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Grants make a difference

Aryn Reams, 11, shares some of the ways having Big Sister Sarah Costa in her life has made a difference at the El Dorado Hills Grants Gala last week. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

If listening to Big Sister Sarah Costa and her Little, Aryn Reams, talk about their relationship doesn’t warm your heart, call the cardiologist immediately. These two seemingly inseparable, lifelong friends spoke at last week’s El Dorado Hills Grants Gala, which celebrated grants given by the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund. “I have grown so much […]

Comments Off / December 08, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Dixon Ranch goes to Planning Commission

The completed environmental impact report for the proposed 280-acre Dixon Ranch housing development goes to the El Dorado County Planning Commission for a vote Thursday, Dec. 10. Located behind the strawberry stand on Green Valley Road, about 44 percent of the oak trees will be replaced with housing according to the plan. Supervisor Ron Mikulaco and District […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Santa Run starts Dec. 15

Santa and Mrs. Claus will join the El Dorado Hills Fire Department for the annual Santa Run next week. Village Life file photo

The El Dorado Hills Firefighters Association presents the 52nd annual Santa Run Dec. 15-19. Santa and Mrs. Claus, along with their trusty elves, will visit several El Dorado Hills neighborhoods, spreading holiday cheer and collecting canned food and new, unwrapped toys. The Santa Run grand finale will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Central EDH Plan open for review

El Dorado County staff and Parker Development employees hosted an open house last Wednesday at Oak Meadow Elementary School to answer questions about the Central El Dorado Hills Specific Plan, the Serrano developer’s 341-acre plan that includes the 98-acre former Executive Golf Course. El Dorado Hills resident Donn Nehar spent his career in law enforcement. He […]

1 Comment / December 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Harn gets recall notice

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn has received a Notice of Intention to Circulate Recall Petition. Recall proponents cite five issues from which they are “seeking relief from the tyranny of our elected officials who have engaged in malfeasant acts and corrupt practices.” Citing a violation of California State Penal Code, the notice states that […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Marina students celebrate success

Marina eighth-graders Connor Eberhard, left, and Jason Marlett enjoy root beer float rewards last Friday. All students earned the cool treat thanks to their high schoolwide SBAC test results. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Marina Village Middle School students got a sweet treat during lunchtime Friday to celebrate their even sweeter test results. The Mustangs enjoyed root beer floats served by parent volunteers for scoring the highest on the first Common Core state standardized test administered last spring out of all middle schools in El Dorado County. Marina Village also scored […]

Comments Off / December 06, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 26 through Dec. 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Nov. 26 9:52 a.m. More than $330 worth of prescription medications were reported stolen from a Morning Glory Court home. Nov. 28 8:53 a.m. Someone smashed a vehicle’s window and stole a purse at El Dorado Hills Town Center. 12:06 p.m. Vehicle vandalism was reported […]

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