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EDH Girl Scouts donate bags to Shriners

Girl Scouts do good — left to right, Lauren Rodenberg, Chloe Erickson, Brooke Black, Julia Bird, Kate Morgan, Emma Wise, Christina Lindblom, Reese Ferriman, Ryan Cummings, Shelby Green, Elizabeth Ramin and Nikki Spies gather outside the hospital where they dropped off waiting room bags. Not pictured,  Charli Gaal. Courtesy photo

Girl Scout troop 1879 assembled and delivered more than 200 waiting room bags filled with coloring books, notepads, crayons, colored pencils and stickers for young patients at Shriners Hospital earlier this month. Each waiting room bag is filled with items to keep 2- to 16-year-olds busy, said co-leader Julie Cummings. At the start of the school year the […]

Comments Off / November 22, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Community survey kick-off a success

Cindy Munt, Patricia Seide and Maura Tierney mingle after taking the community survey Tuesday night. Residents have until Dec. 19 to give their input on El Dorado Hill's future. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Despite the rain last Tuesday night, upwards of 250 people attended the sip-n-survey event at the California Welcome Center to weigh in El Dorado Hills’ future. From parks and trails to housing and traffic, the El Dorado Hills Community Economic Development Advisory Committee designed the 15-question survey to take the pulse of the people, saying […]

Comments Off / November 22, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Senior Day Care to open early 2014

The final part of the late Moni Gilmore’s dream will soon become a reality. Since the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved the El Dorado Hills Senior Day Care Center early this year, much work has happened behind the scenes. The fire marshal gave his stamp of approval; permits are being finalized. Now county […]

Comments Off / November 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 14-20

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandals strike Nov. 14: Vandalism was reported on Birchtree Circle. Turned in Nov. 14: A resident found ammunition (location not specified) and turned it in at the sheriff’s substation in Town Center. Warranted Nov. 14: Deputies arrested a 30-yea-old man after serving felony and […]

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Food bank needs help during the holidays

The holiday season is here — a wonderful time of the year that most people look forward to but it can be a time of sadness and depression for some of our neighbors who struggle to make ends meet. Many local residents are asking themselves right now, “How am I going to provide a holiday […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Thanksgiving fire safety tips

CAMINO — The Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire wants to make sure everyone’s Thanksgiving holiday is a fire safe holiday. “Did you know that across this nation there are approximately 2000 house fires reported on Thanksgiving Day, the highest number of house fires for any single day of the year?,” Unit Chief Kelly Keenan said. “These fires […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

What a view …. journey complete

The views around the Tahoe Rim Trail are spectacular, as El Dorado Hills hiker Shawn Burton found out on his journey. He finished the 167-mile hike in 13 days. Courtesy photo

This is the third and final installment of hiker Shawn Burton’s journal as he hiked the Tahoe Rim Trail last month. Oct. 13 One-hundred and eighteen miles complete, 49 miles to go. It’s been great getting to spend time with my brother. Today we hiked through the heart of Desolation Wilderness. We started out walking past Lake […]

2 Comments / November 20, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »