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El Dorado County photographers get carded

Laura Newell El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce The California Welcome Center and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce are announcing the three winners of a recent photo contest featuring photographs taken around scenic El Dorado County. The winning photos will be used as postcards that are sold in the California Welcome Center Gift Shop […]

No Comment / October 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado Community Vision Coalition kicks off Hot Pasta and Cool Jazz

On Friday, Oct. 21, the El Dorado Community Vision Coalition’s first fundraiser, Hot Pasta and Cool Jazz will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at Cielo Estate, 3040 Ponderosa Road in Shingle Springs. Guests will enjoy an evening of fine dining, live music by eight-time Grammy nominee Mariea Antoinette, a live and silent auction as well […]

No Comment / October 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grants open to nonprofits serving El Dorado Hills

Buy A Day of Hope participants Andrea Howard, Shelbi Bennett, Alex Bennett and John Black, left to right, pose for a photo during last month's fundrasier in Serrano. Courtesy photo

The hallmark of the El Dorado Community Foundation is effective, knowledgeable granting. In order to better fulfill that mission and benefit the residents of El Dorado Hills, the foundation created the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund and gathered a group of El Dorado Hills residents to create the El Dorado Hills Cabinet, which acts as the eyes and […]

No Comment / October 10, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Discover the liquid gold in El Dorado County

Thousands of visitors from all over the world will be visiting El Dorado County this week to participate in the World Gold Panning Championships and to attend the California State Gem and Mineral Show in Placerville. Both events will take place at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. “Come join the fun and […]

Comments Off / September 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Austrian architect shapes El Dorado Hills’ future

Victor Gruen

El Dorado Hills was conceived by Sacramento developer Alan Lindsey in the late 1950s. Highway 50 was in the works. The Cold War was raging. Local aerospace firms were expanding. Lindsey saw the rolling hills as a perfect place for those engineers and their families. He acquired roughly 11,000 acres of ranch land and arranged […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

My Turn: Balancing the El Dorado County budget

There are not very many opportunities for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to easily add to the revenue side of the balance sheet without adding additional expenditures. The board has made a major commitment to obligate the residents of El Dorado County to a $2.6 million per year bond payment for the next 40 years […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Quilts crafted to commemorate the beauty of El Dorado County

Inger Carlton Blood "Providence"

El Dorado Arts Council (EDAC), in collaboration with the Gold Bug Quilters of El Dorado County, presents Patchwork Sierra, a quilt exhibition crafted to commemorate the beauty and history of the region. The exhibition runs through Monday, Sept. 26. The Patchwork Sierra exhibition will be part of the Gold Week activities celebrating the World Gold […]

Comments Off / August 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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