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CSD, employees reach impasse after negotiations

The majority of 23 El Dorado Hills Community Services District union employees showed solidarity by attending the board meeting July 11. The union and CSD declared impasse June 28 after the two parties couldn’t agree on the new employee contract that was to go into effect July 1. Several employees voiced their frustration that the […]

3 Comments / July 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Construction starts on Sienna Ridge Road

CONSTRUCTION HAS BEGUN on the realignment of Sienna Ridge Road near the intersection of Serrano Parkway and Bass Lake Road in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Many drivers pass right by Sienna Ridge Road’s inconspicuous northern entrance off Bass Lake Road, but soon that entrance will be moved to extend a new, realigned section of the roadway eastward from Serrano Parkway. Serrano Associates, LLC began the planned realignment of what was formerly known as Old Bass Lake Road and will abandon […]

No Comment / July 14, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Crime Watch: June 27-July 3

June 27 6:10 a.m. A 19-year-old female victim reported vandalism on Brindlewood Drive. 12:10 p.m. Det cord found in the parking lot of Stephen Harris Park near Tam O Shanter Drive. June 28 10:50 p.m. A juvenile male was arrested for allegedly stealing alcohol from Safeway on Francisco Drive. June 30 8:20 a.m. A male […]

No Comment / July 11, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Town Hall Meeting: How to put a Conservative in the White House in 2016

Lewis Uhler, founder and president of the National Tax Limitation Committee (NTLC), one of the Nation’s leading grass roots taxpayer lobbies, will speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17 at a Town Hall Meeting at the Holiday Inn Express in El Dorado Hills. Uhler served in Ronald Reagan’s administrations in California and in Washinton […]

1 Comment / July 11, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cyclist hit by car

A man sustained serious injuries after being hit by a car while on his bicycle on June 29 in El Dorado Hills. David Castillo, 45, of Folsom, was riding his bicycle westbound on Alexandria Drive at 8:10 a.m., said CHP Officer Quinn Cuthbertson. Meanwhile, Yiwei Chen, 51, of Folsom, was driving his blue 2005 Dodge […]

No Comment / July 10, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

In the market for a fire truck?

This beauty can be yours (firefighters not included). EDH firefighter/paramedic Chris Landry, engineer/paramedic Mike MacKenzie, Chief Dave Roberts and Capt. Matt Beckett show off the fire truck for sale. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

In the market for a 1999 Spartan fire truck? The El Dorado Hills Fire Department has a deal for you. The Fire Board gave the OK to unload the truck last month, declaring it surplus. Now, Chief Dave Roberts and staff need to find it a new home, preferably in El Dorado County. Diamond Springs/El […]

No Comment / July 05, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Senior Center celebrates anniversary, recognizes namesake

Crews put up the letters for the Gilmore Senior Center, named after El Dorado Hills' tireless senior advocate Moni Gilmore. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Seniors enjoyed a celebration luncheon Friday, June 28, to commemorate seven years since the Ramona “Moni” Gilmore senior center opened its doors. Days later the festivities were capped with a sweet ending many called long overdue: A prominent sign formally recognizing Gilmore was installed out front. Before her death in 2008, Gilmore was unanimously credited […]

No Comment / July 05, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »