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‘Mrs. G’ crowned Teacher of the Year

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Teacher of the Year Debbie Giannotti, seated holding plaque, is surrounded by family, colleagues, students and Rotarians congratulating her on her success. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Oak Ridge High School Assistant Principal Pam Bartlett couldn’t say enough about the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Teacher of the Year. Debbie Giannotti, aka “Mrs. G,” has boundless energy and enthusiasm for her students and encourages lifelong learning, Bartlett told the crowd at Wednesday’s breakfast meeting. “She changes the lives of her students,” Bartlett […]

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Jackson Elementary gets Recyclebank check

Jaime Staples with Recyclebank and Jackson Elementary Principal Michele Miller hold the check the school received. Money was raised from residents donating their Recyclebank points to the school and that was matched with grants. Courtesy photo

Jackson Elementary School, with the help of Recyclebank and Waste Connections, has reached its fundraising goal and received a grant from the Recyclebank Green Schools program. On May 10 Jaime Staples, Recyclebank account manager, presented Principal Michele Miller with a $2,058.92 check for Jackson’s participation in the program, which awards schools grant money for unique student projects that […]

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Get ready for garden envy

Vicki and Tony Gosden's garden features many plants and flowers grown from seed. The couple also planted trees around their property to give it a lush look. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Go green this weekend with a walk in some of the most beautiful gardens El Dorado Hills has to offer. The Assistance League of Sierra Foothills presents its Gardens of the Hills garden and art tour. This year six homeowners will graciously open their gardens to visitors, who will undoubtedly come away with some great […]

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Garden tour

Vicki and Tony Gosden's garden features many plants and flowers grown from seed. The couple also planted trees around their property to give it a lush look. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

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Remarkable Folsom Symphony to close season with additional performance

Sometimes, when one grows up surrounded by greatness, it is easy to take it for granted – or not to recognize it for what it truly is. Take, for example, the Folsom Symphony. Eight years ago a “little local orchestra” was formed — the Folsom Lake Symphony Orchestra, as it was called at the time. […]

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Trojans 10-run Ponderosa

In their final tune-up game before the playoffs, the Oak Ridge Trojan baseball team wasted no time dismantling the Ponderosa Bruins in a six-inning, mercy-rule 10-0 win. The game was close early. Oak Ridge starter Alex Fitchett shut out the Bruins while Ponderosa’s Jacob Bist settled down after allowing a first-inning run off of a […]

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EDH Crime Watch: May 3-9

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Too much May 4: A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on White Rock Road. Warranted May 5: Deputies took a 28-year-old man who had a warrant out for his arrest in another state into custody on Suffolk Way. Busted May […]

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