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Public invited to Zoning Ordinance meetings

El Dorado County has scheduled a series of meetings to collect public comment on the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update. The environmental scoping meetings were announced following the Board of Supervisors approval of the Notice of Preparation for the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance update on May 15. The Notice […]

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Tennis group remembers lost friend

Friends and tennis buddies paid tribute to teammate and worthy opponent Les Henry Wednesday morning, honoring the man they called a “gentle giant” and “the best guy I’ve ever known” with a rock memorial in front of the tennis courts at Stephen Harris Park in El Dorado Hills. “In memory of Les Henry. A treasure […]

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Emergency responders, hospital staff recognized during EMS Week

Paramedics, emergency medical technicians, firefighters and local hospital medical staff in El Dorado County are being recognized during National Emergency Medical Services Week, May 20-26. “EMS Week is a great time to say thank you to the dedicated men and women in El Dorado County who make saving lives their mission,” said Richard Todd, administrator […]

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Environmental hurtle trips dog park

Stonegate Village residents questioned a proposed, but not funded, dog park in the little-used northeast corner of  Community Park on environmental grounds before the El Dorado County Planning Commission last week. The neighbors pointed out that the grass in Folsom’s dog park has died, resulting in a dusty dog play area. Dust in El Dorado […]

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Student learn the grim consequences of underage drinking

By Linda Holderness Village Life correspondent The statistics presented at the Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking at Oak Ridge High School were grim: Nearly 5,000 youths younger than 21 die each year because of alcohol, and nearly 2,000 of those deaths are the result of car accidents. More than one-third of all fatal crashes […]

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Park lights shaped CSD history

Park lights. Those two innocent words have inflamed passions in El Dorado Hills since the early 1980s, ranking right up there as topics of controversy with “yellow house,” “naturally-occurring asbestos” and, more recently, “John Skeel.” The issue played a part in two successive EDHCSD board recalls efforts in the late 1980s, the first of which […]

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EDH Fire prepares residents for worse-case disaster

Preparing the community and its Fire Department for a worse-case-disaster scenario is a critical priority for El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts. This year the El Dorado Hills Fire Department will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in the Lakehills neighborhood, an area considered high risk for wildland fire. It will involve the community, law […]

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