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Town Center West — let’s keep talking

EDITOR: I believe all of us adjoining neighbors would love to see a beautiful development in the Town Center West area come to be. However, we are all a little skeptical and on edge after we discovered the application for a  Home Improvement warehouse store that the developer tried to put in our back yard […]

No Comment / July 27, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

David Roth takes the helm at Buckeye USD

NEW SUPERINTENDENT at Buckeye, David Roth, sits at his desk, eager to get a handle on the community that he and his family now call home. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

“We need the entire community thinking about how to support the students and prepare them for the world of an ever-changing pace,” said Dr. David Roth, newly hired superintendent of Buckeye Union School District. “We should be constantly renewing that welcoming voice to the community, encouraging more of their input, particularly with our resources under […]

No Comment / July 26, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Catalytic converter thefts plague El Dorado Hills

EL DORADO HILLS — Three months after the rash of Cameron Park catalytic converter thefts came to an end, El Dorado Hills residents are the latest targets of the auto-centric crime spree. On July 17 and 18, four El Dorado Hills residents were victimized by catalytic converter theft, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s […]

No Comment / July 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Back to school

Ponderosa & Oak Ridge high schools Aug. 8: First day of school Latrobe School District Aug. 9: First day of school Buckeye Union School District Aug. 10: First day of school (early release) A new school immunization law requires all California students entering seventh through 12th grades in the 2011-12 school year to be immunized […]

No Comment / July 26, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Region’s artists on display

2011 BEST OF SHOW: "€œMan With Reflectors" by Kit Austin

“Magnum Opus XXII,” Sacramento Fine Arts Center’s annual open show, runs Aug. 9 through Sept. 3 at the center,  5330 B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturday. “Magnum Opus XXII” is an art show of the regions finest artists showing their finest original […]

No Comment / July 26, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Magnum Opus XXII

2011 BEST OF SHOW: "€œMan With Reflectors" by Kit Austin

No Comment / July 26, 2011 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Neighbors resist plans for big box retail in Town Center West

BED BATH AND BEYOND? — Springfield Meadows resident Terry Thomas stands in his driveway and ponders the future of the neighboring, mostly vacant Town Center West site which could become home to large retail stores under a pre-application recently filed by the Mansour Company. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Tony Mansour would like to add large retail to his Town Center West project, the 130 acres west of Latrobe Road and north of White Rock Road. At a meeting last Wednesday residents of the neighboring Stonebriar and Springfield Meadows communities voiced their concerns about “big box blight” — noise, pollution, crime, etc. — near their homes […]

10 Comments / July 25, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »