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A worthy Eagle Scout project

Boy Scout Max Goldsworthy is collecting bicycles for children and adults. With help from Cycles 4 Hope, the Eagle Scout hopeful plans to restore the bikes and give them to the needy; a collection event will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, at the El Dorado Hills Raley's. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Eagle Scout prospect Max Goldsworthy knows that hard work and perseverance pay off and he wants other people to have the opportunities he’s had to lead a successful life. To that end, the 15-year-old has dedicated his Eagle Scout project to those less fortunate. He’s collecting used and unwanted bicycles, refurbishing them and giving them to people […]

No Comment / July 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Freeway closed for more blasting

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full closures of both directions of U.S. 50 between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Bass Lake Road, as well as closures of the Latrobe Road on-ramp to eastbound U.S. Highway 50, the Bass Lake Road on-ramp to westbound U.S. Highway 50, and White […]

No Comment / July 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hearings scheduled for General Plan amendments

PLACERVILLE —Beginning on Aug. 4, the El Dorado County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing consisting of a series of ongoing meetings to receive comments on the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update (TGPA-ZOU) project, and to prepare a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors at the project hearing anticipated to be […]

No Comment / July 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: July 17-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Keyed July 17: A vandal caused more than $1,000 in damage to a vehicle parked on Wilson Boulevard. Pot discovery July 17: Deputies serving a warrant at a Valley View Parkway apartment reportedly found the 26-year-old man in possession of marijuana plants. Food fight […]

No Comment / July 24, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Free trees for Joining the Arbor Day Foundation

NEBRASKA CITY, NEB. — Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will  receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time […]

No Comment / July 24, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

School board has vacancy

On July 9, El Dorado County Board of Education Member Matt Boyer submitted his letter of resignation, after representing District 1 (El Dorado Hills) for more than a decade. The El Dorado County Board of Education will consider making an appointment to fill this vacancy at a special meeting scheduled for July 31 at 11:30 a.m. […]

No Comment / July 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Bring the heat to new batting cage

El Dorado Hills resident Bud Carroll pitches to son Ben Carroll in a new batting cage built for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and El Dorado Hills Little League's joint use. CSD Sports Coordinator Frank Sianez said Carroll was instrumental in getting the cage, located at CSD East field, built. Up to four players may practice simultaneously. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

A new Community Park batting cage  marks a win-win for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and El Dorado Hills Little League. “The old batting cage was an eye sore,” said EDHCSD Sports Coordinator Frank Sianez. “It was so dilapidated and hardly ever used we completely tore it down and rebuilt it from scratch […]

No Comment / July 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »