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EDH woman critical after horrific Jeepers Jamboree accident

An accident during the 60th annual Jeepers Jamboree severely injured an El Dorado Hills woman on July 28. Rachel Anne Gray, 21, was flown to UC Davis Medical Center after her vehicle rolled down a hill near the middle of Cadillac Hill on the Rubicon Trail in Placer County, according to California Highway Patrol officer […]

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Folsom Zoo Sanctuary made fire safe

The Folsom Fire Safe Council, in partnership with the city of Folsom and Cal Fire, has completed a shaded fuel break project to improve the overall safety of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary from the threat of wildfire. Since 1963 this small zoo has provided safe, life-long homes for animals that were either raised and rejected […]

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Summer is salad season

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Summer is a time for salads. Summer is a time for lighter meals. Those facts became more apparent after a call from Michelle Schanel, owner and chef at The Snooty Frog in Cameron Park’s Burke Junction, regarding exactly that and her solution. “It is becoming more common during the summer months for people to ask […]

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Don’t forget back-to-school immunizations

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency Public Health Division offers back-to-school immunizations for children. Public Health can provide all childhood vaccinations required for school entry, including those needed for kindergarten entry, and the Tdap vaccine which is required for incoming seventh-graders and for those students in grades eight through 12 who are transferring from another state […]

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Sierra Storm rolls into PONY World Series

Sierra Valley 12s play in the PONY World Series this week. Courtesy photo

Sierra Valley Storm 12u boys are rolling along at the Bronco World Series in Monterey, as of Monday going 3-0 on their way to the championship Aug. 9. The players’ bats and arms have continued to be strong, posting 29 runs and giving up only eight.  However, the competition remains very challenging with several teams […]

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Leadership, service nothing new to ‘Grand Knight’ Haverty

Dan Haverty of El Dorado Hills has been named Grand Knight of the Holy Trinity Parish council of the Knights of Columbus. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Former Folsom and Sacramento Metro Fire Chief Dan Haverty has been named Grand Knight of the Holy Trinity Parish council of the Knights of Columbus. He joined the Knights in 1982 and moved with his wife Teresa to El Dorado Hills in 1987. They currently reside in Governors West Village. Holy Trinity is El Dorado […]

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Valley View Elementary gets held back

Buckeye Union School District Facilities Director Ray Boike and Superintendent David Roth stand in front of Valley View Elementary, a new school nearly finished, but until enrollment in the school's service area increases the school will not open to students. Some buildings will be used to house district administration. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The Valley View Elementary School is nearly complete, but won’t open its doors to students until more homes are sold in the Blackstone master planned community it serves. Until then, the $16 million school will become an interim district headquarters. Woodland-based Broward Construction is on track to turn the site over to the Buckeye Union […]

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