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Community-based process may be future of planning

Community-based planning is riding into El Dorado County on a wave of residents who want to have a greater impact on how communities are developed — or not developed. It is perhaps a logical outgrowth of the movement that began several years ago with the creation of Save Our County and the Shingle Springs Community Alliance. […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A happy birthday for the woman who can fly

Doris Lockness, aviatrix extraordinaire, turned 106 this month. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

At 106 years old El Dorado Hills resident Doris Lockness is a marvel and it’s not just because of her age. Decades before the feminist movement Doris was a pilot, flying small airplanes during World War II until the brink of the 21st century. She was only the 55th woman in the world to earn a commercial […]

8 Comments / February 24, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 11-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Feb. 11 2:30 p.m. Deputies caught a 25-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman allegedly trying to purchase gift cards using stolen credit cards at a Town Center business. Feb. 12 11:19 a.m. A petty theft was reported in Town Center. 11:36 a.m. Mail theft […]

Comments Off / February 23, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Kraus running for Senate seat

Jason Kraus

El Dorado Hills resident Jason Kraus has announced his intention to run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Barbara Boxer. The candidate vows to “replace, reclaim and restore America one voice, one vote at a time.” “I am offering to serve the wonderful residents of California in the greatest country in the history of man,” Kraus, […]

Comments Off / February 23, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Residents continue to reduce water use

For the month of January El Dorado Irrigation customers reduced their water use by 25 percent compared to January 2013. The cumulative water savings since June 2015 remains at 30 percent. EID is required to reduce its water consumption by 28 percent from June 2015 through February 2016, compared to the same months in 2013, under […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Students to celebrate diversity

Heritage Festival Buckeye Unions School District’s annual Heritage Festival will be held at Camerado Springs Middle School, 2480 Merrychase Drive in Cameron Park, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Firday. March 11. The Heritage Festival is an opportunity to introduce students to different countries and cultures through music, dance, art and food. Families are invited to join […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Veterans Memorial Park stalled for funds

Veterans Memorial Park  plans call for a memorial garden, courtyard and a 100-year journey through American conflicts. File photo

Veterans Memorial Park Executive Committee members wanted to be clear when they spoke at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s February Board of Directors meeting, declaring, “We’re still here; don’t forget about us.” Since 2009 a group of residents and veterans has worked tirelessly to bring a veterans memorial to El Dorado Hills. The location […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »