El Dorado Hills

El Dorado Hills residents protest EID’s proposed rate hike

Hundreds of angered El Dorado Hills residents turned out for a Wednesday public meeting to voice their concerns over the El Dorado Irrigation District’s proposed rate hike. AT le ...

The week in sports (May 21-23, 2014)

Wednesday, May 21 Baseball McAULIFFE BALLPARKS Lincoln vs. Colfax (4 p.m./6:30 p.m.) TONY ZUPO FIELD Vista del Lago vs. Sierra (4 p.m./6:30 p.m.)  ...

Dusty Creek Lumber owner to be remembered

A celebration of life for Phyllis M. Hautala will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9, at Dusty Creek Lumber, 1091 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills. Hautala, who owned th ...

Learn about helping kids, horses

“Rescuing horses and helping children,” part of the adult lecture series, will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the El Dorado Hills Library, 7455 Silva ...

Role-playing gets students involved in history

Teacher Feature Mary Bears Sixth-grade history, language arts and PC Pal Coordinator Rolling Hills Middle School, El Dorado Hills --- Q: How long have you been a teacher and ...

Saturday in the Park hits a home run

While musical acts kept adults entertained, water slides, bounce houses and a mechanical bull thrilled those of the younger set during Saturday in the Park. Approximately 3,000 tur ...

Reverse mortgages could boost home ownership

For those who don’t know (moi included), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development finally puckered up and put a kiss on last year’s Housing and Economic Recovery Ac ...

Cops: Illegal pot is growing problem

The recent eradication of two illegal marijuana grows that yielded more than 45,000 marijuana plants in El Dorado County with an estimated street value of more than $83 million is ...

Fifty things to do

The Fabulous 50, more commonly known as Highway 50, offers visitors and travelers many options ranging from live performances to outdoor recreation. This list is certainly not comp ...

Entertainment calendar

Thursday El Dorado Musical Theatre Wine Tasting Benefit is from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pete’s Restaurant & Brewhouse in El Dorado Hills Town Center featuring wines from Madrona Vineyard ...

Fraud allegations land former EDH man in jail

A former El Dorado Hills man is cooling his heels behind bars. Richard R. Betchley, a former resident of El Dorado Hills, was arrested today on suspicion of committing 28 felonies ...

Variety keeps things interesting for this instructor

Questions for Laura Bardini, sixth-grade teacher of English/history/novel ideas at Marina Village Middle School in El Dorado Hills Q: How long have you been a teacher and why did ...

Goat Bandit strikes again

The “Goat Bandit” committed his ninth bank robbery Monday and walked away with a bag full of cash again. The suspect, who is also wanted in connection with bank robberies in Au ...

Young scientist awarded $10,000 scholarship

One of El Dorado Hills’ own will receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Davidson Institute for Talent Development, a national non-profit organization stationed in Reno, Nev. that ...