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Local teen reaches for crown

El Dorado Hills teenager Violet Joy Hansen will compete for Miss California’s Outstanding Teen, part of the Miss America program, in June. She qualified after being crowned Miss Central California’s Outstanding Teen 2017 in February. The El Dorado Hills resident is a junior at Visions in Education charter school, where she has a 4.5 grade […]

All hands in for youth room grand opening

White Rock Village is celebrating its youth room’s grand opening, and nobody could be happier than Eddie Zacapa. Since Zacapa was hired three years ago as the residence service coordinator for Mercy Housing, he noticed there was a large, empty room in the El Dorado Hills location with a lot of potential, going unused.  Today […]

May 10, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Strides made on Southeast Connector

District 1 Supervisor John Hidahl hosted a town hall meeting last Monday inside the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Norm Rowett Pavilion to keep residents updated on the JPA Capital Southeast Connector, a 34-mile continuous expressway that will run from Interstate 5 and State Route 99 south of Elk Grove to Highway 50 just […]

May 10, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Clarksville Day 2017

Clarksville Day was back and better than ever last Saturday. History lovers, and those just curious to know more about the local region’s past, came out in perfect weather for the one day a year the locked gates of Clarksville are open to the public. Located on the south side of the new Silva Valley […]

Planners approve training farm for disabled youths

The El Dorado County Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit for a farm training program for disabled youths at its April 27 meeting. The project called the 4 Directions Farm will be located on a 57 acre parcel in Latrobe. The occupational training program will be run by the Guiding Hands School in El Dorado Hills. The […]

May 03, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

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 ,

Firefighters train for swift water rescues

With summer approaching and the rivers and waterways in the area become a hot spot for many to cool off, area fire crews took to the water to train for swift water rescues. El Dorado Hills and Rescue Fire Department crews ran drills and learned the ropes to perform successful swift water rescues Thursday at […]

May 03, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged
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