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Scout builds outdoor classroom for Golden Hills School

Jonathan (shown here with sister Jennifer) worked for much of the summer building an outdoor classroom for Golden Hills School as his Eagle Scout project. Jennifer is a current Golden Hills eighth-grader and, during a recent assembly, presented her brother with a plaque that will be permanently displayed at the classroom. Courtesy photo

Golden Hills students a staff recently recognized an alum who never forgot his years at the El Dorado Hills school. Jonathan Heideman of Boy Scout Troop 193 recently built an outdoor classroom there for his Eagle Scout project The Jesuit high school sophomore attended Golden Hills School from kindergarten through eighth grade and described the three […]

No Comment / November 12, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Windsor Point Park officially open

Kids enjoy the fresh grass at the newly opened Windsor Point Park. El Dorado Hills Community Services District officials and park supporters cut the ribbon last Thursday. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Community leaders, a fire engine and even cupcakes made an appearance at Thursday’s Windsor Point Park ribbon cutting ceremony but a pick up soccer game really got the kids’ attention. The newest El Dorado Hills Community Services District Park on the corner of Francisco Drive and Schooner Drive had been a dream for a decade before […]

1 Comment / November 11, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

ARCO station gets the go-ahead

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors denied Green Valley Center owner Amy Anders’ appeal of the proposed AMPM slated for the corner of Green Valley Road and Sophia Parkway last week, conceptually approving the project with the addition of an acceptable drop lane or tapered entrance feature. The 2.12 acre site located on the southeast corner of […]

5 Comments / November 07, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff D’Agostini presents “The Operators”

Sheriff John D’Agostini would like to introduce the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Response Unit. The CRU is made up of three specialized teams: The Special Weapons and Tactics Team, the Crisis Negotiation Team  and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal  Team. SWAT The SWAT Team resolves difficult situations using strategies and tactics that emphasize control, […]

No Comment / November 07, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

FLC series spotlights food, medicine

The community is invited to attend more engaging presentations in the Folsom Lake College Speaker Series this fall. Eating Right in America Dr. Charlotte Biltekoff, an assistant professor of Food Science & Technology at UC Davis, is fascinated with the relationship Americans have with their food. Her latest book, “Eating Right in America: The Cultural […]

No Comment / November 07, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 31 – Nov. 6

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Gone too far Oct. 31: Someone spray painted and vandalized buildings and the track at Oak Ridge High School’s football stadium. Suspects are from a rival school. Open door Oct. 31: A thief stole items from an unlocked vehicle parked on Hamilton Place. Biz […]

No Comment / November 07, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

UPDATE: Runaway teen found

Juliet Riffey

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office announced that thanks to a tip 15-year-old Juliet Riffey has been located.. Juliet ran away from her home in the Shingle Springs area during the night of Nov. 1.T here was great concern for Juliet’s safety due to her being home-schooled and having limited contacts with anyone outside her home. […]

1 Comment / November 06, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »