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Don’t get caught with your boots off

Colder winter weather is coming and El Dorado County health officials are asking residents to take steps to prepare. “By planning ahead, before the cold weather arrives, individuals can ensure that their home, loved ones and pets are protected,” said Kristine Oase Guth with the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency. According to […]

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Children treated to shopping spree, breakfast

JUST MY SIZE! - Joseff Johnson, 11, of Placerville holds up a 49er's jersey to check the size while shopping with Big Brother Glen Ingram of Diamond Springs. More than 170 children were treated to a Target shopping spree and Rotary pancake breakfast during the Snowball Holiday Shopping event Saturday morning in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Christmas came early for more than 170 children Saturday morning. Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County hosted its annual Snowball Holiday Shopping event at the El Dorado Hills Target. The children, teamed up with a volunteer, shopped for toys, clothes and other goodies thanks to donations from El Dorado Disposal, the Steers family […]

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New investigator position to focus on elder abuse

Sheriff John D’Agostini recently announced the addition of a new investigator position that will be added to the sheriff’s detective bureau. This new position will solely be used to investigate elder abuse and financial crimes. There is a large population of elderly citizens residing within El Dorado County. The county’s elderly population is 31.62 percent […]

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Pacific Trauma Specialists help heal emotional distress

Kirsten Kraus, somatic therapist, left, and Lisa Larson, licensed marriage and family therapist, and staff offer cutting-edge and cost-effective therapies for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder at Pacific Trauma Center in Folsom. Larson is founder and director of the center. Photo by Roberta Long

Everything about the Pacific Trauma Center in Historic Folsom is designed for healing. Before Lisa Larson, licensed marriage and family therapist, opened the door to clients, she and sister Kirsten Kraus, a somatic therapist, designed spaces in each room with attention to color, light, scent, texture and sound. They created a warm, safe and supportive […]

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Oak Ridge girls pocket Toss Up trophy

Trojan Shelby Peters eyes the bucket in Thursday's Toss Up opener to score two of her game-high 14 points in the win over Will C. Wood. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Anderson named tournament MVP Playing its second tournament in as many weeks, the Oak Ridge High girls basketball squad duplicated its previous Shoot Out success — taking home the Toss Up championship after beating Christian Brothers 58-47 Saturday night. “We beat a very quality opponent tonight. (Christian Brothers) is one of the toughest teams in […]

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Bengal girls win volleyball championship

The Bengals have a lot to celebrate. These Rolling Hills athletes brought home the Foothill Athletic League Championship, capping off an undefeated season. Courtesy photo

EL DORADO HILLS — The Rolling Hills Middle School seventh grade girls volleyball team, coached by Oak Ridge alumni Robin Portela, capped off its undefeated regular season by sweeping the Foothill Athletic League Championships. The team consists of Kate Green-Jones, Haley Dean, Annaliese McNeil, Ellie Reid, Madison LaMont, Hailey Powers, Aubrey Kenny, Anna Tierney, Emily […]

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Junior Trojan players become All Stars

El Dorado Hills seventh-graders Nate Otto, JT Eichorn, Blake Sale, Jacob Walter and Jack Laing, left to right, were selected to be on the 2012 Sierra "Team Sacramento" All Star football team. Photo courtesy of Candace Laing

Congratulations are in order to five El Dorado Hills Junior Trojans. Seventh-graders Nate Otto, JT Eichorn, Blake Sale, Jacob Walter and Jack Laing were selected to be on the 2012 Sierra “Team Sacramento” All Star football team. Sixty-four teams from all over the United States and Canada representing their state/province battle in a single elimination tournament to […]

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