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Tick prevention reminder for El Dorado County residents

As warmer weather approaches and individuals venture outdoors, El Dorado County health officials are reminding residents to take precautions to protect themselves and their pets from ticks and tick bites. “Ticks can carry and transmit diseases to people and pets,” said Dr. Alicia Paris-Pombo, El Dorado County Health Officer. “While not all ticks carry disease, […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Aidan McDuff

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills Rotarians presented Brooks Elementary fifth-grader Aidan McDuff with April’s Student of the Month award. “This young man is just a wonderful service to our school and his fellow students,” said teacher Erick Nordquist said. Aidan, 11, said he likes math and also helps with conflict resolution. He studies hard and quietly works in […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CHP cracks down on distracted drivers

As part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the California Highway Patrol, Placerville Area, along with more than 200 other local law enforcement agencies will conduct a month long “zero tolerance” enforcement and education campaign to curb those texting or operating hand-held cell phones while driving. Officers will be on alert throughout the month […]

1 Comment / April 01, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

IRS warns of new e-mail scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C  —The Internal Revenue Service warns consumers to be on the lookout for a new e-mail phishing scam. The e-mail appears to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and includes a bogus case number. The fake e-mail may include the following message: “Your reported 2013 income is flagged for review due to a […]

No Comment / April 01, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Torah dedication ceremony, parade coming to Folsom

FOLSOM — It takes a specially trained scribe one year to write, by hand, a Torah Scroll — The Jewish Bible containing the sacred Five Books of Moses. So when it’s done, or nearly so, it is cause for a joyous communitywide celebration. On Sunday, April 6, beginning at noon, The Chabad Jewish Community Center […]

No Comment / March 31, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CSD fields get a water-wise makeover

The buzz around EDH is "Why's the field brown?" Crews are working to beautify the area and, more importantly, conserve water with drought tolerant turf and modern irrigation infrastructure. The fields are closed to the public until August. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Heads turned last week as the north and south fields at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Community Park turned completely brown, but they’ll be greener and more vibrant than ever after they undergo irrigation infrastructure and turf renovations. “Irrigation technologies have come a long way and it’s increasingly important for the EDHCSD to […]

No Comment / March 31, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Seniors, community celebrate day care grand opening

Helen Joachim, 94, stands in the the El Dorado Hills Senior Day Care's outdoor terrace and memory garden during the facility's grand opening event Thursday afternoon. She hopes to be a regular in the day care program. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick.

It was standing room only at the El Dorado Hills’ Senior Day Care’s grand opening last Thursday afternoon, the event marking a win-win not only for El Dorado Hills’ seniors and caregivers, but for the whole county. District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco opened the ribbon cutting ceremony by acknowledging key players, including El Dorado Hills […]

No Comment / March 31, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »