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Three Scouts soar

Eagle Scouts Sergio Quilici, Chris Wilcox and Matt Lee, left to right, are from Troop 454. Courtesy photo

Boy Scouts Sergio Quilici, Chris Wilcox and Matt Lee will share an important ceremony Saturday. All three have reached the rank of Eagle Scout. The 18-year-olds from Troop 454 are from the Phoenix Patrol and started their scouting adventure together at the age of 6. Their Eagle Scout Ceremony will be held at  1 p.m. at  St. Stephens […]

No Comment / April 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Welcome Home fund created for vets memorial

El Dorado County heralds one of the most well-planned and beautifully executed veterans’ memorial sites in the entire country. Since 1997 an active, energetic group named the Friends of the Veterans Monument, led by Rich Buchanan of Placerville, has been creating this place to come reflect, to remember and to honor the men and women […]

No Comment / April 12, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Camera club shoots in the dark

On Thursday April 19, the El Dorado Camera Club will host Pedro Perez, a photography teacher with Sacramento City College, who will speak on night photography. The 7 p.m. lecture is free, open to the public and will be held at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. The class will photograph the […]

No Comment / April 09, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Backyard chicken advocate proposes Ridgeview CC&R changes

Chicken man — Roger Taylor loves his hens, so much so that he’s trying to amend his Ridgeview Village 8 CC&Rs to allow them. Taylor, a Master Gardener, touts the health benefits of eating out of his organic garden, which also houses his eight happy hens. The CSD’s CC&R subcommittee gave him six months to get three fourths of his neighbors to sign off on his proposed amendment. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Roger Taylor wants chickens allowed in El Dorado Hills back yards, and not just on the grill. He proposes softening rules that currently prohibit the fryer-friendly fowl, citing successful backyard chicken ordinances in exurban communities throughout the state, including the upscale enclaves Orinda, Walnut Creek and Danville. Taylor, 67, is a retired dentist, a successful real estate investor […]

7 Comments / April 09, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

It’s all fun and games at the CSD egg hunt

Madison Wanland, 7 months old, of El Dorado Hills, checks out the eggs in her basket after the Spring Egg Hunt Saturday at El Dorado Hills Community Park. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Hundreds of children dressed in their Easter best lined up at El Dorado Hills Community Park Saturday morning, patiently waiting to fill their baskets with all the eggs littered on the ground. Once again the El Dorado Hills Community Services District held a fun and sunny Spring Egg Hunt. The Easter Bunny made an appearance, […]

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People Talk: Why did you move to El Dorado Hills?

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Folsom Lake College hosts Earth Week events

Folsom Lake College celebrates Earth Week, April 16-20, with a wide variety of free activities sponsored in part by the college’s Eco Club, El Dorado Center Student Activities Club and Associated Student Organization, along with select local businesses and many faculty and staff volunteers. The community is invited to participate in these events, which will be […]

No Comment / April 06, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »