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Rescue USD opens kindergarten registration

Rescue Union School District welcomes regular kindergarten, junior (transitional) kindergarten, new student registration and transfer requests for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration will begin Feb. 1. Enrollment packets and transfer request forms will be available to parents at all school sites beginning Monday, Jan 28.    Students must be 5 years of age on or before […]

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Mike Lilienthal loves to lead

El Dorado Hills Fire Marshal and Battalion Chief Mike Lilienthal has always loved firefighting and fire engines. His father was a fire captain in Los Angeles. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Mike Lilienthal knows the exact day he questioned his decision to become a firefighter: Feb. 6, 1997. Just three months after taking a job with the Stockton Fire Department he and fellow firefighters responded to a residential structure fire with an elderly victim trapped inside. Firefighters rushed in and, Lilienthal recalled, “As I was walking […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 17-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Locked or not? Jan. 17: A theft victim reported a grand theft from a possibly unlocked vehicle parked on Stratford Circle. Can’t get away Jan. 19: An 18-year-old man was cited after he allegedly tried to steal alcohol from a Francisco Drive store. Lights […]

No Comment / January 27, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Oak Ridge boys upend Bruins 50-40

Trojan Josh Simms shoots over Ponderosa defenders during Friday's game. Oak Ridge bested the Bruins by 10 points. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Led by a feverish home crowd and the play of senior guard Josh Simms, the Oak Ridge Trojans avenged last year’s devastating loss with a 50-40 victory over the visiting Ponderosa Bruins. “It was a huge win for us. We came out strong and in rhythm. We’re confident and know that we can beat anyone when […]

No Comment / January 27, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lance Armstrong’s fall is a timeless tale

The world’s greatest storytellers allow us to better understand human beings and their complexities through fiction. Lance Armstrong’s sad fall from grace since his admission of doping is a true story, but it could just as easily been torn from the great writers’ notebooks. Armstrong symbolizes what students in high school and college English classes […]

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Senior News: January 2013

Valentine’s Day party coming soon Don’t wait too long! It’s time to make your reservations for the annual Valentine’s Day Luncheon sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Senior Support Council, the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and the Senior Nutrition lunch program. The date is Friday, Feb. 8, and the party will be held in […]

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Liars rock the Liars Bench

The Fabulous Liars bring their unique style of Rock ‘n’ Roll to the Liars Bench in Downtown Placerville, Friday, Feb. 1. Music starts at 9 p.m. “The Fabulous Liars at The Liars Bench. We’ve been looking forward to playing there for a long time,” said Ed Wilson, one of the guitarists for the band. “Matter […]

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