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Memorial Day event honors and raises funds

The sixth annual Aerojet Rocketdyne Wounded Veteran Run fundraiser to benefit local injured veterans through the national and local veteran-support organizations, will be held on Memorial Day, May 30. This year’s event features exciting new courses for the 3K/5K/10K run/walk events at Vista del Lago High School in Folsom along with a fun run for […]

Comments Off / May 24, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

More sports fields on the way

Residents who want more parks and sports fields will be happy to hear more are in the works due, in large part, to joint use agreements between organizations looking to pool resources. Serrano Associates and the El Dorado Hills Community Services District are co-applicants for an 11.7 acre sports park in Serrano’s Village J. The […]

1 Comment / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Measure G: Zoning issues debated

Measure G will be on the county’s June 7 ballot. “Retain Current Zoning and Rural Assets” as the initiative is formally titled is built on issues in the El Dorado County General Plan adopted by voters in 2004. Measure G would restore so-called protections for water, agriculture, cultural and historical resources and “rural assets” that […]

50 Comments / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Measure E: Roads war rages on

El Dorado County voters are being asked to make decisions about how future growth should be managed. Two initiatives, Measures E and G, appear on the June 7 ballot. Measure E deals with issues related primarily to new development of residential properties and the transportation infrastructure needed to accommodate both the new and existing residents. […]

Comments Off / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Serrano HOA election nullified

Many  Serrano Homeowners Association Board of Director campaign signs were thrown out on election day May 16, but now the three candidates must start over after the election was invalidated. Members of the contracted election firm began opening ballots two hours ahead of deadline when a quorum of directors was to assemble and watch the process. […]

2 Comments / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Longtime Marina teacher dies

Marina Village Middle School teacher Janet Mattey, seen here at San Pedro harbor last summer, died last week. Courtesy photo

Marina Village Middle School teacher Janet Mattey, 68, collapsed and died in the staff room during her lunch break Thursday. Staff tried to resuscitate her until emergency personnel arrived. Described by students and colleagues “as funny and caring,” the beloved math and Spanish teacher taught at the school for 24 years. She lived in El […]

1 Comment / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

DOT worker hit by steamroller

Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum A California Highway Patrol vehicle is parked at the scene of an accident at which an El Dorado County Department of Transportation worker was struck by a steamroller Tuesday afternoon. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

An El Dorado County Department of Transportation worker suffered injuries when struck by a roller at a construction site on Industrial Drive in El Dorado Hills around 11 a.m. Tuesday. “He is still in the hospital and we are not giving out his personal information,” said DOT Director Bard Lower. At the scene, the victim’s coworker […]

Comments Off / May 20, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »