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Youth players celebrate opening day

The Bumblebees hold hands as they walk in a parade in celebration of the opening of the soccer season. Democrat photo by Jackie Penn

El Dorado Hills Soccer Club began the recreation team season with its second annual opening day ceremony at Community Park Saturday morning. More than 25 teams of U5 to U10 players paraded through the perimeter of the park with one EDHSC competitive team player leading each group. There are 1,750 children in EDHSC and 1,400 […]

Comments Off / August 22, 2016 | Posted in News,Sports | Read More »

Pursuit of beauty: EDH photographer finds inspiration in nature, family

Meet Holly Fischer and see her wildlife and landscape photography collection at  the opening reception of her show, Pursuing Beauty, Aug. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Salone di Carlo. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills resident Holly Fischer will debut a collection of her wildlife and landscape photography this Friday evening at an art show free to the public. A self-professed nature lover, Fischer didn’t become a professional photographer until the oldest of her three sons, now 16, was in elementary school. She picked up a camera […]

Comments Off / August 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,News | Read More »

Scout’s project has tails wagging

Oak Ridge freshman Abbie Curtis, second from left, recently completed a mini-dog park in Tahoe to earn her Silver Award, the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette may earn. She's seen here with Grace Brasil, Abbie's dog Pudge, Riley Thompson and Jena Brasil, left to right. Courtesy photo

This summer Abbie Curtis from El Dorado Hills Girl Scout Troop 1126 completed her Silver Award project, the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette may earn. Abbie, a 14-year-old Oak Ridge High School freshman, worked for nearly two years on building a small dog park and picnic area at the Tahoe City condominium complex where her […]

Comments Off / August 17, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

New resident calls out dated CC&Rs

While purchasing a home with her husband in the Lakeridge neighborhood within Lakehills this spring, Lieselotte Foster was shocked to read a clause in her community’s Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions, or CC&Rs, that she says has no place in 2016. CC&Rs are a neighborhood’s contractual limitations that owners sign when buying property. Most refer to […]

2 Comments / August 17, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 4-10

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 4 10:29 a.m. A petty theft was reported on Burton Place. 10:38 a.m. A burglary was reported on Abbotsford Place. 11:48 a.m. Serrano security turned over a bicycle found on Cabrito Drive. 6:06 p.m. Deputies arrested a 35-year-old woman on suspicion of public […]

Comments Off / August 16, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

White Rock Village Community Care Team makes a difference

White Rock Village's Community Care Team has logged countless hours giving back to those in need. Courtesy photo

The White Rock Village Community Care Team is committed to serving its community. The team consists mostly of residents who live at White Rock Village and have decided to give back to the neighborhood and community at large. The team of volunteers wear T-shirts that read on the back “Demonstrating our care by doing our neighbor good” […]

Comments Off / August 16, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Nutting files civil suit against the county, officials

Ray Nutting

Ousted District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting has filed a civil suit in United States District Court, Eastern District of California, seeking monetary damages of up to $2.7 million from El Dorado County and various current and former county leaders ($100,000 each) for alleged improprieties related to his removal from office in 2014. The filing notes that […]

1 Comment / August 15, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »