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Attic fire destroys EDH home

Firefighters douse flames in a Reem Court home's attic. Falling roof tiles prevented crews from battling the blaze inside the home. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Firefighters threatened by a collapsing roof and falling tiles had to retreat from a burning Reem Court home Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured in the blaze that destroyed the Highland View neighborhood residence. At 1:05 p.m. El Dorado Hills Fire received the call after the family, two adults and four children, noticed smoke coming out […]

Comments Off / November 15, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Be safe and smart this holiday season

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office wishes for everyone to have a safe and enjoyable holiday season, and has the following safety tips to offer: • Do not drink and drive. • Do not leave presents visible in your parked car, while shopping. • Lock your doors and windows when you leave your house. • […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH’s “unofficial” Christmas tree returns

For years El Doado Hills firefighters decorated the “unofficial” community Christmas tree at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. The sparkling tree at the corner of El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Lassen Lane brightened the major thoroughfare, spreading holiday joy to those driving, riding and walking by between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Unfortunately, several […]

Comments Off / November 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Locals appointed to state posts

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently announced the following appointments. Elaine Howle, 54, of El Dorado Hills has been appointed state auditor for the California State Auditor’s Office. Howle has served in multiple positions at the California State Auditor’s Office since 1993, including state auditor, deputy state auditor and principal auditor. She served as supervising […]

Comments Off / November 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Parker Development unveils new projects

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Projects include Marble Valley, Serrano Westside, Pedregal and Lime Rock Parker Development officials unveiled proposals for four large residential projects this week. If approved and built, the projects will further shape the community Bill Parker helped define, pumping more than $1 billion into the local economy, bringing jobs and providing rooftops local business owners say […]

Comments Off / November 13, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Witness the historic writing of a Torah

FOLSOM — The Torah, also known as The Old Testament/Five Books of Moses, is the most precious article in Jewish life. For the last five years, Chabad Community Center – Folsom has used torahs generously lent to it to conduct services. But on Nov. 18 that will begin to change. On that day Rabbi Yitzchok Raskin, […]

Comments Off / November 12, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,News | Read More »

Obama’s ground game in El Dorado Hills

“We did it” – Members of Foothills Moving Forward celebrate on election night. They made an estimated 10,000 calls to battleground states from their headquarters in the El Dorado Hills Business Park Tuesday, part of the Obama campaign’s sophisticated “ground game,” deftly executed by thousands of volunteers across the country. The local organization was led by Joni Remer, center-left, hands folded and mouth open. Other celebrants include Robin Carter at left, Lynn Hadjian, seated with mouth agape, Sam Phelan at far right and Daniel Stephenson, right front. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

In the days following last week’s election, pundits on both sides, including the respective campaign managers, cited the Obama campaign’s ground game strategy as a huge reason the president did so well in critical battleground states. The business end of that strategy was executed by a couple hundred enthusiastic volunteers in an El Dorado Hills […]

6 Comments / November 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »