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Sheriff’s grant to support Crisis Intervention Team

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a two-year, $250,000 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program Grant.  The award from the U.S. Department of Justice will be used to assist the sheriff’s Crisis Intervention Team. The CIT is a group of deputies assigned to the Patrol Division who are specially trained in the […]

No Comment / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff D’Agostini presents “The Operators”

Sheriff John D’Agostini would like to introduce the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Response Unit. The CRU is made up of three specialized teams: The Special Weapons and Tactics Team, the Crisis Negotiation Team  and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal  Team. SWAT The SWAT Team resolves difficult situations using strategies and tactics that emphasize control, […]

No Comment / November 07, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

CEDAC-EDH launching community survey

Upwards of 60 El Dorado Hills residents attended the newly formed El Dorado Hills Community Economic Development Advisory Committee’s general meeting last Tuesday to discuss what was called a historic opportunity to shape the future of El Dorado Hills. “Our task is to bring you into the fold so your voices are heard,” said CEDAC-EDH zoning […]

No Comment / November 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Big Idea Theatre announces new artistic director, 2014 season

Big Idea Theatre recently announced that  Artistic Director Brian Harrower will step down from his position at the end of the 2013. Big Idea’s current Marketing Director Benjamin T Ismail will succeed Harrower as A.D. “I am beyond thrilled to be the new artistic director for Big Idea Theatre,” Ismail said. “This upcoming season is […]

No Comment / October 06, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Step right up for a say in El Dorado Hills’ future

The newly formed Community Economic Development Advisory Committee of El Dorado Hills’ steering committee is looking for a few thousand good men and women to help decide what the community will look like over the next 25 years. In a joint interview with Village Life, CEDAC-EDH volunteers Hal Erpenbeck and Steve Ferry said community input […]

3 Comments / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Teens take on Guide Dog project

Gina Phillipsen, left, Lloyd the puppy and Lexie Padilla will spend a lot of time together over the next year. The Ponderosa students will raise Looyd to become a Guide Dog. Courtesy photo

On July 13 at the Guide Dog Fun Day at the Guide Dogs for the Blind’s San Rafael campus two Ponderosa High School juniors, Lexie Padilla and Gina Phillipsen, heard their names called at the puppy distribution ceremony. It was the largest distribution of guide dog puppies in Guide Dogs for the Blind history. Lexie and […]

No Comment / August 28, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Updated: EID responds to candidates statements

Following the forum last week for candidates wanting to serve on the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors, EID was asked to respond to the information provided. Below are the submitted comments. EID officials added that if something was not responded to, that means they either have no comment or will provide a comment […]

5 Comments / August 26, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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