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Pondo once again takes top Academic Decathlon honors

Ponderosa High School won the El Dorado County Academic Decathlon on Feb. 1 at Union Mine High School. This is the 22nd consecutive win for the Bruins and now the Shingle Springs high school will represent El Dorado County in the California Academic Decathlon on March 21 and 22. The competition will take place in […]

No Comment / February 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting’s trial to begin in April

Ray Nutting, right, sits with his attorney, David Weiner, in court on Feb. 21. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The trial of El Dorado County District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting was confirmed during a Feb. 21 hearing. El Dorado County Deputy District Attorney James Clinchard, noting that co-prosecutor Deputy Attorney General Peter Wellings was unable to attend the hearing, confirmed the April 8 trial. Clinchard outlined the trial — potential jurors coming in on […]

No Comment / February 24, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Bowa proves himself a “good stick”

Austin Bowa, 18, from El Dorado Hills, left,  pilots a Robinson R22 helicopter along with designated pilot examiner Oren Breedlove from Sacramento at the Auburn Airport.  Village Life Photo by Pat Dollins

Valentine’s Day means flowers and chocolates for most, but for Austin Bowa it was a much sweeter treat as he earned his license as a commercial helicopter pilot while also celebrating his 18th birthday. A very self-possessed and modest young man, Bowa has been single-mindedly pursuing his dream of piloting a helicopter since he was […]

No Comment / February 24, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Survey says yes to open space, no to homes

While supporting a healthy mix of urban and rural charm, El Dorado Hills residents who participated in the community survey don’t necessarily back more rooftops. This and many other survey results were discussed last Wednesday night inside the packed El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion. The El Dorado Hills Community Economic Development Advisory Committee […]

1 Comment / February 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fairytale Town celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so …g et on your way!” Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday at Fairytale Town on Sunday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a read-aloud of his beloved books and Seuss-themed hands-on activities. “Green Eggs and Ham,” “Fox in Sox,” “Hop […]

No Comment / February 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Voices of Afghanistan share songs of hope

FOLOSM — Despite enduring great personal risk in their homeland when music was controlled, censored and finally banned altogether, Ustad Farida Mahwash and Homayoun Sakhi persevered in developing their musical talent independently. Now working together as Voices of Afghanistan, these remarkable artists bring together and perform a blend of ghazals, Afghan folk songs imbued with […]

No Comment / February 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Arts Center hosts several colorful events in March

"Carnie" by Skip Lee

March at Sacramento Fine Arts Center opens with Animal House the Exhibit and finishes with Mira Loma High School IB Art Show in Galleries 1 and 2. Special to the Arts Center is an Exhibit “Recent Works” by Skip Lee in the newly remodeled Gallery 3. George and Mary Hargrave Show in the Foyer Gallery. […]

No Comment / February 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »