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Hometown hero: Shannon McGoey

Hero_Shannon McGoey

Shannon McGoey, 20, graduated Ranger School in August and has been promoted to corporal with the 75th Ranger Regiment in the Army Infantry. McGoey is stationed in Fort Benning, Ga. McGoey has completed various rigorous trainings, including and not limited to Airborne School, Ranger School and RASP (in order to be selected to serve with the 75th Regiment Army Rangers). Ranger […]

No Comment / September 25, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Senior Nutrition Program needs drivers

The El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program Home-Delivered Meal Service currently has a critical need for volunteer drivers. Volunteers are especially needed to help deliver meals in the Cameron Park, El Dorado Hills and Placerville areas. Senior Nutrition Program volunteer drivers deliver meals once a week from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, and […]

No Comment / September 25, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Darren Satterfield

Airman Darren Satterfield

Air Force Airman Darren C. Satterfield graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

No Comment / September 25, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Seniors get bird’s-eye view

Millie Smith, center, couldn't stop smiling after her ride up in the sky. She called the fire department's new ladder truck "fantastic." El Dorado Hills resident Paul Thompson, right, also enjoy the view from the top. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

You couldn’t stop Millie Smith from being first in line to test out the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s new ladder truck. She fearlessly strapped on a helmet and harness, climbed the truck’s steps and cheered as the 100-foot ladder extended and climbed over the Moni Gilmore Senior Center. “It was fantastic,” she said after […]

1 Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Seniors on the fire truck

Millie Smith, center, couldn't stop smiling after her ride up in the sky. She called the fire department's new ladder truck "fantastic." El Dorado Hills resident Paul Thompson, right, also enjoy the view from the top. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

           

No Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Development discussion coming up; ballot measures planned

When the Board of Supervisors  hosted a workshop to discuss growth in the county so many people turned out, Supervisor Ron Briggs opened the meeting with a joke about calling the fire marshal. “The room was overflowing,” said Ellen Van Dyke of the Green Valley Alliance, a coalition of local residents concerned about easing congestion […]

1 Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mote family healing, helping soldiers

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

In the year since the death of their beloved son and brother Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, the Mote family has had to come to terms with the painful details surrounding Aug. 10, 2012. Serving his third tour of duty, Sky, 27, worked for the Marine Special Operations Command in Afghanistan and trained local police […]

No Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »