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Dog park funding

The El Dorado Dog Owners Guild is sponsoring the planned El Dorado Hills dog park and another in Cameron Park. EDDOG members are actively raising funds to pay for the parks. Thus far they’ve raised $53,000 of the estimated $200,000 cost of the El Dorado Hills dog park, according to their website: eddog.com. The El […]

No Comment / September 26, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

CSD approves park environmental update

Community Park Master Plan

Dog park, basketball court, playgrounds and bathrooms in latest master plan update The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors adopted an update to the Community Park’s 2002 environmental report during a special board meeting and hearing last week, a prerequisite for future improvements to the park, most notably a dog park. The Community […]

No Comment / September 26, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Arena plaza design finalist thinks big

Gary Bladen1

Gary Bladen is not afraid to think big. When Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson invited “citizen architects” to submit their designs for a public component of his proposed downtown sports and entertainment complex, the 23-year-old El Dorado Hills native responded. He got help from local landscape architect Leah Bray, who authored the artist rendering of Bladen’s […]

No Comment / September 26, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Snap to it: EDH fitness center wants you to walk/run for the cure

MY MILES COUNT —€” Snap Fitness club associate Mike Taylor tries out the PINK 625T Cybex treadmill at the gym. For every mile logged on the treadmill in October Cybex, Snap Fitness and community partners will donate money to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Want to do something to celebrate/honor someone you know who has been touched by breast cancer? Lace up and head to Snap Fitness in El Dorado Hills, where owner Cynthia Breazeale recently installed a PINK 625T Cybex treadmill. For every mile logged on the treadmill in October — Breast Cancer Awareness Month — Cybex, Snap […]

No Comment / September 26, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rolling Hills Middle School hits impressive API score

School celebrates a 20 point gain over last year’s performance index  Rolling Hills Middle School’s Bengal Tigers faculty and students are roaring with pride over the recent release of statewide Academic Performance Index scores that showed the 1,000-student middle school easily surpassed the 900 level for the first time. The state API measures the year-over-year […]

No Comment / September 23, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mittelman murder trial: Ex-wife’s autopsy results revealed

A litany of health problems threatened a premature end to the life of Valerie Rita Mittelman. But it was a single gunshot wound to the head that ultimately killed the 63-year-old El Dorado Hills woman on June 17, 2010. El Dorado County jurors Tuesday learned that Valerie Mittelman suffered only one injury on the evening […]

No Comment / September 23, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mittelman trial: Defendant videotaped during detainment

Steven Mittelman sits in court during the first day of his trial.

While handcuffed and detained in the back of a patrol car parked outside of his El Dorado Hills apartment, Steven Howard Mittelman watched El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies investigate the reported suicide of his ex-wife on the evening of June 17, 2010. It was earlier that night when Mittelman dialed 911 and frantically told an […]

No Comment / September 22, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »