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EID approves Bass Lake sale

The sale of Bass Lake as surplus property was approved by the board of the El Dorado Irrigation District at its June 9 meeting. The 152-acre property was sold to the Rescue Union School District for $300,000. Rescue has long-term plans to build a school on the property. The sale was approved on a 4 […]

No Comment / June 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Keep cool, stay healthy during hot weather

El Dorado County health officials are offering tips to stay cool and healthy during the coming summer months. “When temperatures rise, it’s important to take precautions to protect yourself, your family and others,” said Kristine Oase Guth, program manager in the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency. The potential for heat waves occurs […]

No Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County families No. 1 in reading to kids

The El Dorado County Library was recently presented with a proclamation from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors for its success in cultivating a community where families read to their young children. According to Children Now, El Dorado County led the state in 2013 with an estimated 79 percent of families reading to their children […]

No Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Officer of the Year: Sean Nichols

El Dorado Hills Rotarian David Roth stands with the California Highway Patrol Officer of the Year Sean Nichols and Placerville office CHP Commander Craig Root. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Following in his father’s footsteps, California Highway Patrol Officer Sean Nichols received the Officer of the Year award at the June 4 Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills breakfast meeting. “He represents us and our community very well,” said CHP Commander Craig Root, Placerville office. Sean’s name will go on the same plaque that bears […]

No Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH man remembers piloting troop transport on D-Day

U.S. Navy veteran Ed Salata, 87, of El Dorado Hills stands holding his combat medals, including one for D-Day, at his home. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

On June 7, 1944, an El Dorado Hills man turned 18 years old. The previous day, he was manning the throttle of a landing craft tank, dropping off men and vehicles on the beaches of Normandy for the D-Day invasion. Ed Salata, then a Motor Machinist 2nd Petty Officer with the 103rd Combat Engineers, manned […]

No Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Nutting removed from board

A judge ruled Friday morning that the District 2 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors seat would be declared vacant and the former supervisor would serve three years probation. Judge Timothy Buckley began the judgment and sentencing hearing of Supervisor Ray Nutting, who represented the south side of El Dorado Hills, by saying there was an […]

1 Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Road work will close lanes in Cameron Park

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement lane closures on Cameron Park Drive from just south of Highway 50 to Hacienda Road that will result in one-lane of traffic controlled by flaggers and a pilot car.  The lane closures will occur between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. during some nights, […]

No Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »