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CSD to decide on new gym in Blackstone

Psst … hey buddy, can I interest you in a $3 million gymnasium for just $456,000? The only catch is you need to decide right now. That’s where the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors finds itself on a joint use gymnasium at the new Valley View Elementary School, which breaks ground […]

No Comment / May 09, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Redistricting road show plays in EDH

Roughly 20 El Dorado Hills residents and a handful of redistricting wonks from neighboring communities, along with several El Dorado County officials turned out at the second of six redistricting meetings scheduled over the next few weeks in locations around the county. The meeting contained more brass than a marching band, led by county Chief […]

No Comment / May 09, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Memorial explores 100 years of war

THE EL DORADO HILLS VETERANS MEMORIAL was designed by Anova Nexus Architects and Mark Foltz with Otto Construction will serve as the project manager. The memorial includes a WW I trench and Cold War exhibit.

John Cordova’s dream of an El Dorado Hills Veterans’ Memorial came one large step closer to reality last week when the Fallen Warriors Memorial organization unveiled the design for the memorial,  a 1.2 acre park where visitors will take a “100 year journey” through the conflicts that have shaped the nation. The park and memorial are […]

No Comment / May 09, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rotary celebrates teachers

BEST GIFT —€” Buckeye Union School District Teacher of the Year Ann Harry, center, was given a premium parking space by William Brooks Elementary School Principal Kathi Jensen, left. Rotray Club President Bill Tobin presented a plaque to Harry. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Kind words and praise summed up the accomplishments of three local teachers as administrators gushed over them at the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ annual Teacher of the Year ceremony Wednesday morning. Oak Ridge High School Asst. Principal Pam Bartlett brought an entire essay on Teacher of the Year Angela Brown, who teaches history […]

No Comment / May 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Neighbors look after one of their own

A WELCOME OUTING — Friends Pat Hill, Curtis Howard, Anthony Pizutti, Chip Miller, Fergus Merritt and Wade Goins, left to right, wheeled Mike Shields out to enjoy some sun and basketball. Courtesy photo

Mike Shields, an El Dorado Hills teacher and resident of Fairchild Village is astonished and grateful for the overwhelming support offered by his neighbors, family and friends following an early morning car accident he was involved in on April 14, resulting in severe injuries to his back, foot, sternum and hand. After surgery to his […]

No Comment / May 05, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom prepares for citywide water metering

Folsom residents will begin paying metered water rates by March 2013. Until recently, the city of Folsom has charged a flat rate for residential water use. Without meters, every home had been billed the same, no matter the neighborhood or the number of residents. The intent was to treat all city water service customers equally. […]

No Comment / May 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Colver trial jury selection begins

Jury selection for the trial of suspected murderer Steven Paul Colver began Tuesday morning in Placerville’s Main Street Courthouse. Jury selection is expected to last two days, a court official told the Mountain Democrat. Colver, 21, is accused of helping his former girlfriend plan and execute the murder of her mother in 2009. Colver’s former […]

No Comment / May 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »