Eagle Scout spruces up Marina Village

Marina Village students have a new place to catch up on their texting between classes thanks to an Eagle Scout who followed in his big brother’s footsteps. Last month Preston Jamieson, 14, and his work crew (fellow Scouts, friends and family) installed a new bench at the El Dorado Hills middle school, turning a barren hillside into […]

October 09, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Hands4Hope hosting dinner for thieves

Tickets are now on sale for Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference’s annual benefit dinner and costume ball dedicated to supporting the nonprofit group’s youth development program and numerous outreach activities. “Thieves In The Temple” will have a bit of an “Indiana Jones”/”Lara Croft Tomb Raider”/ “The Mummy: feel to it. Placerville’s Old Town Grill […]

October 02, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

County begins eminent domain action on Silva Valley property

El Dorado County Supervisors adopted a Resolution of Necessity to begin eminent domain proceedings to acquire one parcel in El Dorado Hills needed for the Silva Valley Parkway interchange. Recommended by the county’s Transportation Division of the Community Development Agency, the resolution opens the process based on the determination that the project represents the “greatest […]

October 02, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

CHP seeks senior volunteers

The California Highway Patrol’s Placerville Area Office is looking for motivated citizens who want to give something back to their community as senior volunteers. Senior volunteers are CHP employees who assist in both administrative and field capacities. The objectives of the CHP Senior Volunteer program are: to assist the CHP in providing enhanced public service to […]

October 09, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

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 […]

October 02, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Niello Concours to showcase Rolls-Royce, high fashion

The 10th annual Niello Concours at Serrano celebrates the Marque of Rolls-Royce and 50 years of Lamborghini and the Porsche 911 but these beautiful cars won’t be the only things to catch visitors’ attention. A James Bond-inspired fashion show is creating buzz as the must-see portion of the Oct. 6 event. “The exciting thing this year […]

October 02, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Tax man catches up to former EDH attorney

A federal jury found an El Dorado Hills man guilty of tax evasion of nearly $450,000 last Thursday. Donald M. Wanland Jr., 53, an attorney in Sacramento, was found guilty of 28 tax-related criminal charges, “including attempting to evade personal income taxes for the tax years 2000 through 2003, failing to file tax returns for […]

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