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Registrar warns of phony letters

El Dorado County Registrar of Voters William E Schultz is warning voters that unsolicited letters claiming to contain government documents are in the mail. The letters are from the Voter Participation Center, according to Schultz, and claim that the addressee voter is not registered to vote. Included in the envelope is a pre-filled voter registration […]

Comments Off / September 20, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH burglaries rattle nerves

On the heels of the home invasion arrests last week, El Dorado Hills residents have been sharing their worries about the community’s safety. And all this comes as another burglary suspect was apprehended last Thursday. El Dorado County sheriff’s officials arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of felony burglary three days after a break-in on Schooner […]

1 Comment / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grants available for veterans projects

Since 2014 a portion of El Dorado County’s Transitory Occupancy Tax funding has been allocated to support operations, programs or property improvements/repairs for El Dorado County resident veterans. Partnering together, the El Dorado Community Foundation, as the administrator of these funds, and the El Dorado County Veteran Affairs Commission award grants to nonprofit organizations that administer […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH theft suspect ID’d, wanted

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials are searching for an El Dorado Hills man purportedly caught on camera stealing a package from an Orofino Way porch. Jonathan Tanler (aka Jay Antonellis), 34, was identified as the theft suspect after officials sought help from the public in identifying the man seen in the video. Surveillance footage captured a […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Little breathing room in county budget

• Fire districts, roads could get more money When the county’s books closed fiscal year 2015-16 last week, there was $4.1 million more in the fund balance than anticipated. El Dorado County Chief Administrative Officer Don Ashton opened Monday’s special budget hearings by telling the Board of Supervisors that he and his budget team focused on the […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Build a scarecrow

Girls Scout Brownie Troop 2725 included a water-saving message with its scarecrow, which won first place in the youth category last year. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Have you always wanted to create your very own scarecrow? Here’s a chance to let your imagination run wild. Gather up your supplies and enter the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s annual Scarecrow Contest. There is no entry fee and you can use supplies scavenged from the barn or storage shed. Borrow Grandpa’s old […]

Comments Off / September 18, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Run on a piece of history

The Lincoln Highway runs through Clarksville, El Dorado Hills' historical ghost town. Courtesy photo

Why not burn some calories while taking in some local history too? Run, jog or walk down the Historic Lincoln Highway for the Clarksville Region Historical Society’s first annual 8K run Oct. 1. Participants may park at EDH Natural Farms, where the race begins and ends, located at 1941 Old Bass Lake Road in El […]

2 Comments / September 14, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »