Bring the heat to new batting cage

A new Community Park batting cage  marks a win-win for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and El Dorado Hills Little League. “The old batting cage was an eye sore,” said EDHCSD Sports Coordinator Frank Sianez. “It was so dilapidated and hardly ever used we completely tore it down and rebuilt it from scratch […]

July 17, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged

EDHCSD opts not to take dip into county funds

When Supervisor Ron Mikulaco learned the city of Placerville and the Cameron Park Community Services District planned to request money from the El Dorado County’s General Fund for their public pools, he wanted the El Dorado Hills Community Services District to also receive one-time funds for its pool. Yet when he presented the idea to the EDHCSD […]

July 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Teen Center gets high-tech outdoor game

“It feels like a video game but it takes so much physical exertion,” said El Dorado Hills Community Services District Youth Development Coordinator Whitney Kahn of the NEOS 360, a deluxe piece of electronic play equipment installed behind the Teen Center earlier this month. “This is the perfect bridge between electronics and being outside enjoying […]

July 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Super water saver shares tips

Don’t hate her because her lawn is beautiful. While most homeowners have accepted dry, brown lawns due to enforced watering restrictions, El Dorado Hills resident Marie Levy’s grass is vibrant and her water bill is 60 percent less than it used to be. “We’re always having a drought here in California so I’m always thinking of […]

July 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

West Nile virus found in EDH

El Dorado County’s Environmental Management Division of the Community Development Agency and Health and Human Services Agency received confirmation on July 11 that West Nile virus has been detected in one bird found in the El Dorado Hills area; the first confirmed positive results for 2014 in the county. The bird, a Western Scrub Jay, […]

July 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

1 dead in freeway crash

A woman died and two men were injured in a collision on Highway 50 Thursday afternoon. Wesley Rickard, 79, of Rancho Murieta, was driving his silver 2014 Honda Civic in the No. 3 lane westbound on Highway 50 east of El Dorado Hills Boulevard in El Dorado Hills at about 25 mph with his hazard lights […]

July 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

No new taxes, fire officials confirm

A sign warning Latrobe residents that they would pay higher taxes if the El Dorado Hills Fire Department annexed the community’s fire department brought about 20 concerned resident to Millers Hill School earlier this month. The sign was wrong. “Will your tax rate change after the annexation? Absolutely not,” Latrobe Fire Chief Chris Couper assured the […]

July 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,