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Updated: EDH home gutted

FIREFIGHTERS work to put out a residential structure fire at 2790 Aberdeen Lane in El Dorado Hills Sunday. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

The homeowner who lost everything after fire ripped through an Aberdeen Lane house mid-Sunday morning has been identified as Chris Bryan, who lived at the residence with his wife and two boys. At about 10:12 a.m. firefighters responded to a call at 2790 Aberdeen Lane and found the two-story home fully involved and a patch of […]

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

Bodacious Babes recovering

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Kathi Sturgeon, one of two women struck by a drunk driver while riding along El Dorado Hills Boulevard in June 2008, leads a ride with more than 30 friends on that familiar path to commemorate the accident that injured her and friend Kathy Hurd. The short ride to “the rocks” at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday […]

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

Folsom’s south of 50 EIR OK’d

The Folsom City Council chamber was standing-room only as the council met on June 14 to approve the environmental impact report/environmental impact statement on the approximately 3,600 acres specific plan development between Highway 50 and White Rock Road south of the city. “I’ve been working on this for 17 years,” said council member Kerri Howell, […]

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

Offensive headstones will be replaced

Thirty-six racially offensive gravestones have been removed and will be replaced by new stones at Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery in El Dorado Hills. El Dorado County Chief Administrative Officer Terri Daly signed an agreement with the California Prison Industry Authority June 8, under which inmates will provide both skilled and unskilled labor for the project. […]

No Comment / June 16, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fire dept. plans drill

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department will conduct a multi-agency wildland fire exercise from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, on the west side of El Dorado Hills; Fire apparatus will move in and out of the Ridgeview and Promontory villages throughout the operational period of the exercise. The incident command post will […]

No Comment / June 16, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Steven Colver guilty

Steven Colver receives a guilty verdict El Dorado County Courthouse. Pool photo

On the two year anniversary of the discovery of Joanne Witt’s body in her El Dorado Hills home, Steven “Boston” Colver was convicted of the 47-year-old woman’s first-degree murder. News of the verdict came less than 24 hours after jurors began deliberations Tuesday afternoon. Colver, 21, along with attorney Dain Weiner, arrived in the Placerville […]

6 Comments / June 15, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Officials break out the golden shovels for new school

CLASS BEGINS — Larry Gualco for Lennar Communities, EDHCSD General Manager John Skeel, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Vicki Barber, Buckeye USD Board President Winston Pingrey, Mike McDougall with AKT Development and Buckeye USD Superintendent Terry Wenig dig up the first of many shovels full of dirt needed to construct the district's newest elementary school. Village Life Photo by Noel Stack

In one of her last official duties as Buckeye Union School District’s superintendent, Terry Wenig started a new project — the construction of the district’s sixth elementary school. Wenig welcomed her school board members, county officials, development company representatives and other guests to the new school’s groundbreaking ceremony in the Blackstone community off Latrobe Road […]

No Comment / June 15, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »