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EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 10-16

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Sept. 10 6:21 p.m. License plates were recovered on Wyndham Way. 6:46 p.m. A theft from a vehicle was reported on Errante Drive. Sept. 11 11:05 a.m. A residential burglary was reported on Diablo Trail. 1:08 p.m. Vandalism was reported at the Silva Valley […]

Comments Off / September 20, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Italian masterpieces have a big day in Folsom

Jim Rotan of El Dorado Hills poses with his original 1988 Alfa Romeo Graduate at the Italy on Wheels event las weekend. Next to the classic car is Rotan's wife's Vespa. Photo by Larry Weitzman

Italy on Wheels rolled into the Murer House Museum in Folsom on Sept. 12 for its fourth annual, all-Italian automobile, motorcycle, motor scooter and bicycle show. The automobiles filled the parking lot with the best in classic and modern Italian hardware, populated with enthusiasts from the area, including El Dorado County. The 12th was also the day of […]

Comments Off / September 16, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CSD pavilion renamed to honor tireless volunteer

The EDHCSD pavilion has been renamed to honor longtime El Dorado Hills activist Norm Rowett, who died last year. File photo

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Board of Directors unanimously voted to rename the CSD pavilion the Norm Rowett Pavilion at its monthly board meeting Thursday night. Rowett, a longtime El Dorado Hills resident and tireless volunteer, died last October at age 78. Rowett served on various community groups and spearheaded what would become […]

Comments Off / September 14, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

School district to purchase second school site property

The Rescue Union School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to enter into a $1.625 million purchase and sale agreement with two private sellers on two parcels of land totaling 21 acres on Sienna Ridge Road to build a future school. This Sept. 8 action comes seven months after the district closed escrow on the […]

Comments Off / September 14, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Break Free ‘so much more than a run’

Join the fight to end sex trafficking by signing up for the Break Free Run in Folsom on Sept. 26. Courtesy photo

Who knew a terrible crime could turn into an opportunity to impact many people worldwide? When El Dorado Hills mother Vicki Zito’s 17-year-old daughter was taken from Safeway in 2008 and sold for sex on Craigslist for eight days before being rescued by the FBI, Zito and other El Dorado Hills parents founded the non-profit […]

Comments Off / September 14, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Students invited to Run for the Gold

The Boys & Girls Club of El Dorado County Western Slope hosts the El Dorado County Run for the Gold, open to El Dorado County students in first through eighth grade who wish to participate in a professionally chipped 1K, 2K or 5K race. The race will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Union Mine […]

Comments Off / September 14, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Smoked in: Butte Fire leaves El Dorado County in a haze

Helicopters contracted to fight the Butte Fire were grounded due to heavy smoke Sunday morning. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Though the Butte Fire has not burned one inch of land in El Dorado County, it’s effecting everyone who lives here. Thick smoke has replaced blue sky, forcing sporting event cancellation and limiting visibility. And while many opted out of outdoor activities these last few days, smoke didn’t completely ruin everyone’s weekend. Saturday, more than 200 people participated in Marshall Medical […]

1 Comment / September 14, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »