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Former DA gets a DUI

Gary Lacy

A former district attorney was arrested on March 30 for allegedly driving while under the influence. At 3:45 a.m., an El Dorado County Deputy Sheriff stopped a black Hyundai Sonata for impeding traffic on El Dorado Hills Boulevard south of Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills, a press release from the California Highway Patrol states. […]

3 Comments / April 08, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 27 through April 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Tools taken March 27: Someone stole tools and construction materials from a truck parked on Ventura Way. Busted March 28: Deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy found on Beechwood Court allegedly in possession of stolen items taken during a recent vehicle burglary. The suspect was […]

Comments Off / April 04, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Biz Walk time

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the El Dorado County Office of Economic Development, will conduct the Biz Walk on April 10. Teams will visit and interview our business community to identify key business development and retention issues. This is an opportunity for business owners to voice their concerns and for the EDH Chamber […]

Comments Off / April 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘V’ for Victory: Student headed to state science fair

Golden Hills student Paloma DiMugo shows off her winning science project. She heads to the California State Science Fair later this month. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Three Golden Hills School seventh graders placed in last month’s Sacramento Regional Science and Engineering Fair and one of them will take her science project to the California State Science Fair. Paloma DiMugo, 12, took first place in the regional competition in the category of Physical Science with her project that explored why birds fly […]

Comments Off / April 01, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Supervisors approve web portal and TOT grant program

The Transient Occupancy Tax will fund a new website promoting the county, an aggressive  grant acquisition program and mini-grants to “fabric-of-the-community” groups. The Board of Supervisors also tacked an additional year onto six current arts and tourism contracts funded by the 10 percent add-on to room rates in El Dorado County. The decisions were based on recommendations […]

Comments Off / April 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County Ranked 6th Healthiest in California

El Dorado County has been ranked as the 6th healthiest county in California, according to a national report just published by the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The County Health Rankings Report, a report published annually since 2010, ranks each county within each state on how healthy people […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Run for Ruff

The entire community is invited to participate in the inaugural Ruff Road Race, held rain or shine, on Sunday, May 5, at Oak Ridge High School. This special race honors friend and former Track and Field Coach Josh Ruff, who lost his life last year in a tragic winery accident where he worked part time […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »