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Grace Foundation volunteers help heal wounds

Jean Acosta goes nose to nose with Rusty, a Grace Foundation resident that she plans to adopt. The two met at the Whispering PInes Ranch in Susanville where she helped other volunteers rescue the abused and starving horses. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

On a gusty and bright fall afternoon on the Grace Foundation ranch dozens of volunteers feed, socialize and exercise horses, many of which suffered starvation and abuse at Whispering Pines Ranch in Susanville. Intel Project Manager Jean Acosta works with her “project horse,” a spirited and affectionate 2-year-old gelding mustang named Rusty. She plans to […]

Comments Off / November 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What are you grateful for this holiday season?

 

Comments Off / November 23, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Hunter’s Place grows

Hunter would have loved it — Julie McBride, Shana Wilson and Terri Chapman, left to right, review plans for the buildout of Hunter'€™s Place, the special-needs friendly playground located on the Grace Foundation ranch. McBride is the Grace Foundation program director, Wilson is Hunter's mother and Chapman is a broker with the Chapman Real Estate Group and Folsom Lake Realty. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Hunter’s Place, the special-needs friendly playground on the Grace Foundation ranch, will get more and better playground equipment over the next couple of weeks, weather permitting, thanks to generous donors and a family brave enough to talk about the tragic accident that took their son a year ago. On a stormy Sunday morning in November […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Assemblywoman Huber plans move to Rancho

Huber Alyson

The first local casualty of California’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission is El Dorado Hills’ own Democrat Assemblywoman Alyson Huber, who announced last week that she’s moving to Rancho Cordova. The commission packed up Huber’s notoriously gerrymandered 10th Assembly District and shipped it to Marin County. El Dorado Hills now resides in a more heterogeneous District […]

1 Comment / November 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving?

             

1 Comment / November 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New face, new energy at Town Center

Tony Mansour, left, and Kevin Nagel are creating a new partnership to ensure El Dorado Hills Town Center retains its charm and character. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

 Envision Pharmaceuticals CEO teams up with Mansour Tony Mansour is getting a little help from a friend. Envision Pharmaceuticals President and CEO Kevin Nagle will join Town Center management as partnerships that funded the retail project that defines “downtown” El Dorado Hills expire at year end. Nagle will assume a “consultative” role. The last time […]

Comments Off / November 07, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People Talk: What issues got you interested in the EID race?

Comments Off / October 31, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »