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Join sheriff’s Citizens Academy

Sheriff John D’Agostini and members of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department would like to invite the people of El Dorado County to the upcoming El Dorado County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. This academy will familiarize El Dorado County residents with many aspects of law enforcement and the role the Sheriff’s Office plays in our community. […]

No Comment / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Restored Porsche earns People’s Choice Award

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El Dorado Hills residents Bryan and Mary Hayes stand by their 1964 Cabriolet, which earned the People’s Choice Award at A Day in the hills, an event hosted by David Girard. Thirty-five five Porsches of various models and ages were on display. El Dorado Hills artist Joey Cattone painted the picture held by Mary. It […]

No Comment / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Election filing period looms

The nomination period for the Nov. 8, 2011 Consolidated Districts Election runs through Aug. 12, at 5 p.m. For offices where the incumbent fails to file by the deadline, the nomination period will be extended to Aug. 17, at 5 p.m. An incumbent may not file during the extension period. Declaration of Candidacy papers may […]

No Comment / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Enjoy an evening out and help support local foster children

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Foster Family Service, is hosting a charity event “David Garabaldi Live” on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Cameron Park Community Center, 6 to 9:30 p.m. Garibaldi is a 27-year-old artist that creates 6-foot portraits of pop icons in minutes to music. His dynamic show, “Rhythm and Hue,” has taken him around the world performing for […]

No Comment / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom man earns Veterans Affairs post

SACRAMENTO — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently appointed Trevor Albertson, 31, of Folsom, as deputy secretary of veterans services at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Albertson, a Democrat, is a captain with more than nine years of commissioned service in the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve. He has served as an intelligence […]

No Comment / August 01, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grass fire scorches 2 acres in Serrano

A SUNDAY FIRE came close to homes in Serrano but thanks to firefighters' quick work and the community's defensible space no structures were really threatened. Photo by Chuck Seaborg

El Dorado Hills firefighters made quick work of a 2-plus acre wildland fire Sunday afternoon. The fire worried residents who saw the field directly behind their home consumed by flames, but never directly threatened any homes. Fire Marshal Jim O’Camb said that the fire appeared to start near a trail in the green belt southeast of Borders […]

2 Comments / August 01, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Skeel, EDHCSD board break media silence

JOHN SKEEL speaks about the problems he said he encountered while working as the El Dorado Hills Community Services District general manager. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“As naïve as it may sound, I’m still hopeful that I can get my job back,” said John Skeel. “I’ve done nothing wrong.” The gloves came off last week in what’s shaping up as a battle royale between the El Dorado Hills Community Services District board and their soon-to-be-former General Manager John Skeel, who was […]

No Comment / August 01, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »