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County’s water conservation falling short

For the third week in a row in September, El Dorado Irrigation District customer water conservation has fallen short of the 28 percent state-mandated target. EID officials ask that customers continue their efforts to conserve water wherever possible to ensure EID meets its mandated reduction requirement and end the season on a strong note. For ideas about how to cut […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Community clean-up this Saturday

Waste Connections and the El Dorado Hills Community Services District co-host their annual Fall Community Clean-up Day event for El Dorado Hills residents from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3. at Rolling Hills Christian Church, 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills. This free event gives El Dorado Hills residents the opportunity to clean up […]

Comments Off / September 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 18-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Sept. 18 7:21 a.m. School officials at a Francisco Drive campus reported that someone broke three windows. 12:42 p.m. Vandalism was reported on Springburn Way. Sept. 19 2:47 p.m. A Beckett Drive resident reported that he was the victim of fraud. Sept. 20 5:46 […]

Comments Off / September 27, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Enroll in FLC ‘fast-track’ classes

Late-start classes are available at Folsom Lake College. Courtesy photo

It’s not too late to enroll at Folsom Lake College this fall. There are open “fast-track” classes that start later in the semester, including offerings in anthropology, business, computer science, geology, psychology, music and more. Visit flc.losrios.edu to see which classes are available and to enroll. Second eight-week-term classes start the week of Oct. 15. Other courses begin throughout the […]

Comments Off / September 25, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CIP/TIM fee workshops set

El Dorado County officials will host workshops to discuss the major update to the West Slope Transportation Capital Improvement Program and Traffic Impact Mitigation Fee Program. The workshops will provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the draft information for the TIM Fee Program update. Workshops will be held on the following dates and times: […]

Comments Off / September 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

As El Dorado Hills grows, so does the fire department

High on Chief Dave Roberts’ list of important issues is what he terms “succession planning.” At a recent Board of Directors meeting, he presented his proposed plan to revise the internal organization of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. He explained the proposal was created by the Board Administration and Human Resources committees, the fire […]

3 Comments / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wally spreads (more) cheer on Friendship Day

Wally Richardson greets a group of students with bookmarks to motivate themselves and others during Marina Village Middle School's second annual Friendship Day. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Wally Richardson is known in the Villages of Lake Forest for his smile and for waving to anyone who crosses his path. Last Friday the El Dorado Hills resident and his wife Jenny passed out bookmarks to Marina Village Middle School students so they might also spread cheer to others. “Keep one bookmark and give […]

1 Comment / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »