Megan Donnelly

Turkey shot with arrow dies

El Dorado Hills residents reported a turkey wandering about with an arrow stuck in its side the first weekend in July. After making several phone calls to track down the bird, Village Life has learned that the turkey suffered internal injuries and did not survive. A California Fish and Game warden captured the turkey, which was […]

July 18, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Teen turns trash into treasure

Bevyn Cassidy takes the saying “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” to heart. The 15-year-old Oak Ridge High School student started her own recycling business called “Changing This World.” She leaves recycling bins in front of businesses, at events and at meetings to collect people’s unwanted plastics, aluminum and glass. Each product is only […]

July 18, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Seniors buddy up, stay healthy

What started as an idea to get seniors  active and mobile led to the development of “You Think You Can’t Exercise? Yes You Can!” The class, hosted by the El Dorado Hills Community Service District, started in June 2009 and continues to simultaneously provide seniors a way to interact with others and improve their health. Seniors […]

July 04, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Team rows to victory

The Capital Crew junior lightweight rowing team ended its season with honor, earning a silver medal at the Youth National Championships in Oak Ridge, Tenn. The teammates, based out of the Sacramento State Aquatic Center, competed and won the San Diego Crew Classic in March 2012, advancing to the Southwest Regional Junior Championships, where they […]

July 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Haircuts offer hope for families dealing with autism

Reigning Mrs. El Dorado County International Holly Bialorucki champions a cause close to her heart: treating autism in children. On Sunday, June 24, Bialorucki will team up with Families for Early Autism Treatment  and Jill Cromwell of Maribou Salon to host a Cut-A-Thon fundraiser. Bialorucki’s platform as Mrs. El Dorado County includes raising autism awareness […]

June 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

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