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Mittleman jury selected; trial set

Following several days of questioning, jurors were seated last week for the upcoming trial of an El Dorado Hills man accused of fatally shooting his ex-wife last year. The 12-person jury for the first-degree murder trial of Steve Howard Mittelman will consist of six men and six women. The four-person alternate pool will feature two […]

No Comment / September 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Firefighters Association brews it up

STILL ENJOYING each other's company after 25 years, Mike and Sam Cole of El Dorado Hills have a night out at the 39th annual Wine, Cheese & Brew Festival sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Firefighter's Association. Village Life photo photo by Shelly Thorene

The El Dorado Hills Firefighters’ Association knows how to throw a party. Saturday guests at the association’s 39th annual Wine, Cheese & Brew Festival enjoyed great beer and wine tasting, delicious food and a gleaming car show. To round out the fun, Hip Service had the crowd dancing on the old El Dorado Hills Golf […]

No Comment / September 12, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Gertsch defends HR manager

CSD Board President Guy Gertsch responded to local media allegations that Human Resources Director Tracey Lynn Lowry either hired or promoted friends, family members and even her own nanny. Lowry was the alleged whistleblower in the district’s charges against General Manager John Skeel, who’s in the process of being reinstated. Gertsch confirmed that Lowry’s husband […]

5 Comments / September 12, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Bill Delaney describes 9/11 Pentagon attack from inside

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Terrorists attack the Pentagon At 8:20 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2011, air traffic controllers cleared American Airlines Flight 77 for take-off to Los Angeles. At 8:50 a.m. the pilot reported cruising at 34,000 ft. over the Ohio-Kentucky border to an Indianapolis County air traffic controller. After that, the controller lost contact with the plane. No […]

No Comment / September 11, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People Talk: What’s your economic stimulus plan?

 

No Comment / September 09, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

9/11 memorialized on “The Rocks”

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Local firefighters painted El Dorado Hills’ signature rock to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The terrorists’ attacks killed 343 firefighters and paramedics, along with 37 Port Authority officers and 23 police officers. All told, 2,819 people died in New York, Washington, D.C., and in a Pennsylvania field. Rolling Hills Christian Church invites the public […]

1 Comment / September 09, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CSD scores a new scoreboard

SCORE — EDHCSD Recreation Supervisor Frank Sianez, construction inspector Darrah Ramsbotham and special projects manager Kent Oakley stand under the new scoreboard at the El Dorado Hills CSD gym. Funding for the scoreboard and basketball hoop backboards came from a fundraiser organized by Sianez' wife, Nancy. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Every time Frank Sianez walks into the El Dorado Hills Community Services District gym he’ll get to look at his birthday present, all 9 feet by 6 feet, 4 inches of it. For the CSD recreation supervisor’s 60th birthday his wife of 23 years, Nancy, spearheaded a fundraising effort that collected nearly $18,000 for a […]

1 Comment / September 09, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »