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Arm wrestling comes to El Dorado Hills

Some very fit guys will pair up, hold hands and stare into each other’s eyes during a special competition at the El Dorado Saloon on Saturday, Aug. 18. The event sponsor and master of ceremonies is the flamboyant and world famous (by self-proclamation) Barber Jon Rivera, a local character so colorful that he keeps a […]

August 15, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Santa Cruz Court home burns

The second major El Dorado Hills structure fire in what has become a hot and dangerous fire season destroyed a La Cresta Village home on Aug. 8. The family of four was home at the time and escaped unharmed, but their two small dogs succumbed to smoke and perished. El Dorado Hills firefighters were dispatched […]

August 15, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge abuzz on first day

In a break from past opening day schedules, Oak Ridge High School started on Thursday last week. First period was crossed off the schedule, allowing plenty of time for some old school social networking in the quad, where the impromptu reunion included chest thumps, gossip and lots of hugs. The overall atmosphere was one of […]

August 15, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Skeel lands GM post in Tahoe

John Skeel has landed on his feet. The former El Dorado Hills Community Services District general manager took the reins of the Tahoe Resource Conservation District on July 23. You might still run into him in the supermarket, however. Reached by phone, Skeel said he was “thrilled” to be able to stay in the area, […]

August 15, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Soak up the fun at Saturday in the Park

Saturday Night in the Park, the granddaddy of El Dorado Hills summer parties, rocks the Community Park from 5 to 9 p.m this Saturday, Aug. 11. The 2012 edition is also the grand finale of a summer-long El Dorado Hills Community Services District 50th birthday party — bigger, wilder and kid-crazier than ever. It’s the bomb. The […]

August 08, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Lake Hills forms fire safe council

Residents of the Lake Hills neighborhood have relented to pressure from El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts and formed a fire safe council to encourage promised Bureau of Reclamation efforts to remove years of flammable dry brush in the neighboring Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. The council is also committed to reducing fire danger […]

August 08, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Leadership, service nothing new to ‘Grand Knight’ Haverty

Former Folsom and Sacramento Metro Fire Chief Dan Haverty has been named Grand Knight of the Holy Trinity Parish council of the Knights of Columbus. He joined the Knights in 1982 and moved with his wife Teresa to El Dorado Hills in 1987. They currently reside in Governors West Village. Holy Trinity is El Dorado […]

August 01, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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