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Measure E ahead; Measure G behind

The bitterly contested Measures E and G split votes almost into a mirror image of each other. As reported by the El Dorado County Elections Department on June 8, yes on Measure E received 51 percent of the vote and no on E got 48 percent, a swing of 1,711 votes; G is losing by swapped percentages […]

June 15, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Former ORHS coach arrested

The Sacramento Police Department announced the arrest of former Oak Ridge High School coach Michael Martis Friday. The 57-year-old is accused of having a sexual relationship with a St. Francis Catholic High School student. Martis served as the Sacramento high school’s softball coach before he transferred to El Dorado Hills, where he coached for one season. “Oak […]

June 15, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Voters keep Judge Brooks on the bench

The jurors, rather the voters, have spoken and El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Nelson Brooks, Office 2, will stay on the job. The unofficial final report for Primary Election report shows that Brooks earned 58.53 percent of the votes and Roland Tiemann received 41.16 percent. Judge Brooks told Village Life he was busy Wednesday taking down campaign signs around the county, as […]

June 15, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

District 1 race: Hidahl v. Gaines this fall

It looks like El Dorado Hills Fire Board Director John Hidahl and District 6 Assemblywoman Beth Gaines will face off in November for the El Dorado County District 1 supervisor seat. The unofficial election night report shows Gaines coming in first with 2,431 votes and Hidahl close behind with 2,202. There are still votes to […]

June 15, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Frentzen wins a second term

Supervisor Shiva Frentzen will continue to represent District 2, voters decided Tuesday. The unofficial final report shows Frentzen has a substantial lead in the vote count, more than 2,300 votes ahead of challenger Dave Pratt. She received approximately 60.5 percent of the vote to Pratt’s 37 percent. She told Village Life that she felt comfortable being […]

June 15, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Loving life is the secret to living long

Ina Martin of El Dorado Hills will celebrate her 101st birthday June 9 by having cake and ice cream, maybe some pizza, with a few friends she’ll have over to her home in an older part of the community. “When we first came here, there was nothing — just fields and one other house back […]

June 08, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

UPDATED: 2016 Primary Election results

Unofficial Election Night final report – all 102 precincts reporting El Dorado County Supervisor District 1 (top two will compete in the November General Election) Alan Day — 11.63% Steve Ferry — 18.94% Beth Gaines — 25.58% John Hidahl — 23.17% Noelle Mattock — 20.51% District 2 Shiva Frentzen — 60.47% Dave Pratt — 37.99% District 3 Carol Louis — 27.89% […]

June 08, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged
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