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A good sign: Veterans Memorial Park in new phase

The Veterans Memorial Park sign is revealed during a special event Saturday morning. The memorial will be built on 1.2 acres in Promontory Park. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

About 50 people gathered at Promontory Park Saturday morning to unveil a sign at the Veterans Memorial Park’s future site. The sign features the park’s plan — a 100-year journey through American conflicts that have shaped our nation. Before the unveiling, guests were called to action; it’s time to raise the funds, about $2 million, to turn […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

New animal shelter opening Oct. 16

DIAMOND SPRINGS — El Dorado County Animal Services is pleased to announce the opening of the County’s new Animal Services shelter facility. The new facility, located at 6435 Capitol Ave.e in Diamond Springs, will officially open its doors on Oct. 16. The Animal Services’ business office at the facility will be open Monday through Friday from […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Residents Enjoying Shared Parks Engaging Cooperatively Together = RESPECT

EDITOR: With El Dorado Hills residents out in their parks enjoying a wide variety of activities, it is almost inevitable that some park user activities overlap or come into conflict with others, resulting in unfortunate incidents or confrontations. To a great extent many of our El Dorado Hills Community Services District park policies were adopted to […]

1 Comment / August 19, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Construction begins on Valley View Sports Park

Construction has begun on the Valley View Sports Park on a five-acre site next to the new elementary school built in the Blackstone community. The park will open in November 2014. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning for the first El Dorado Hills sports field and park south of Highway 50. Construction should be complete in early November. The Valley View Sports Park project is a joint use partnership between the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and the Buckeye Union School District. According to CSD General […]

Comments Off / July 14, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Contract awarded for new fire station

Station 84’s tattered, vacant building will soon disappear as the El Dorado Hills Fire Board recently awarded a nearly $5 million contract to tear down the old station and build a new one on the Francisco Drive property. Contractor SW Allen Construction won the contract with a $4.933 million low bid, nearly $700,000 more expensive […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange construction gets fall start date

After years of setbacks ground will break on the Silva Valley interchange in October, according to El Dorado County Community Development Agency Transportation Division official Adam Bane. Plans for the interchange have been in the works since 1988 and in 1991 Caltrans and county officials formally approved it to accommodate planned growth as noted in the […]

Comments Off / August 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Residents plead case for new crosswalk

WEB crosswalk

With construction of Windsor Point Park underway, neighbors say a new crosswalk leading to it only makes sense. The Department of Transportation, however, says no. Windsor Point Park sits on the corner of Francisco and Schooner Drives, directly across from Lake Forest Elementary and Marina Village Middle School. Currently two crosswalks with stop signs form […]

Comments Off / July 14, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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