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TIM fees reduced

El Dorado County builders, developers and do-it-yourselfers may have caught a break last Tuesday when the county Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to reduce Traffic Impact Mitigation fees. Interim Department of Transportation Director Kim Kerr delivered a slide presentation titled “2012 TIM Fee Update” which described actions taken by DOT and the Chief Administrative Office […]

No Comment / February 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Latrobe/EDH fire agreement is a done deal

The El Dorado Hills Fire District will share initial dispatch responsibility for an estimated 60 emergency calls in Latrobe each year with the Latrobe Fire Protection District under the terms of a agrrement that both district boards approved last week. The annual cost to Latrobe is $25,000. The agreement formalizes and strengthens a role that […]

No Comment / February 19, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: How do you like to enjoy your glass of wine?

Asked at the Syrah Day event hosted by the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce.  

No Comment / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Consider hosting an exchange student

Coordinators for Cultural Homestay International are currently seeking host families in the El Dorado Hills/Cameron Park area. Cultural Homestay International is a non-profit educational program that brings students from all over the world to North American high schools and families. The program gives families the opportunity to share their way of life and values with a high school […]

No Comment / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Flying high at 16

Austin Bowa sits in a Robinson R 22 helicopter at the Auburn Airport on his sixteenth birthday after his first solo flight. Bowa is from El Dorado Hills and took lessons at the airport for a year. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

EDH teen becomes a helicopter pilot Come their 16th birthday many teenagers celebrate that milestone with cake and getting their learner’s permit. Not Austin Bowa, who turned 16 on Valentine’s Day. He chose to celebrate his birthday by taking his first solo flight in a tiny two-seater helicopter at the Auburn Airport. After all, flying helicopters […]

No Comment / February 16, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 8-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Gate gone Feb. 8: Homeowners who bought a Terracina Drive property at auction reported that the previous homeowners stole a dog gate and damages the cement. Keys found Feb. 8: A set of car keys was found on Latham Lane and turned into the […]

No Comment / February 16, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Community Foundation names new officers, board members

The El Dorado Community Foundation Board of Directors recently announced new officers as follows: Board President John Black; Vice President Paul Zappettini; Secretary Charlie Stephens and Treasurer Chris Reeg. Maureen Carter is the past president. Black has served on the board since January 2007. Black was born in San Francisco and graduated from the University of […]

No Comment / February 15, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »