El Dorado Hills

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 ...

Free to learn: New Montessori school comes to Folsom

Montessori pre-schools now number three in Folsom. American River Montessori in June joined the ranks of pre-schools offering the methods of renowned Italian educator Maria Montess ...

Mom Column

Moms, there are many things that remain constant, if not reliable, as we raise our children. Siblings will fight, gum will eventually get stuck in someone’s hair, the dog will ea ...

Sauna or later you need to try one of these

The Boomer generation now entering retirement age likes the latest and the best, whether its equipping their homes with the newest technology in the kitchen or drive-in size TV scr ...

Local company powers up SMUD solar

Take an 8.5-acre turkey farm in Wilton and add a 1.2-megawatt ground mount solar electric system. That equals affordable solar energy for more than 1,000 SMUD customers. Premier ...

Burger Hut hysteria hits El Dorado Hills

The ordering line snaked out the door. Seating was full to capacity. And Burger Hut owner Bill Smith was in survival mode. Smith, with fingers crossed, opened El Dorado Hills’ ne ...

A Word to the Wise

All this talk about people staying home for their vacation makes me feel like a pioneer. We’ve been doing that for years. Oh sure, we get out and away once in a long while. In th ...
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