronald F. Short or “coach” as the Oak Ridge High School football team called him. Pastor Ron was the catalyst behind the vision 23 years ago to plant what is now Lakehills Covenant […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 12-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: May 12 3:43 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Barnstead Place. 9:41 a.m. A Tea Rose Drive resident reported that someone stole rocks from her front yard. 6:28 p.m. A male suspect reportedly tried to obtain drugs using a fake prescription at a Saratoga […]

Comments Off / May 25, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Memorial Day event honors and raises funds

The sixth annual Aerojet Rocketdyne Wounded Veteran Run fundraiser to benefit local injured veterans through the national and local veteran-support organizations, will be held on Memorial Day, May 30. This year’s event features exciting new courses for the 3K/5K/10K run/walk events at Vista del Lago High School in Folsom along with a fun run for […]

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