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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 […]

8 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, […]

No Comment / April 09, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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

1 Comment / April 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 »

Oak Ridge Sports Boosters host Blue & Gold Auction

The Oak Ridge High School Sports Boosters club invites everyone to the 12th annual Blue & Gold Auction and Dinner on Saturday, April 21, 6:30 to 11:30 p.m., at Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills in Town Center. “The Sports Booster Club supports the Oak Ridge Athletic Program through fundraising and team parent involvement,” said Kari Rivera, […]

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

Cameron Park Crime Watch: April

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Unfair April 2: A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on Fairway Drive. Taken April 2: A grand theft was reported on  Los Santos Drive. No paper trail April 3: A 29-year-old man received a citation after deputies reportedly caught him […]

No Comment / April 05, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 28 through April 4

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Tampering March 29: A Valley View Parkway resident reported that someone tampered with his vehicle. Scary situation March 29: A 14-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly held a knife to a 13-year-old boy’s throat on Francisco Drive. Blowing off steam March 31: A […]

No Comment / April 05, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »