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Rotary honors Officers of the Year

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Wayne Lowery, left, and Sheriff John D'Agostini, right, congratulate deputy Bryan Brown on the Rotary Officer of the Year award. Brown and fellow deputy Keith Maher received the honor last Wednesday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies Keith Maher and Bryan Brown received accolades from the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills and their boss, Sheriff John D’Agostini, Wednesday morning as they received the title of Officers of the Year for their outstanding work and service to the community. Both men exemplify the Sheriff’s Department mission, D’Agostini said […]

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‘The Finest of Watercolors’ comes to Carmichael

Watercolor by John Salminen

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center will proudly host the 145th American Watercolor Society International Traveling Exhibition, consisting of 40 paintings created by artists from all corners of the United States, Canada and Asia. These paintings were chosen to travel throughout the United States from 142 that were on exhibit in New York. The exhibit was […]

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Genealogical society president steps down but his name stays with the group

Dr. Gwynn Akin, left, celebrates John C. Bronaugh's contributions to the El Dorado Hills Genealogical Society by establishing a speakers' fund in his name. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Genealogical Society’s retiring President John C. Bronaugh, and one of its founding directors, received an unanticipated honor at the society’s Nov. 28 meeting. Dr. Gwynn Akin, also a founding director, announced she would fund the establishment of the John C. Bronaugh Speakers’ Fund in Bronaugh’s honor because of his valuable and many contributions to […]

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Trojan grapplers take second

Oak Ridge's varsity wrestlers have some fun with their second-place trophy earned at the Freedom Duals in Oakley Saturday. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge varsity wrestlers pinned a second-place finish at the Freedom Duals in Oakley this past weekend. The Trojans took silver behind James Logan of Union City, with 30 teams entered in the dual meet format tournament. “This was an exceptional accomplishment considering we were missing three of our varsity starters, eight of our 13 wrestlers were […]

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Keep your holidays merry, bright and safe

SACRAMENTO — Holiday lights bring joy to the season, but they can also bring hazards. An estimated 400 home fires involving Christmas trees or holiday lights occur each year in the U.S., resulting in 21 deaths and $25.2 million in direct property damage, according to the National Fire Protection Association and the U.S. Fire Administration. PG&E […]

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Reverend Todd Bruce joins Trinity Episcopal

FOLSOM — The Reverend Todd Bruce has been named rector at Folsom’s historic Trinity Episcopal Church. The appointment is the result of a nearly year-long process that attracted applicants nationwide to this church whose parishioners have been a driving force for community outreach programs locally, and throughout the northern California diocese. Todd comes to the Folsom […]

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St. Stephen’s welcomes new pastor

St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church of El Dorado Hills, is pleased to announce the arrival of Pastor Trudy Franzen. Pastor Franzen grew up in Southern California and attended California State University, Fresno, where she earned a degree in Spanish and minored in music. She taught Spanish, English and English as a Second Language for 11 years […]

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