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Bass Lake Road: No improvements likely anytime soon

Bass Lake Road area residents and developers again came up short last month when the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors quashed efforts to redesign development agreements signed with the county a decade or more ago. Those DAs run for 20 years. The motion by District 5 Supervisor Norma Santiago to continue negotiations with developers […]

No Comment / November 26, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tree lighting this Saturday

The Christmas Tree is lit at El Dorado Hills Town Center on Nov. 24, 2012.

The community is once again invited to the annual Holiday Tree Lighting event at El Dorado Hills Town Center. The Nov. 30 celebration kicks off at 4 p.m. with a merchant open house, where families will enjoy food, beverages and holiday entertainment. The first 125 kids to arrive will be invited to play the “Stuff Your Stocking” game, where children visit participating businesses to fill […]

No Comment / November 26, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sienna Ridge Road work continues

Construction continues on the realignment of Sienna Ridge Road and at the intersection of Bass Lake Road and Serrano Parkway. “The Sienna Ridge roadway project is on track to finish up by the end of the year, provided the weather cooperates with us,” said Parker Development Principal Planner, Andrea Howard. “We are scheduled to pave […]

No Comment / November 22, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Girl Scouts donate bags to Shriners

Girl Scouts do good — left to right, Lauren Rodenberg, Chloe Erickson, Brooke Black, Julia Bird, Kate Morgan, Emma Wise, Christina Lindblom, Reese Ferriman, Ryan Cummings, Shelby Green, Elizabeth Ramin and Nikki Spies gather outside the hospital where they dropped off waiting room bags. Not pictured,  Charli Gaal. Courtesy photo

Girl Scout troop 1879 assembled and delivered more than 200 waiting room bags filled with coloring books, notepads, crayons, colored pencils and stickers for young patients at Shriners Hospital earlier this month. Each waiting room bag is filled with items to keep 2- to 16-year-olds busy, said co-leader Julie Cummings. At the start of the school year the […]

No Comment / November 22, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Community survey kick-off a success

Cindy Munt, Patricia Seide and Maura Tierney mingle after taking the community survey Tuesday night. Residents have until Dec. 19 to give their input on El Dorado Hill's future. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Despite the rain last Tuesday night, upwards of 250 people attended the sip-n-survey event at the California Welcome Center to weigh in El Dorado Hills’ future. From parks and trails to housing and traffic, the El Dorado Hills Community Economic Development Advisory Committee designed the 15-question survey to take the pulse of the people, saying […]

No Comment / November 22, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Senior Day Care to open early 2014

The final part of the late Moni Gilmore’s dream will soon become a reality. Since the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved the El Dorado Hills Senior Day Care Center early this year, much work has happened behind the scenes. The fire marshal gave his stamp of approval; permits are being finalized. Now county […]

No Comment / November 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 14-20

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandals strike Nov. 14: Vandalism was reported on Birchtree Circle. Turned in Nov. 14: A resident found ammunition (location not specified) and turned it in at the sheriff’s substation in Town Center. Warranted Nov. 14: Deputies arrested a 30-yea-old man after serving felony and […]

No Comment / November 21, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »