Home » News You are browsing entries filed in “News”

People Talk: What do you like about doing business in El Dorado Hills?

Asked during the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce Biz Walk    

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Girl Scout’s delicious dream doubled

Nicole Shedd shows off some of the 200 cupcakes she and her fellow Girl Scouts from Troop 10 baked for the father/daughter dance last week. Photo by Julie Samrick

Nicole Shedd, a Lake Forest Elementary fourth grader, thought it would be cool for her Girl Scout troop to have their own unique project. After all, her younger brother had just finished building a race car for his Cub Scout den’s Pinewood Derby. Nicole recruited the nine other girls in her El Dorado Hills’ Girl […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Alcohol suspected in Francisco Drive rollover

That loud crashing that Marina residents heard on Saturday night was Liza Lombardi rolling her 1995 Nissan Pathfinder off Francisco Drive near Marina Park Drive, according to information from the California Highway Patrol. The 20-year-old woman was driving south on Francisco Drive when she reportedly  failed to negotiate a curve near Marina Park Drive just after […]

1 Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Biz Walk puts feet on street for local businesses

El Dorado Hills Chamber Board President Linda Ellen Anderson, who’s also a Coldwell Bank Realtor, left, and Chamber executive assistant Amanda Clemmons, center, chat with El Dorado Hills Taekwondo Center “Mater” Paul Olsen during the chamber’s annual Biz Walk. Photo courtesy of Rob Vomund

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce hit the bricks Friday afternoon to take the pulse of a local business community struggling for a piece of the sputtering economic recovery. For the fifth year running, or in this case walking, teams of chamber members, county officials and regional chamber partners canvassed El Dorado Hills asking […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Marine safe at home

Corporal Steven J. Ulrich holds up the banner family and friends greeted him with at Sacramento International Airport. Ulrich is a sniper scout with the U.S. Marines, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Division he arrived home earlier this month after having been deployed to Afghanistan since September 2011.

Friday the 13th was a lucky day for Steven Ulrich and his family as they welcomed  their son, Cpl. Steven J. Ulrich, 24, home from Sangin, Afghanistan where he has been deployed since September. Cpl. Ulrich, a sniper scout with the U.S. Marines, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Division returned to his family home in El […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Firefighters battle rapids during swift-water training

Firefighters pull a "€œvictim" from the rushing waters of the South Fork of the American River Thursday during swift-water rescue training. El Dorado €ˆHills firefighters teamed up with Stockton'€™s water rescue team to learn how to read the water and save lives. Village Life photos by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills firefighters spent some time on the South Fork’s Troublemaker rapids last week but the real trouble came when they invited Village Life on a boat ride. Ever heard the phrase “taco shelling a boat?” The related dousing I received was all in the name of training as local firefighters teamed up with […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

A taste of success

Angelina Truscelli, left, and Mishelle Eberhard won this year's Trojan Iron Chef Competition by creating a three-course meal featuring homemade salsa, steak fajitas and ice cream in a caramel cup. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Vanilla ice cream in a caramel lattice cup topped with a cinnamon tortilla chip won the judges’ votes at the third annual Trojan Iron Chef Competition held last week. Oak Ridge High School juniors Mishelle Eberhard, 17, and Angelina Truscelli, 17, took top honors with this delicious creation, paired with their homemade salsa and tortilla […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »