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Cameron Park Crime Watch: May

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Smashed May 4: Someone threw a rock at a vehicle parked on Strolling Hills Road. Trying to get in? May 4: A Maricopa Court resident reported that someone broke the home’s screen door and a window. Too young May 5: Deputies found a 19-year-old […]

No Comment / May 30, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

El Dorado Hills native receives prestigious appointment to Fulbright Summer Institute

Kaitlin Zablotsky

Kaitlin Zablotsky has received an appointment to the Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Durham University in the United Kingdom in one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating world-wide. Kaitlin, a sophomore at Santa Clara University and a graduate of St. Francis High School in Sacramento, was selected from a strong […]

No Comment / May 29, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tea Party hands out scholarship

The Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Kirsti Buckendorf of Oak Ridge High School for her essay about the United States Constitution. Kirsti’s essay dealt with one of the fundamental issues that America’s founders struggled with: Should the United States governing form be a democracy or a republic? The […]

1 Comment / May 29, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce awards three scholarships

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce recently award three $750 scholarships 2013 graduates who plan to continue their education at a university, college or technical school. The Chamber congratulates the following scholarship recipients and wishes them much success: Nathan Somavarapu, Kirsti Buckendorf and Sumner Caesar of Oak Ridge High School. The scholarships are funded […]

No Comment / May 29, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Supervisor Nutting arrested

Ray Nutting was booked into the El Dorado County Jail Tuesday

El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting was arrested Tuesday morning on felony charges of failing to disclose income, filing false documents, perjury and failing to recuse himself from votes in which he had a financial interest. El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson announced the District 2 representative’s arrest in a press release issued Tuesday […]

3 Comments / May 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Secret to great barbecue? Just listen

Sibling barbecue team Nicole Burton, left and Brandon Ivey own and operate Boucane in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Where I come from, the best barbecue is found in the worst neighborhoods. I’ve savored soul food on the south side of Chicago and shouted for ribs through bullet-proof Plexiglas in the Fillmore District. So I was unprepared for Boucane’s Smokehouse and Sweetery, opened in March by brother-sister act Nicole Burton and Brandon Ivey. Their […]

6 Comments / May 26, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

More Homes or parks: Director begins debate

El Dorado Hills Community Services District Director Bill Vandegrift has called a special meeting to discuss alternative uses for the old El Dorado Hills golf course. The property, owned by Parker Development, shares a border with Highway 50. Last year, the developer unveiled a new plan for the space called Serrano Westside. The 155-acre area westward […]

3 Comments / May 26, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »