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Residents begin community planning; Parker moves forward with project

After 91 percent of El Dorado Hills residents who voted Nov. 3 voiced their support for open space, a group of about 40 residents kept the momentum going by offering next steps at a kickoff meeting last Monday night. The United Neighborhoods of El Dorado Hills aims to bring all 72 villages together to develop […]

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Limited enrollment open at Union Mine

The El Dorado Union High School District recently announced that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2016-17 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. Beginning Nov. 20, applicants may […]

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Mik gets recall notice

Ron Mikulaco

District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco received his notice of intention to circulate a recall petition at the Nov. 17 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting. Prior to this action, Mikulaco told Village Life feedback from his constituents continues to be “very good,” and said they recognize him as a “very hard worker and a very knowledgeable representative of […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 12-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Nov. 12 9:27 a.m. Someone broke into a vehicle parked on Serrano Parkway and stole items. Nov. 13 7:42 a.m. Deputies pulled over a vehicle on Lassen Lane and discovered the 22-year-old driver was driving on a suspended license. She was cited and her car […]

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Supervisors update planning documents

After two-and-a-half days deep in the weeds, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 13 voted tentatively to adopt a range of recommendations that will lead to General Plan amendments and a change in the county’s Zoning Ordinance. The project titled the Targeted General Plan Amendments and  Zoning Ordinance Update (TGPA-ZOU) required an extensive […]

Comments Off / November 19, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Superintendent Meyers resigns

El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Jeremy Meyers stepped down from his position, it was announced at a special El Dorado County Board of Education meeting Monday morning. The board unanimously accepted Meyers’ resignation, which came less than two weeks after he crashed his truck into a utility box in Placerville and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the […]

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Girl Scouts ensure old flags get proper respect

Carina Baxter, left, and her twin sister Alaina pose by the flag retirement box they built for their Girl Scout Silver Awards. Residents are encourages to drop their tattered flags in the box at El Dorado Hills Fire Station 85. Photo by Roberta Long

For people who don’t know what to do with their old, tattered, torn and faded American flags, El Dorado Hills Girl Scouts Alaina and Carina Baxter have a solution. The 14-year-old twins, freshman students at Oak Ridge High School, designed and built a flag retirement box to earn their Girl Scout Silver Awards. It sits […]

1 Comment / November 16, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »