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Classic beauties roll onto the green

Jim Perrell has some fun with visitors checking out his 1956 Jaguar XK140 MC Drophead Coupe at a summer event. The classic will be parked with other great cars at the Oct. 7 Niello Concours at Serrano. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“My primary reason was to open an opportunity to the general public and to those folks that have a passion for classic and antique automobiles that they wouldn’t be able to normally see on the streets,” said Jim Perrell about displaying his classic Jaguar at this summer’s Saturday in the Park. If you missed his 1956 […]

No Comment / September 30, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

The Trade supports better lives for women

When Jonathan Klein entered an Oregon salon he didn’t expect inspiration to strike. The conversation: A hairdresser explained to Klein his need for 30 hair-cutting shears so he could go to Nicaragua and train women housed at a sex trafficking rescue house how to style hair. Klein shared the story with business partner Chris McCarley. The businessmen distribute Hattori […]

No Comment / September 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A window into the womb

Cindy Yacur, of InVision Ultrsound in Folsom, performs an ultrasound on Madeleine Michelle Fergusson at Starlight Starbright children's clothing store on East Bidwell in Folsom. Fergusson recently delivered a healthy baby boy. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Growing up with a biomedical engineer for a father, Cindy Yacur, owner of Invision Ultrasound in Folsom, was familiar with complicated medical equipment and none fascinated her more than the ultrasound machine. In high school Yacur worked in veterinary medicine and continued down the medical path, working in pharmaceutical sales. When a few friends were looking to sell a […]

No Comment / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘The best year …’

Lauren Kille called Belguim home for nearly a year and the El Dorado Hills teen spent a lot of time traveling round Europe during her Rotary Youth Exchange experience. Courtesy photo

Lauren Kille of El Dorado Hills speaks fluent French. She also eats french fries with meatballs and rabbit sauce … and likes it, at least while living in Belgium. Instead of attending her junior year at Oak Ridge High School, the 17-year-old spent the school year abroad, studying at the College St. Habelin in Belgium […]

1 Comment / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Link Crew ensures a smooth transition

Link Crew President Rebecca Dudley, 17, talks with a group of incoming freshmen during Oak Ridge High School's Freshman Orientation last week. VIllage Life photo by Pat Dollins

First day of school: A bell loudly rings and suddenly the students standing about campus channel into rivers of traffic, akin to Highway 50 in Sacramento at 8 a.m., directing themselves into specific classrooms, preparing to receive information that will shape their futures and direct the course of their lives. Welcome to freshman year of high […]

No Comment / August 07, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

The Reel deal

The Reel includes Curtis Van Winkle (electric guitar, background vocals), Kevin Balzer (electric guitar, background vocals), Cameron Stymeist (acoustic guitar, lead vocals), Christian Midthun (drums, cajon) and Jacob Ricketts (bass), left to right. The El Dorado County-based band recently won a Skype worldwide band competition. Courtesy photo

Making music is more than simply an appearance on stage, a lot of fans and popularity, according to the members of The Reel, a band with local roots that recently won the “Say it with Skype” worldwide band competition. “We’re living out our purpose through out music,” said Placerville native and lead singer Cameron Stymeist. […]

1 Comment / July 19, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

People Talk: Are you concerned about fire in your community?

         

No Comment / July 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »