Tough love ahead of snake season

Green Valley Animal Hospital provided canine rattlesnake aversion training over the weekend, a complimentary service to dog owners who wanted to ensure their four-legged companions remain safe once rattlesnake season is upon us. Cody Will with Rattlesnake Ready, LLC was on hand from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to train dogs in a four-step process […]

May 03, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Spring has sprung: Experience nature’s wonders on Gardens of the Hills tour

Some of our area’s most gorgeous garden oases are open to explore, admire and offer inspiration during the eighth annual Gardens of the Hills tour presented by the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills May 6 & 7. Ticket holders may enjoy four residential gardens and art displays plus a lush, 2-acre garden in the Four […]

May 03, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Monsignor to retire

Holy Trinity Catholic Church’s Monsignor James Kidder announced during last Sunday Masses that he will retire as pastor on July 1, bringing to an end more than 25 years at the parish he has been with since its beginning. Explaining that when a priest approaches his 75th birthday, he is expected to submit his resignation […]

Town Center apartment plan back

Two years after plans for an apartment complex in the heart of Town Center were placed on hold, the developer has submitted an altered plan to the county. Public comments are being accepted on its Draft Environmental Impact Report through May 8. The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors gave conceptual approval in late 2014 […]

Assemblyman Kiley talks schools, roads

Constituents gathered for Assemblyman Kevin Kiley’s first community coffee event inside the Norm Rowett Pavilion in El Dorado Hills Friday morning. It was a casual setting for residents to discuss issues affecting the state and local region with their representative, who was elected in November 2016.

Brunch’a Dreams a tasty success

The Hands4Hope – Youth Making a Difference Youth Board hosted its sixth annual benefit event, A Brunch’a Dreams, earlier this month, raising $4,378. Seventy percent of the proceeds will benefit The Sweet Dreams Foundation and the balance of the funds raised will help fund the H4H Leadership Program’s incoming 2017-18 leaders. The Hands4Hope Youth Board is supporting The Sweet […]

March 29, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Marina Village makeover coming soon

The construction of a two-story building to house 13 technology-enhanced classrooms at Marina Village Middle School is likely to begin in June. The Rescue Union School District has other imminent improvements planned for the middle school, including installing a new field, which will benefit students and the community at large. Portable classrooms 17 through 29 […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,