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Grace Foundation volunteers help heal wounds

Jean Acosta goes nose to nose with Rusty, a Grace Foundation resident that she plans to adopt. The two met at the Whispering PInes Ranch in Susanville where she helped other volunteers rescue the abused and starving horses. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

On a gusty and bright fall afternoon on the Grace Foundation ranch dozens of volunteers feed, socialize and exercise horses, many of which suffered starvation and abuse at Whispering Pines Ranch in Susanville. Intel Project Manager Jean Acosta works with her “project horse,” a spirited and affectionate 2-year-old gelding mustang named Rusty. She plans to […]

No Comment / November 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A visit with the Spine-olator

Richard Esposito

As I lay flat on my stomach with my head buried in a doughnut shaped cushion, I wondered “How did I get here?” The chiropractor’s office was dimly lit with a few nondescript art pieces on the walls. From my position I could see a poster offering tips on caring for your spine. It illustrated […]

No Comment / November 25, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

EDH sewer lift station to get facelift

A sewer lift station in El Dorado Hills will get a nearly $1 million facelift and none too soon. “Extremely, extremely bad” is how Wastewater/Recycled Water Division Manager Vicki Caulfield described the Timberline lift station. “This is an emergency. We’re not waiting,” said Director George Wheeldon. “We have to replace these things before they fail. […]

No Comment / November 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Shoppers line up for midnight deals

Big buy —€” First in line outside the store, El Dorado Hills resident Nicholas Boyle made quick work of his Black Friday shopping trip at Target, taking advantage of a great TV doorbuster and other sales. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

At the stroke of midnight the post-Thanksgiving shopping season officially began in El Dorado Hills when about 500 night owls rushed into Target and snatched up irresistible deals. Minutes after the doors opened shoppers had their carts full. So what deals had them all up early or out late? “It’s mostly electronics and toys early […]

1 Comment / November 25, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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Big buy —€” First in line outside the store, El Dorado Hills resident Nicholas Boyle made quick work of his Black Friday shopping trip at Target, taking advantage of a great TV doorbuster and other sales. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

No Comment / November 25, 2011 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Gold River Carpet One celebrates 20 years, going strong

For bamboo flooring, Jeff and Meredith Krekelberg say that stranded woven bamboo is 40 percent harder and wears better than straight bamboo. Here they show samples in light and dark colors. Photo by Roberta Long

Jeff and Meredith Krekelberg have been successful business and family partners for more than 20 years. Mutual respect and appreciation for one another, and pride in their work, has led to a continuing expansion of their Gold River Carpet One store in Rancho Cordova. Jeff gives Meredith a lot of credit. “She has a brilliant […]

No Comment / November 23, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

People Talk: What are you grateful for this holiday season?

 

No Comment / November 23, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »