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Grand Jury applications are now available

Beginning now, the citizens of El Dorado County once again have the opportunity to become a part of the 2014-15 Civil Grand Jury of El Dorado County. The Grand Jury is an excellent vehicle for committed men and women to keep government close to and responsible to all of our county’s citizens. Applicants must be […]

No Comment / April 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Past due state taxes bring arrest

Guy Archbold

An El Dorado Hills Man was arrested on April 15 on charges of tax evasion. A Franchise Tax Board press release stated that Guy Archbold, 62, a CEO for a software company, was charged with alleged tax evasion for failing to file state income tax for 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2012. He also allegedly failed […]

No Comment / April 17, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Spring fun is in the air

Brittany, 8, Ashlyn, 4 and Hailey Stairs, 11, who are visting from Florida, pose with Peter Cottontail at the Easter Eggstravaganza & Town Center Egg Hunt in El Dorado Hills on Saturday, April 12. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for this past weekend’s activities at El Dorado Hills Town Center. Plenty of sunshine inspired families to get out and have fun. Thursday through Sunday, Butler Amusements brought its rides and games out for the Spring Carnival, which benefitted Oak Ridge High School’s basketball program. Saturday morning, children […]

No Comment / April 14, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Bowl For Kids on May 3

Whether you bowl strikes or gutter balls, Big Brothers Big Sisters wants you on its team for this year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake — a community challenge to support at-risk youth and families in El Dorado County. This family-friendly event takes place from non to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at Folsom Bowl, 511 […]

No Comment / April 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Community supports Grayson’s fight against leukemia

GRAYSON KLEINKNIGHT, 7, plays with a IiPad at his home. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

He’s been a Wild Thing and a ghost from Beetlejuice, a Renaissance peasant child and he’s learning to sword fight. Grayson Kleinknight, 7, is also learning, along with his family, how to battle Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. “I learned the most important move in winning,” said Grayson, referring to sword fighting. “It’s to never make the […]

No Comment / April 14, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Candidates busy raising money

Election hopefuls are in the process of adding to their war chests using cash and in-kind contributions, fund raising and loans to finance their campaigns. As of March, this is what candidates have raised and spent according to filings with the California Secretary of State or the El Dorado County Elections Department. Elected department heads […]

No Comment / April 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Submit entry forms now for the El Dorado County Fair

PLACERVILLE — Whether your peach cobbler is the best on the block, your pig the plumpest in the barn, or your web design simply “stellar,” now’s the time to submit your entry form to participate in the 2014 El Dorado County Fair. Dozens of categories offer participants the chance to showcase nearly every imaginable talent […]

No Comment / April 13, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »