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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 »

Taylor Ferris is a top student

A big crowd congratulates Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Student of the Month Taylor Ferris, 11. The fifth grader holding his plaques is joined by Rescue Union School District Superintendent David Swart, Dad Hollis Ferris, step-mom Talis Ferris, brother Tarren Ferris, 9, Jackson School Principal Michele Miller, teacher Pam Banks, brother Devin Kemp, Rotary Club President Jeff England and grandma Dani Ferris, left to right. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Attentive and a role mode for others, fifth-grader Taylor Ferris was named the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Student of the Month at a recent meeting. “He’s always caring, considerate,” said Jackson Elementary School teacher Pam Banks, adding that she wished all her students paid as close attention as Taylor. “He’s just one of […]

1 Comment / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

When it rains, it pours … in the gym

Rainwater damaged the baseboards in the CSD gym and classrooms but Recreation Supervisor Frank Sianez said he thinks the gym's floor is OK. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Unexpected fall rain and a roof replacement do not mix. El Dorado Hills Community Services District staff found that out the hard way when rain last week and earlier this month made its way indoors. “It was literally raining in here,” said Frank Sianez, CSD recreation supervisor, as he stood in the gym and then […]

No Comment / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »