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CAPTAIN JACK SPARERIBS, aka Ace Miles, 49, from the Bay Area entertains the crowd gathered at Village Green Park Saturday for the annual pirate invastion, which benefits the El Dorado Hills Library. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The HMS Dauntless sailed into El Dorado Hills Saturday and its salty crew spent time educating young and old pirates at heart about life on the high seas. Sword fights, cannon blasts, catapults and lots of laughter filled Village Green Park on Saturday. The pirates appearance helped raise money for the El Dorado Hills Library. […]

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

Food Bank of El Dorado County to bring free Farmers Market to Green Valley Church

The Food Bank of El Dorado County, in partnership with California Emergency FoodLink will provide its second free Farmers Market of the season at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, at Green Valley Community Church in Placerville. Green Valley Community Church is located at 3500 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville. Join us the Food Bank for […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

More CSD woes: Former department manager sues

A former El Dorado Hills Community Services District department manager went public last week accusing the already battered district of wrongful termination and a basket full of inappropriate and illegal acts. Former public information officer and Support Services manager Deborah, “Debbie,” Kiley filed suit in El Dorado County Superior Court on July 29, alleging that […]

11 Comments / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye Foundation saves jobs

SHINGLE SPRINGS — At the Buckeye Union School District Board of Trustees meeting held Aug. 17 the board voted to utilize a recent grant from the private Buckeye Education Foundation to reinstate district physical education (P.E.) and library positions previously cut for the 2011-12 school year. “Thanks to the generosity of our community’s gifts to […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel rebuts charges on Tuesday night

Meeting to be open to public. Location moved to gym. El Dorado Hills CSD General Manager John Skeel faces off with his board on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting location has been moved to the CSD gymnasium to accommodate an anticipated large turnout. The board placed Skeel on paid leave June 20, […]

3 Comments / August 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Are you satisfied with the parks and the recreation programs in El Dorado Hills?

Asked by Mike Roberts in the Community Park.  

No Comment / August 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park indoor pot garden seized

MARIJUANA PLANTS in various stages of growth and related equipment were seized by detectives at 2907 Pasada Court in Cameron Park Thursday morning. Photo courtesy El Dorado County Sheriff's Department.

The relative tranquility of a quiet Cameron Park suburb was disturbed Aug. 18  by the long arm of the law, but locals were more than happy to forgive the ruckus. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, led by five of its detectives, raided a home on Pasada Court, putting to rest an elaborate indoor marijuana […]

No Comment / August 18, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »