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Parker, January join forces on new senior center

The proposed Center for the Ages would be next door to Fire Station 85 on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Amenities would include a therapy pool for seniors and a main hall for conferences or other gatherings that could accommodate 500 to 600 people. Courtesy graphic

Local historian and community activist Betty January hopes to work her magic yet again. Just as her perseverance got the El Dorado Hills Library built with the help of Parker Development, January has partnered with the Serrano developer once more to bring a new senior center to fruition. A Center for the Ages of El Dorado […]

2 Comments / September 07, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Residents vote for park amenities; board opts out of golf course purchase

EDHCSD General Manager Brent Dennis and Recreation Supervisor Whitney Kahn, standing, led small table groups where residents shared what’s important to them. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Approximately 30 residents participated in a public priorities workshop at the Valley View Elementary gym last month as part of the process to update the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Master Plan. Groups sat together in solidarity. A bocce ball contingent led by Carl Renner wants to see more lighting and courts at Promontory […]

5 Comments / August 31, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Residents asked to weigh in on parks plan

Want more parks and trails? How about a new community center? El Dorado Hills residents are encouraged to vote on their most desired parks and facilities improvements during an Aug. 20 workshop as the El Dorado Hills Community Services District continues to update its five-year master plan. The last master plan revision was in 2007. […]

Comments Off / August 17, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Raise a glass; help the community

Steve and Bea Grace, left, owners of Grace Patriot Wines in Placerville, share their top wines with Ginny and Chris Bayuk of Placerville during last year’s Wine at Town Center event. Grace Patriot and many other wineries will be back this year for the 20th annual Wine at Town Center fundraiser sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills. Photo by Laurie Edwards

Giving back to the community takes many forms. Some volunteer at a soup kitchen or senior center; some help their child’s teacher at school or host a bake sale to buy library books; and some raise a glass. Over the past 20 years, El Dorado County residents and other guests have raised their glasses and hundreds of […]

Comments Off / June 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Let’s keep our community fire safe

Mike Kaslin Cal Fire Amador- El Dorado Unit Chief/Cameron Park Fire Chief Warm weather is upon here in the foothills. Are you prepared for the threat of wildfire? California has just experienced its warmest and driest winter on record. This continued drought only amplifies the wildfire threat exponentially. Every year the grasses quickly grow with light […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: May 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Mailbox mischief May 1: Someone pried open a locked mailbox on Merrywood Drive. Un-neighborly May 1: A La Canada Court resident reported that while his neighbor was driving, he swerved his vehicle toward the reporting party. Busted May 1: Deputies arrested a 21-year-old man […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Plans stalled for Village J5 park

What seemed like a sure plan to construct a public 11.5-acre sports park is tied up until another Parker Development property’s future is made certain. At its April monthly meeting Area Planning Advisory Committee members favored plans for the multi-use park to be located at Sienna Ridge Drive and Bass Lake Road, Parker Development-owned land […]

Comments Off / May 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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