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Oak Ridge alumnus outruns the pack at PARTY fun run

OAK RIDGE High School alumni Amjed Aboukhadijeh ran “the just under 6-mile course” at the Fun Run/Walk benefitting the Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth program held Aug. 20. Aboukhadijeh won by seven minutes. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Hundreds of people laced up Aug. 20 for the Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth (PARTY) program. PARTY aims to prevent teen injury while driving. Local Oak Ridge High School alumnus Amjed Aboukhadijeh ran “the just under 6-mile course” in 28:16, winning by 7 minutes and achieving […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

Yo ho, yo ho!

CAPTAIN JACK SPARERIBS, aka Ace Miles, 49, from the Bay Area entertains the crowd gathered at Village Green Park Saturday for the annual pirate invastion, which benefits the El Dorado Hills Library. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The HMS Dauntless sailed into El Dorado Hills Saturday and its salty crew spent time educating young and old pirates at heart about life on the high seas. Sword fights, cannon blasts, catapults and lots of laughter filled Village Green Park on Saturday. The pirates appearance helped raise money for the El Dorado Hills Library. […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Pirates

CAPTAIN JACK SPARERIBS, aka Ace Miles, 49, from the Bay Area entertains the crowd gathered at Village Green Park Saturday for the annual pirate invastion, which benefits the El Dorado Hills Library. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Food Bank of El Dorado County to bring free Farmers Market to Green Valley Church

The Food Bank of El Dorado County, in partnership with California Emergency FoodLink will provide its second free Farmers Market of the season at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, at Green Valley Community Church in Placerville. Green Valley Community Church is located at 3500 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville. Join us the Food Bank for […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘In the Mood’ evokes a time of hope

GOING BACK TO A SIMPLER TIME —€” "In the Mood" captures the thrill of the 1940s through authentic costumes, music and dance. Catch the show at Three Stages this coming weekend. Courtesy photo

From the saxophone section’s opening line, joined by the trumpet section, followed by the trombones and entire orchestra, the beat of Glenn Miller’s “In the Mood” is as impossible to sit still to today as it was in 1940. That year Glenn Miller was the top dance band leader in the world and “In the […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

More CSD woes: Former department manager sues

A former El Dorado Hills Community Services District department manager went public last week accusing the already battered district of wrongful termination and a basket full of inappropriate and illegal acts. Former public information officer and Support Services manager Deborah, “Debbie,” Kiley filed suit in El Dorado County Superior Court on July 29, alleging that […]

11 Comments / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye Foundation saves jobs

SHINGLE SPRINGS — At the Buckeye Union School District Board of Trustees meeting held Aug. 17 the board voted to utilize a recent grant from the private Buckeye Education Foundation to reinstate district physical education (P.E.) and library positions previously cut for the 2011-12 school year. “Thanks to the generosity of our community’s gifts to […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »