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EDH community mourns slain Sac deputy

Deputy Danny Oliver

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy and El Dorado County resident Danny Oliver, 47, was killed in the line of duty while investigating a suspicious occupied vehicle on Oct. 24. Oliver and another deputy approached a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a motel in the 2000 block of Arden Way around 10:30 a.m. Friday. A […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Highway 50 lane closures announced for EDH

Beginning Tuesday night, Oct. 28, the Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will be implementing full one-directional closures of Highway 50. The closures will facilitate the needed falsework operations for the Silva Valley overcrossing. Westbound closures beginning on Oct. 28 include: • Westbound lanes from Bass Lake Road to El Dorado Hills Boulevard will […]

Comments Off / October 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Signal Service Inc. to start annual fire code seminar

Signal Service Inc., an Amador-county based alarm and security company, hosted a seminar on Oct. 10 with the El Dorado Hills Fire Department on fire codes. The workshop was so well-received, the company has committed to holding the event annually. “Fire code is constantly changing,” said Signal’s Erin Wilson, who coordinated the event. The one-day […]

Comments Off / October 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County libraries — so much more than books

Whether you are reading a book to your infant, researching periodicals for your school paper or scanning the web to determine your next career move, the El Dorado County libraries provide a multitude of traditional and 21st century programs and tools to the public. There are six library branches in El Dorado County, which were […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Lyle Eickert back to lend his expertise

Lyle Eickert

Let’s expect the best today for a better tomorrow is retired teacher and administrator Lyle Eickert’s campaign motto in his bid for a fresh start on the Buckeye Union School District’s Board of Trustees. Eickert served on the board from 1998 until 2012 and said that in his time away he’s realized there’s still value […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Winston Pingrey focuses on district goals

Winston Pingrey

Buckeye school board incumbent Winston Pingrey has seen all sides of education. The Cameron Park-based private investigator has served on Buckeye Union School District’s Board of Trustees since 2002 and before that he spent nearly three decades in law enforcement working closely with schools. Pingrey said things are going well in the district. Over the […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A good sign: Veterans Memorial Park in new phase

The Veterans Memorial Park sign is revealed during a special event Saturday morning. The memorial will be built on 1.2 acres in Promontory Park. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

About 50 people gathered at Promontory Park Saturday morning to unveil a sign at the Veterans Memorial Park’s future site. The sign features the park’s plan — a 100-year journey through American conflicts that have shaped our nation. Before the unveiling, guests were called to action; it’s time to raise the funds, about $2 million, to turn […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »