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Turkey shot with arrow dies

This turkey apparantly shot with an arrow was seen in an El Dorado Hills neighborhood the first wekend in July. Because it suffered major injuries, the turkey was euthanized. Photo by Joe Bula

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 […]

No Comment / July 12, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Teen turns trash into treasure

Bevyn Cassidy sets out recycling bins at El Dorado Hills Town Center. The teen donates the money she collects to various causes. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

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 […]

1 Comment / July 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Seniors buddy up, stay healthy

Seniors follow the movements on the big screen during the El Dorado Hills Senior Center class "You Think You Can't Exercise? Yes You Can!" Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

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 […]

No Comment / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

People Talk: What is your favorite 4th of July memory?

 

No Comment / June 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Team rows to victory

The Capital Crew junior lightweight rowing team medalled at the Youth National Championships earlier this year. Courtesy photo

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 […]

No Comment / June 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

People Talk: With more development proposed, what do you think of Green Valley Road traffic?

 

No Comment / June 20, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Haircuts offer hope for families dealing with autism

Mrs. El Dorado County Holly Bialorucki, hugs her daughter Bonnie, 13, at the Maribou Salon where Holly and salon owner Jill Cromwell will host a Cut-A-Thon benefiting an organization that helps families deal with autism. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

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 […]

No Comment / June 17, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »