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Shell station wins best food and fuel stop

Village Life readers selected the El Dorado Hills Shell station as their favorite local fuel and snack stop. David Tooley opened the station 16 years ago, and has never stopped upgrading and remodeling it, always striving to create a “safe and comfortable” feel, inside and out, he said. Tooley cited competitive gas prices, and consistent, […]

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Marshall Medical Center new Birth Center and Emergency Department coming soon

We’ve already been voted the best, and now we’re getting bigger and even better. It’s been many years in the making, but after tons of community support and construction, the new Birth Center and Emergency departments at Marshall are preparing to open. Planning for a fall grand opening this year, Marshall is excited to finally […]

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Town Center: hometown downtown

The Mansour Company’s Town Center is Village Life readers’ favorite El Dorado Hills shopping center. The sprawling European “lifestyle center” is located south of Highway 50, and is not only the oldest and largest retail complex in El Dorado Hills, it has also become the face of a community which according to the most recent […]

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Nugget Market: more than grocery shopping

Nugget Market walked off with “best of” in the grocery, deli, health food, bakery and fresh fruit/produce categories. The Woodland-based grocery chain has been family owned and operated since 1926, and has earned a national reputation for its profound respect for both employees, or “associates” in Nugget-speak, and customers, or “guests,” who are ferociously loyal […]

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Good times at Rockin’ Frog

There’s never a dull moment at Rockin’ Frog Yogurt, El Dorado Hills’ favorite frozen yogurt spot. One reason is the constant rock videos streaming from the ceiling, and the fact that kids who dance under the disco globe get a coupon for free yogurt. Another is the parade of El Dorado Hills families trouping in […]

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Purple Place serves up great breakfasts and more

Quick question: Which legendary El Dorado Hills roadhouse has once again been named as El Dorado Hills best breakfast spot? Here’s a big hint: It’s purple. The Purple Place has two faces: a friendly sports bar on one side and a fresh local grill on the other. The royal hue isn’t any particular nod to […]

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Golden Hills gets an A

Golden Hills School students’ education is so much more than lessons and tests. While the children in junior kindergarten through eighth grade study reading, writng and mathematics they also enjoy daily physical education as well as art and music. “It really provides the complete education,” said Associate Administrator Armaghan Mirhaj. “It better prepares them for the future.” The […]

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