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Knight elected trustee for Los Rios

Former member of the Board of Supervisors John Knight came out ahead in Tuesday’s election and will serve as the Trustee, Area 3, on the board of the Los Rios Community College District. El Dorado Hills resident Knight won with 29.9 percent of the total vote, followed by Brad Trimble with 25.1 percent; Marc Allaman with […]

Comments Off / November 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Two supervisors: Ranalli, Novasel win

Although the election results are not yet final with 8,000 to 10,000 votes still to be counted, it looks like the two new members of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will be Sue Novasel and Mike Ranalli. Leading by 550 votes in the 4th District supervisorial race is Ranalli with 52.7 percent of the […]

Comments Off / November 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Deputy Oliver remembered as compassionate, dedicated man

Law enforcement officers from all over California and Nevada file into the Adventure Christian Church Monday morning for fallen Sacramento Sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver's memorial service. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Danny P. Oliver Feb. 9, 1967-Oct. 24, 2014 ROSEVILLE — At least 5,000 law enforcement personnel, friends, family members and elected officials attended the memorial service for slain Sacramento County Sheriff Deputy Danny P. Oliver on Monday, Nov. 3. Oliver, 47, a resident of El Dorado County, was shot and killed Oct. 24 during a […]

Comments Off / November 04, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Murder suspects make first court apperance

Accused cop killer Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamonte, 34, identified in court documents as Marcelo Marquez, was arraigned last week in Sacramento Superior Court on 14 charges including two counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder, four counts of carjacking, stealing a patrol car and deputy’s weapon, being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession […]

Comments Off / November 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Opportunity Acres: Ranch is a special choice

MICHELLE WENELL, founder of Opportunity Acres, left, visits the mini-horse and goat pen with adult day program team members Blair, center, and Sam. Team members maintain the ranch and care for its livestock. Cameron Park Life photo by Krysten Kellum

At long last, youths with autism have a place they can call their own: Opportunity Acres. Located in Shingle Springs, the ranch is a mix of uses that at first glance don’t seem to fit together. For example, what does boarding horses and dressage have to do with rescued horses, goats and a petting zoo? And what […]

Comments Off / October 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

CPCSD race: Meet the candidates

Four positions on the board of the Cameron Park Community Services District will be filled by voters in November. Three of the spots are for four-year terms and one is to fill a two-year spot. Running to fill the two-year term are: Gerald Lillpop Lillpop said the reason he wants to serve on the board of directors […]

Comments Off / October 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Planners OK El Dorado Hills rezone

A rezoning proposal for property within the Wilson Estates was approved by the El Dorado County Planning Commission at its Oct. 9 meeting. Located on the north side of Green Valley Road, approximately 3,000 feet east of the intersection with Silva Valley Road in El Dorado Hills, the commission voted to rezone the property from One-Acre […]

Comments Off / October 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »