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GHS students demonstrate ‘Acts of Kindness’

The Powerful N.I.N.J.A.S, Character Nerds and Team Gold put together goody bags with essential items donated by the students for residents of the Upper Room in Placerville. Courtesy photo

As part of Golden Hills School’s Character Education programstudents participate in weekly lessons and activities to promote good character traits and service to the community. On March 1 they put what they learned into practice through the creation of Act of Kindness Day. Eleven teams (made up of students from junior kindergarten through eighth grade) brainstormed ways […]

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The Powerful N.I.N.J.A.S, Character Nerds and Team Gold put together goody bags with essential items donated by the students for residents of the Upper Room in Placerville. Courtesy photo

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Beaver debate getting too personal

EDITOR: Regarding the recent Village Life article “Neighbors battle over beaver:” I would like to take exception to the writer’s characterization of Scott Jefferson, the Four Seasons general manager, as “intransigent” in his insistance that the decision on the beaver’s fate is sealed. This would imply that Scott refuses to compromise on that decision, assuming […]

No Comment / March 06, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EDH sewer plant permit in doubt

The El Dorado Hills Wastewater Treatment Plant’s permit is in limbo after a tie vote failed to advance the permit renewal process. A request to approve a $56,000 consulting contract to aid the permit renewal process got a no vote from El Dorado Hills-based Director Alan Day Feb. 27. “I have a real problem voting […]

No Comment / March 06, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Check fixeid.org’s facts

Reporter Mike Roberts of El Dorado Hills Village Life characterized the fixeid.org web authors as watchdogs. The analogy is apt: They’re vicious and dangerous to both EID and its customers. I’ve begun a new section on www.sierrafoot.org titled “What’s wrong with FIXEID.” The main part in terms of size of content is a reference section, slightly over […]

No Comment / March 05, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Murder, mystery on stage with ‘And Then There Were None’

Captain Lombard (Spencer Paquin), left, and Vera (Kimberly Weinberger) discuss who the mysterious murderer might be. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Kimberly Weinberger has been acting since she was 6 years old. It started with improv performances in front of family and friends at home. “I was a huge pretender as a kid,” Weinberger said, laughing. “Huge, elaborate stories I would make up in my living room.” Over the years Weinberger has performed in plays in […]

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Betchley sentenced

By Cole Mayer Richard Betchley, the man convicted of scamming Serrano investors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, was sentenced Friday to one year in county jail with three years of felony probation. Betchley, who swindled investors using fraudulent businesses he owned and property he defaulted on, pleaded no contest to three felonies — one […]

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