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Skeel, CSD board ‘put down the weapons’

Suspended El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager John Skeel’s return appears imminent, based on comments coming out of the closed session meeting between Skeel and the SD Board of Directors last week. Skeel and board President Guy Gertsch characterized recent discussions as positive and productive. Neither would divulge the terms of the proposed remediation, but both […]

No Comment / October 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Trees for troops is a community gift

Geri Hyder shows off some of the letters and cards she will include in the Trees for Troops boxes for overseas military personnel.

CAMINO — For the past 32 years Indian Rock Tree Farm has been sending Christmas trees to El Dorado County service men and women deployed overseas. They’ve been supplying the trees for the program for even longer — since Carl Borelli, the late El Dorado County supervisor and Placerville mayor, started the program during the […]

No Comment / October 19, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Fire Safe Council welcomes new executive coordinator

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council named Cari DeWolf as its executive coordinator. DeWolf brings extensive experience in business and program administration from the non-profit, public and private sectors that will be an asset to the EDC Fire Safe Council and its efforts to increase defensible space against wildfire within our county. This year, […]

No Comment / October 18, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Mr. 9,000 tries to strike out old record

It’s not every day we have a Guinness Book of World Records champion in our community gearing up for another record, and that’s what Mike Mosley will be doing on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Hard 90 Baseball Academy in El Dorado Hills. Known as Mr. 9,000 for his world-record feat of accurately and rapidly […]

No Comment / October 18, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Drop off your drugs on Prescription Drug Take-back Day

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-back Day on Oct. 29. This is an opportunity for county residents to dispose of old and unwanted prescription drugs. Three sites will be operating where these drugs can be disposed of free with no […]

No Comment / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What’s the most interesting thing you’ve found when cleaning up?

Asked at the El Dorado Hills Community Clean-up event held Saturday.

No Comment / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Court of honor: Basketball court named for accident victim

United for Josh —€” Anderson family friend Robyn Steward and CSD Director Bill Vandegrift join Josh Anderson's mother Kelley, and brothers John and Jeff, standing left to right, as well as Josh's father Joseph, seated, at the site where the CSD will build the Josh Anderson Basketball Court. The project is scheduled to begin next spring. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Joseph Anderson couldn’t stop from tearing up Thursday evening. Joy and sadness overcame the father as the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors approved a resolution to name the planned Community Park basketball court after Josh Anderson, Joseph and Kelley Anderson’s son who tragically died in a car wreck on El Dorado […]

1 Comment / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »