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Veterans Memorial gets land, must raise funds to break ground

Veterans and their supporters have waited years for the opportunity to build a Veterans Memorial Park in El Dorado Hills. On Aug. 14 the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the long-awaited maintenance and ground lease agreement of CSD-owned land for the project. The location is a 1.2 acre site […]

Comments Off / August 25, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Things get spicy at EDH Natural Farms

Guests pick their own at EDH Natural Farm. This weekend, salsa experts will bring their skills to the farm. Courtesy photo

Like salsa? The public will get its fill Saturday, Aug. 30, when El Dorado Hills Natural Farms hosts its first salsa festival to benefit the Food Bank of El Dorado County. All are invited to taste and vote on the best salsa from area restaurants, including Relish, Cascada, Chili’s, Casa Ramos, Jimboy’s Tacos, Mexquite, Adanberto’s, Freshmex […]

Comments Off / August 25, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

H4H costume ball will take you out of this world

Hands4Hope’s Intergalactic Shindig at Area 51 promises to be out of this world on Oct. 18. Diane Wilkinson Catering will provide a stellar dinner and assortment of appetizers and a live band will entertain guests. There will also be a silent and live auction, a dessert auction, dancing, fun photo booths and costume contest. “Good Day […]

Comments Off / August 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Two hurt in suspected DUI rollover

Two men sustained major injuries in a rollover collision Friday morning. Jason Shaughnessy, 21, of El Dorado Hills, was driving a 2000 Suburu Outback southbound on Salmon Falls Road north of Falcon Crest at approximately 8:26 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, a CHP press release stated. The vehicle traveled off the east […]

1 Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

District 2 race: Chris Amaral cites a different skill set

Chris Amaral

Saying his campaign may yet surprise people is Chris Amaral, another candidate for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 2. Asked why he’s running so soon after losing in the primary to Bill Schultz for the job of Recorder-Clerk, Amaral said he’s a big proponent of public service and has a unique skill set […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

District 2 race: Frentzen says track record, experience qualify her for supervisor

Shiva Frentzen

Plan within our limits is the main slogan of Shiva Frentzen, who is another candidate for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 2. Running for the second time to serve on the Board of Supervisors, Frentzen said she has lived in the county for 22 years and has had her own business for 15. […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Teen Court in Placerville invites new participants

The El Dorado County Teen Court program in Placerville is now recruiting new student participants for the fall program. El Dorado County students in eighth through 12th grade are invited to attend the Teen Court volunteer training from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, in El Dorado County Superior Court, 495 Main St. […]

Comments Off / August 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »