Gertsch bows out with dignity

At 10:10 pm on election night Guy Gertsch submitted the following concession statement to Village Life. Earlier in the day he’d been spotted on the side of the road, delivering encouragement by way of a bearhug to challenger Terry Crumpley, who defeated him that evening, an irony that wouldn’t bother him in the least. Genuine […]

November 14, 2012 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Mattock and Crumpley win CSD board seats

Noelle Mattock and Terry Crumpley survived a polite but crowded contest for the two El Dorado Hills Community Services District board seats contested on Nov. 6. Crumpley held a narrow lead on the day after the election, but when the Nov. 11 results were posted Mattock was on top with 5,295 votes: 21.06 percent, followed […]

November 14, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Neuropsychologist from EDH tapped for national concussion experts panel

A neuropsychologist with Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center has been named to a federal government panel of experts that seeks to improve the health of youths with traumatic brain injury. Catherine Broomand, PhD, ABPP-CN, is one of 58 members who serve on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Workgroup to Improve Clinical Care of […]

November 14, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Huge flag touched post-9/11 El Dorado Hills

Local icon inspired by Iwo Jima photo Heavy construction contractor Mike Murray wants no credit for the prominent American flag standing sentry at the westerly entrance to El Dorado Hills — a symbol of community patriotism that’s visible for miles in each direction. We can allow that modesty for the current, properly anchored and regulation-compliant […]

November 07, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Union Mine offers limited open enrollment

El Dorado Union High School District officials announced that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2013–14 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. Applicants […]

November 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Veterans Day event honors Mote, Korean War vets

The Friends of the El Dorado County Veterans Monument host the seventh annual Veterans Day ceremony in celebration of the nation’s veterans 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Monument at the El Dorado County Government Center, 360 Fair Lane, Placerville. The ceremony commences with the call to order and presentation of the colors. […]

November 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 25-30

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Don’t fight back Oct. 25: Deputies arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of battery against an officer on Beatty Drive. Vandals strike Oct. 26: Vandalism was reported on Garlenda Drive. Busted Oct. 27: An 18-year-old man received a citation after he allegedly tried to […]

November 07, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,