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District 2 incumbent: Frentzen focuses on community needs

Shiva Frentzen

“Budget will be one of my top priorities and matching it with the needs of the community. I want to stay connected. I don’t want to lose that touch,” said District 2 Supervisor Frentzen, when asked what she will focus on if reelected. Aiming to keep jobs in the community is another priority Frentzen’s list. “Seventy percent of […]

Comments Off / May 10, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

District 2 candidate: Pratt focuses on core obligations

Dave Pratt

Dave Pratt likes living in the country. He knows country-life is different and he wants to represent country folk as El Dorado County’s District 2 supervisor. Pratt said he sees running for elective office as “another way of reinventing myself.” As a small town kid from upstate New York through his teen years on the […]

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Bass Lake projects get revised

The El Dorado County Planning Commission recently approved revisions and one-year extensions of subdivision maps for three different housing developments, all of which are included in the Bass Lake Hills Specific Plan. Submitted by BL Road, LLC, a 114-unit residential development called Hawk View and 113-unit called Bell Ranch are to be constructed in El Dorado Hills. […]

Comments Off / May 09, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 22-27

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: April 22 5:58 a.m. Vandalism of two work trucks parked at a Silva Valley Parkway construction site was reported. 5:25 p.m. A Montridge Way resident reported that someone had taken items from her home over a two-month period. April 23 7:12 a.m. Burglary and […]

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Student of the Month: Jayden Gerran

Proud dad Steven Gerran, Student of the Month Jayden Gerran, mom Nina Gerran, Silva Valley Principal Kathy Holliman, teacher Cami Soetaert and Buckeye Union School District Superintendent David Roth pose for a photo. Village Life photo by Noel Stack.

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills presented Silva Valley Elementary School fifth-grader Jayden Gerran with this month’s Student of the Month award. “He’s always been a wonderful student, kind-hearted,” said teacher Cami Soetaert, who told the crowd at last Wednesday’s Rotary breakfast meeting that she’s enjoyed watching Jayden grow academically. Silva Valley Principal Kathy […]

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Cameron Park Life Crime Watch: April 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: April 1 11:45 a.m. Deputies arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of loitering and marijuana possession on Coach Lane. The same man was arrested again April 2. April 2 2:55 a.m. Deputies cited a 26-year-old woman who allegedly had drug paraphernalia in her possession […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Hot ashes blamed for house fire

Flames erupt from a Latrobe home. Courtesy photo

Just before midnight on May 1 El Dorado Hills firefighters and surrounding departments responded to a residential structure fire on Beaver Pond Drive in the Latrobe area. Upon arrival, crews encountered heavy fire coming from the garage and attic area. They attacked the fire and were able to keep it from spreading into the main portion of […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »