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Development discussion coming up; ballot measures planned

When the Board of Supervisors  hosted a workshop to discuss growth in the county so many people turned out, Supervisor Ron Briggs opened the meeting with a joke about calling the fire marshal. “The room was overflowing,” said Ellen Van Dyke of the Green Valley Alliance, a coalition of local residents concerned about easing congestion […]

No Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mote family healing, helping soldiers

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

In the year since the death of their beloved son and brother Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, the Mote family has had to come to terms with the painful details surrounding Aug. 10, 2012. Serving his third tour of duty, Sky, 27, worked for the Marine Special Operations Command in Afghanistan and trained local police […]

No Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EID candidate, Division 4: Jake Flesher wants to reduce the debt

Jake Flesher

Running in El Dorado Irrigation District Division 4 is Jake Flesher, 39. His campaign website is jake4eidratepayers.com. A resident of El Dorado Hills, Flesher received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his law degree from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific. He previously worked as a deputy district attorney […]

No Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supervisor Nutting headed to trial

Supervisor Ray Nutting, left, looks out over the courtroom as attorney David Weiner reviews documents at a hearing Friday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

After a short hearing in South Lake Tahoe last week, Judge Timothy Buckley ruled that Supervisor Ray Nutting will face trial Earlier this year the El Dorado County District Attorney and California Attorney General offices built their case against the District 2 representative and on May 24 a grand jury handed down an indictment accusing […]

No Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Apple co-founder Wozniak coming to Sac

SACRAMENTO — A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for the past three decades, Steve Wozniak revolutionized the personal computer industry as co-founder of Apple Computer. Sacramento Speakers Series, the pre-eminent lecture presenter in the capital region, opens its 2013-14 season with the visionary inventor, engineer and computer programmer. Steve Wozniak will speak at Sacramento Community […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 12-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Cash grab Sept. 12: Someone cut a cash box lock and took the money left inside on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Not mine Sept. 13: Deputies contacted a group of people on Hidden Bridge Drive. One person reportedly confessed that the group hid some […]

No Comment / September 19, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Francisco Drive closing for construction

The El Dorado County Community Development Agency – Transportation Division will implement full daytime closures of both directions of Francisco Drive between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Embarcadero Drive/Cambria Way. Francisco Drive will be closed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, and Tuesday, Sept. 24, and between the […]

No Comment / September 17, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »