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EDH Fire strikes deals with employees

At last month’s El Dorado Hills Fire Board meeting three employment contracts received approval – the memorandum of understanding with the El Dorado Hills Professional Firefighters and agreements with unrepresented management and administrative support. All three will run through Sept. 30, 2019. Contracts expired last fall. Since then the fire board and group representatives have […]

1 Comment / May 18, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tireless senior celebrated

Hal Erpenbeck

El Dorado Hills resident Hal Erpenbeck was recognized by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and recently honored with a proclamation for his “dedicated service to the citizens of El Dorado County and El Dorado Hills.” Erpenbeck and his wife Barbara moved to El Dorado Hills from the Bay Area in 2002. Since then, […]

No Comment / May 17, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDSO facility loan: Clock’s ticking to save millions

The deadline to lock in a low interest rate on the loan for the new El Dorado County sheriff’s facility could come and go, resulting in a possible hit to taxpayers’ wallets. District 2 Supervisor Shiva Frentzen shared a recently sent letter explaining the problem. “The verbal update that I received from the assistant Chief Administrative Officer […]

No Comment / May 16, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Sarah Howell

Student of the Month Sarah Howell is seen here with, left to right, Buckeye Union School District Superintendent David Roth, Rescue Union School District Superintendent David Swart, Jackson Elementary School Principal Michele Miller, teacher Melissa Heninger, little brother Adam, 8, and proud parents Sean and Heather Howell. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills and Jackson Elementary School staff celebrated Student of the Month Sarah Howell at the May 11 meeting. “Sarah is the epitome of a hard worker,” said Principal Michele Miller, who added that she has enjoyed watching the fifth-grader blossom into a kind-hearted young adult. “I’m very proud of her,” […]

No Comment / May 16, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 29-May 4

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: April 29 7:48 a.m. A petty theft was reported on Starmount Way. April 30 12:02 p.m. A vehicle was reported stolen and later recovered on Post Street. 1:45 p.m. An unidentified person turned in ammunition for destruction at the sheriff’s substation in Town Center. […]

No Comment / May 11, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Voters have many choices in District 6 Assembly race

Eleven candidates are vying for the District 6 state Assembly seat, which includes portions of El Dorado, Placer and Sacramento counties. Bo Ambrozwicz (I) is proud of his independent affiliation. “Every election cycle we keep voting in the same old Democratic or Republican candidates who promise us the moon and when elected it goes back to […]

No Comment / May 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Library goes high-tech

El Dorado County Office of Education Communications Director Dina Gentry, left, shows off a phone cover made with the El Dorado Hills Library’s new 3D printers during a recent demonstration. Standing next to her is tireless library volunteer Greg Self. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Thanks to an $8,000 donation from the Serrano Country Club Men’s Book Club earlier this year, the El Dorado Hills Library has purchased a 3D printer system, which is now available to anyone with an El Dorado County library card. “This is one of those Jetsons things that’s going to change the world,” said 3D […]

No Comment / May 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »