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Dale Stanec Jr., DDS, marks 10 years in Cameron Park

Dale III, 9, (seated) and Luis, 7, get a lesson on proper brushing technique from Dad. Dale Stanec Jr., with the help of his wife Elena, operates a successful dental practice in Cameron Park. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Three months out of dental school in 2000, Dale Stanec Jr., DDS, was the first graduate in his class to open a dental practice starting from scratch. “I got to create my own puzzle and do it the way it works for me,” he said. “My practice is very small and low-key.” In his office […]

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EDH teen crowned ‘outstanding’

Sydney Claire Slaughter

Sydney Claire Slaughter, 14, was crowned Miss Sacramento County’s Outstanding Teen at Inderkum High School in Sacramento on Jan. 28. Founded in 2005 by the Miss America Scholarship Foundation, the Outstanding Teen competition was organized to encourage positive achievement by helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement […]

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Selland’s opening is something to nosh about

Three generations of Sellands gathered in El Dorado Hills over the weekend for the opening of Selland'€™s Market Café in Town Center. Chef and front-man Randal Selland, center, presided over a three-day VIP soft opening, with lots of help from his family, including daughter-in-law and marketing manager Gina Nelson, left, grandson Owen Nelson and partner and step-son Josh Nelson, right. Not pictured, but equally critical to the enterprise are Selland's wife, chef Nancy Zimmer, and their daughter and partner Tamara Baker. The El Dorado Hills café is the family'€™s fourth restaurant in the area, and the first outside Sacramento. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Dedicated foodies in El Dorado Hills have something new to nosh about. The purpose of the Selland’s Market Café soft opeing in El Dorado Hills on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights was ostensibly to shake down operations and break in the roughly 50 new employees, many of whom live in El Dorado Hills, according to […]

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People Talk: Who’s gonna win the Superbowl?

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Chamber celebrates people, business

Sue VanDelinder of El Dorado Disposal presents the annual Community Service Award to Serrano Associates and Parker Development during the El Dorado Hills Chamber recognition banquet. Visionary Serrano builder Tom Howard accepted the award, which El Dorado Disposal won last year. Photo by Vomund Photography

El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce business and political leaders gathered at the Serrano Country Club last Thursday to recognize contributions to the community in 2011, celebrate local businesses achievements in a local economy that’s sputtering back to life and to install new chamber leadership for 2012. KFBK radio personality Ed Crane mastered the ceremony […]

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A dose of Dan: Is it unpopular in America today to be successful?

I was intrigued with media reports earlier this month on a Florida college professor’s American dream essay assignment and the results his students turned in. According to reports, Valencia College economics professor Jack Chambless asked about 180 sophomore students from three classes to write an essay on what the American dream meant to them. The […]

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It’s a three-peat for Sol ’01

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El Dorado United Sol ’01 won the recent U11 girls NorCal Premier State Cup championship. They beat FCA Storm in the championship game 2-1. This is the third straight state cup championship for the Sol ’01 team. Coached by Henry Reis the team is Ava Nkadi, Samantha Ikemoto, Mekaylla White, Ella Velcelean, Emily Ormson, Alyssa […]

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