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Barber Jon’s moving

Barber Jon is moving his barbershop and curiosities museum to a new location in El Dorado Hills. Village Life file photo

Barber Jon’s World Famous Barber Shop is looking for a new home after 20 years being next to The Purple Place. The lease is up Oct. 31 and owner Jon Rivera said he has chosen not to renew it. At first Rivera said he wasn’t sure whether he’d move the business to Folsom or El Dorado […]

1 Comment / October 12, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Floating pump ensures water access

This floating pump will ensure El Dorado Hills residents have access to water from Folsom Lake, Courtesy photo

Earlier this year El Dorado Irrigation District installed a temporary emergency floating pump barge in Folsom Lake that will ensure access to drinking water supplies should the reservoir’s water level drop below existing intake levels. The District contracted with Pac Machine Company, Inc. of Sacramento for the rental of the barge for up to three months […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Fundraiser the perfect recipe to help the community

Renowned Chef Randy Aprill, poses with his wife Maryann, left, and Barbara Brown with the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills. Aprill will appear at a ALSF event later this month. Photo by Caroline Taylor

The Assistance League of Sierra Foothills, whose goal is to help children, families and seniors in need and to bring meaningful cultural events to the community, will host a culinary forum with three renowned chefs at 6 p.m. on Oct. 22 at the Folsom Community Center. Chef Randy Aprill, a resident of El Dorado Hills, is […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 1-7

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 1 7:10 a.m. Theft of power tools and equipment was reported at a White Rock Road construction site. 2 p.m. A grand theft was reported on Robert J Matthews Parkway. 4:30 p.m. Loss prevention staff detained a suspected shoplifter at a Post Street […]

Comments Off / October 11, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Vehicles shine at Niello Concours

Standing next to this 1948 Tucker designed by Alex Tremulis is Steve Tremulis, the designer's nephew, at Sunday's Niello Concours at Serrano. Tuckers were powered by a 335 cubic-inch (5.5L), 166 hp Franklin flat six originally designed for aviation use. Tucker designed a liquid cooling system for the originally air cooled engine, which was located in the rear of the car. Photo by Larry Weitzman

From humble beginnings, the Niello Concours has grown up and features plenty of everything — pre-war classics from Packard, Lincoln and Cadillac, half a dozen or so 1950s and ’60s muscle cars, more than two dozen Ferraris from a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE to a 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta and more than a dozen De […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Governor signs legislation benefiting connector

It was announced last week that Gov. Jerry Brown had signed legislation that will likely cut planning and construction costs for the Capital SouthEast Connector expressway project and help deliver the project more quickly. According to a press release, AB 1171, authored by Assemblyman Eric Linder of Corona and supported by the Connector Joint Power Authority, […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Fire budget hits snag before approval

Approval of the 2015-16 final budget appeared to be routine at last month’s El Dorado Hills Fire Board of Directors meeting. The board approved department reorganization at the Aug. 20 board meeting on a 3-1 vote. The reorganization adds a second deputy chief. One deputy chief will be in charge of Operations and Training. The other […]

2 Comments / October 06, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »