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Board says no to airing ‘dirty laundry,’ then airs dirty laundry

Sometimes, the “public’s right to know” ends at the door when the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors convenes in a closed session. That is particularly true when supervisors are dealing with personnel issues such as an “exit interview” with a departing department head. An agenda item recommended by Supervisor Ray Nutting for the Tuesday, […]

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Dr. Bertsch is back to ‘Giving Smiles’

Dr. Bertsch helps a young patient. Courtesy photo

In 1990 Dr. John Bertsch was a young dentist looking for a place to settle and open his new practice. The Lodi-born, Roseville-raised Bertsch was struck by El Dorado Hills’ combination of small town atmosphere with a growing population and he settled when there were only two dentists in town at the time. He married […]

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CEDAC-EDH launching community survey

Upwards of 60 El Dorado Hills residents attended the newly formed El Dorado Hills Community Economic Development Advisory Committee’s general meeting last Tuesday to discuss what was called a historic opportunity to shape the future of El Dorado Hills. “Our task is to bring you into the fold so your voices are heard,” said CEDAC-EDH zoning […]

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Tennis pals hit the court for a cause

Larry Norris, Gary Guthmiller, Tom Lee and Andrew Fearnside, left to right, rev up for the final championship match and a fundraiser to help earthquake victims. Lee and Fearnside took home the win and bragging rights. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

There’s a place in El Dorado Hills where everybody knows your name. For 20 years a large group of novice and professional tennis players have gathered for friendly competition and camaraderie on the court. On Nov. 1 they held their first formal tournament for one of their own. Sim Antopina has been a member of […]

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‘Flushable’ wipes clog pipes

Toilet paper dissolves in a matter of seconds once it gets flushed. Sanitary wipes are a different story. The truth is, sanitary wipes that are often labeled as “flushable” are anything but. Items like baby wipes, disinfectant cleaning wipes, sanitary hand wipes and the like contain oils and lotions and do not break down like […]

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Student of the Month: Baileigh Price

BUSD Superintendent David Roth, Student of the Month Baileigh Price, proud mom Christine Price, Rolling Hills counselor Dee Cutter and Rolling Hills Principal Debbie Bowers pose for a photo after Baileigh received her award. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Eighth-grader Baileigh Price can overcome anything, the staff at Rolling Hills Middle School concluded. For her perseverance and dedication Baileigh was recently named the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Student of the Month. Despite tough circumstances, Baileigh has shown resilience, said counselor Dee Cutter at the Oct, 30 breakfast meeting in the El Dorado […]

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Supervisor Mikulaco opens office in Town Center

Supervisor Ron Mikulaco stands by the sign directing constituents to his new satellite office. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

District 1 Supervisor Ron “Mik” Mikulaco opened his satellite office in El Dorado Hills Town Center last week behind Mama Ann’s Deli facing Nugget Market. “We’ve been hearing from people it’s too hard to get up the hill to be heard,”said Mikulaco’s assistant Cindy Munt. “We listened and now we’re here.” The office will be open […]

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