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Connector segment study released

The Capital SouthEast Connector JPA recently released an Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration analyzing environmental impacts of a 5.5-mile segment of the expressway between Prairie City Road south of Folsom and Latrobe Road in El Dorado Hills. The JPA proposes to reconstruct White Rock Road on a new alignment south of Highway 50 as a four lane […]

Comments Off / October 15, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire eyes another big change

A joint meeting of the El Dorado Hills and Rescue fire boards on Oct. 6 gave El Dorado Hills residents a detailed overview of the potential annexation of Rescue Fire Protection District. It was an informal meeting, with 30 or 40 people in attendance, and mainly attracted those who oppose an annexation or who had […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County surveying residents this month

El Dorado County is developing its three-year strategic plan. As part of this process, the county is conducting a citizen engagement survey, local town hall meetings and focus groups. The county’s engagement process gives residents an opportunity to provide the county with their thoughts about why they live in El Dorado County and what would improve their quality […]

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Scariest haunted house yet

Haunted Hills Asylum patient Janice (Sarah Thorne) holds onto her doll in Scare4Hope's Haunted Hills Asylum. Meet Janice and other skin-crawling characters during a tour. The haunted asylum is now open in El Dorado Hills Town Center. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Big news for Halloween fans­­, Hands4Hope and Scare Away Hunger have merged their haunted houses. Enter the Scare4Hope Haunted Hills Asylum and meet the area’s most dangerous criminals, insane patients and, even worse, the mad doctors behind it all. The Haunted Hills Asylum is open from 6 to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and […]

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Barber Jon’s moving

Barber Jon is moving his barbershop and curiosities museum to a new location in El Dorado Hills. Village Life file photo

Barber Jon’s World Famous Barber Shop is looking for a new home after 20 years being next to The Purple Place. The lease is up Oct. 31 and owner Jon Rivera said he has chosen not to renew it. At first Rivera said he wasn’t sure whether he’d move the business to Folsom or El Dorado […]

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Floating pump ensures water access

This floating pump will ensure El Dorado Hills residents have access to water from Folsom Lake, Courtesy photo

Earlier this year El Dorado Irrigation District installed a temporary emergency floating pump barge in Folsom Lake that will ensure access to drinking water supplies should the reservoir’s water level drop below existing intake levels. The District contracted with Pac Machine Company, Inc. of Sacramento for the rental of the barge for up to three months […]

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Fundraiser the perfect recipe to help the community

Renowned Chef Randy Aprill, poses with his wife Maryann, left, and Barbara Brown with the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills. Aprill will appear at a ALSF event later this month. Photo by Caroline Taylor

The Assistance League of Sierra Foothills, whose goal is to help children, families and seniors in need and to bring meaningful cultural events to the community, will host a culinary forum with three renowned chefs at 6 p.m. on Oct. 22 at the Folsom Community Center. Chef Randy Aprill, a resident of El Dorado Hills, is […]

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