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Remove standing water to reduce mosquitoes

SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Public Health urges all Californians to eliminate standing water around their homes and businesses to help reduce mosquito populations in an effort to prevent Zika and West Nile virus infections. “As the rainy season comes to an end and temperatures rise, we will see increased mosquito activity,” said CDPH Director and […]

May 31, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

EID opposes proposed water use standards

During the recent multi-year drought, El Dorado Irrigation District customers and the community within EID’s service area stepped up to conserve when water supply conditions warranted conservation and in accordance with EID’s Drought Management Plan. The State responded with emergency conservation regulations that reflected a one-size-fits-all approach to managing our water supplies. While the Governor […]

May 10, 2017 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | 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 ,

A delicious evening with Alice Waters

Alice Waters — chef, author, food activist and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley — has been a champion of local sustainable agriculture for over four decades; she will share what she’s learned over the years and more as the inaugural speaker for the Folsom Lake College Speakers Series. Waters has had […]

March 08, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Water, water everywhere

This month El Dorado County has received nearly 13 inches of rain since the ball dropped on New Year’s Day. That’s good news. What came along with the recent soaking storm, however, didn’t exactly leave people singing in the rain. Flooding, mudslides, downed trees, road closures and rescues made headlines and while we at Village Life are ready […]

January 18, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

At EID: Water rate hikes OK’d

After considering various financial projections based on different rate increase scenarios, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors approved a 3 percent increase each year, 2017-2020, at Monday’s meeting. The increase applies to potable water, wastewater and recycled water. The rate discussion drew criticism, with some audience members blaming the increases on EID’s salaries and […]

December 21, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Trojan boy’s water polo will miss the postseason

Granite Bay’s hot start in the second round of the Sierra Foothill League championships at the El Dorado Hills CSD never let up through four quarters last week as the Grizzlies placed 13 players in the scoring column to overwhelm the Trojans 21-3. The loss put Oak Ridge in a must-win scenario against Rocklin, a […]

November 01, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,
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