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Three run for two Folsom City Council seats

Two incumbents and one challenger will vie for two seats on the Folsom City Council at the Nov. 6 general election. The two candidates with the highest number of votes will take office on Dec. 10. The Folsom City Council is composed of five members elected at large. Each council member represents the entire city […]

No Comment / August 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Ethos U10 team brings home the trophies

The Ethos U10 Boys Blue team won its last two tournaments, beating some tough competition. Courtesy photo

By Jennifer Ostrode   The U10 Boys Blue team brought home the coveted first-place trophy at the Juventus Tournament of Champions on Aug. 3-5. This is one of the most prestigious tournaments in Northern California and the boys fought hard to come out on top. After tying Turlock 0-0 in their first game, the boys went […]

No Comment / August 22, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Blue Shield Crop Swap showcases sustainability

Debi Tysdale, left, of El Dorado Hills learns about chicken keeping from Forest Hill resident Cyndi Richmond, as part of the inaugural Blue Shield Crop Swap last week at the company's El Dorado HIlls office. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Blue Shield employees put on the inaugural Crop Swap in the lobby of their El Dorado Hills headquarters on Aug. 20, showcasing employee skills and accomplishments in sustainable lifestyles. Nancy Shaw is Blue Shield’s corporate social responsibility manager, based at the insurance giant’s San Francisco headquarters. She was in El Dorado Hills for the day […]

No Comment / August 21, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

GM getting new contract

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors is renegotiating General Manager Mary Cahill’s employment contract. The current contract expires Sept. 30. Cahill has served as general manager since October 2011. When hired she was paid $85,500. In April she received a $5,000 raise. Her current contract calls for the district to pay 4 […]

No Comment / August 20, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Huge EDH turnout for fallen Marine

The Marine Corps Honor Guard folds an American Flag to be presented to Russ and Marsha Mote, parents of Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, at the Marine's funeral Sunday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Family, friends and the community bid farewell to Staff Sgt. Sky Mote at a service Sunday, just days after thousands lined the streets to honor the fallen Marine coming home for the last time. No one knows for sure how many people came out during the procession Thursday evening. No invitations were sent or tickets […]

No Comment / August 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Football: Trojans ready to kick off season

Taking snaps behind the center is Trojan quarterback Jacob Sipes, who also doubles as a wide receiver on offense. Photo by Janet Hallare

Oak Ridge High School’s varsity football team kicks off the 2012 season on Friday in a non-league game against Vista del Lago. Since May the Trojans have prepared for the new season, including taking part in a full-tackle football camp over the summer. Trojans head coach Eric Cavaliere and his coaching staff journeyed to San […]

No Comment / August 20, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Ethos Soccer makes great strides

The Ethos U14 soccer team poses with exhchange players Dennis and David Wei, third and fourth from left in the front row. Next year temas plan to travel to China to visit schools and possibly complete a humanitarian project. Courtesy photo

One year ago they didn’t have practice fields or even entry into the area competitive league, but midway through Ethos soccer club’s inaugural season the approximately 100 kids that comprise eight competitive teams of U10- U14 players are shining in regional tournaments while living the organization’s creed of “character, commitment and community.” With a staff […]

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