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Governor signs legislation benefiting connector

It was announced last week that Gov. Jerry Brown had signed legislation that will likely cut planning and construction costs for the Capital SouthEast Connector expressway project and help deliver the project more quickly. According to a press release, AB 1171, authored by Assemblyman Eric Linder of Corona and supported by the Connector Joint Power Authority, […]

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

El Dorado Hills Fire budget hits snag before approval

Approval of the 2015-16 final budget appeared to be routine at last month’s El Dorado Hills Fire Board of Directors meeting. The board approved department reorganization at the Aug. 20 board meeting on a 3-1 vote. The reorganization adds a second deputy chief. One deputy chief will be in charge of Operations and Training. The other […]

2 Comments / October 06, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Meadow basks in blue ribbon status

Oak Meadow Elementary School has been marked a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School, only one of 23 schools in California and 335 nationwide to earn the distinction this year. “Oak Meadow is honored,” principal Tracy Linyard said. “This award recognizes our commitment to excellence in educating every student through collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking.  […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Measure E examined

Most residents have seen the Measure E signs around El Dorado Hills, but many still do not understand what a yes or no vote actually means. During a Town Hall meeting last Tuesday night at Fire Station 85, residents from the grassroots Parks, Not Parker group broke down constituents’ top questions about the 98 acres […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 24-30

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Sept. 24 1:31 p.m. Vandalism was reported on Harvard Way. 3 p.m. Deputies arrested a 29-year-old man on Tam O’Shanter Drive while serving a warrant related to counterfeit money and fake police ID badges. 8:03 p.m. A 30-year-old man recognized as a frequent shoplifter was […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

25 years dedicated to kids

​First-graders Adrienne Oneto, left, and Luke Wister ready their class banner for the school parade in celebration of Lake Forest Elementary's 25th anniversary. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

On Sept. 25 Lake Forest Elementary held a school-wide parade and rally to mark 25 years to the day the school opened. Students marched with “Happy Birthday” class banners across the outdoor stage and black top as era music dating back to 1990 played. “We wanted it to be a kid-based event and for students […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Charities invite to apply for foundation grants

The hallmark of the El Dorado Community Foundation is effective, knowledgeable granting.  In order to better fulfill that mission and benefit the residents of El Dorado Hills, the foundation created the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund. It then gathered a group of El Dorado Hills residents to create the El Dorado Hills Cabinet whose job it is […]

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