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‘Mik’ challenges EID election shift

El Dorado Irrigation District’s Board of Directors recently voted to change its election cycle to coincide with the state’s even-year general elections. In doing so, the board added one year to each district director’s term of office. District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco of El Doardo County Board of Supervisors likened the EID board’s actions to […]

No Comment / April 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Student of the Month

Student of the Month Ian Bist is surrounded by fans. From left to right: Buckeye Union School District Superintendent David Roth, teacher Amber Ross, Silva Valley Elementary Principal Kathy Holliman, proud mom Stephanie Bist, teacher Rande Panico, grandma Trish Bist and cousin Michael Carey. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Silva Valley Elementary student Ian Bist’s “can-do” attitude was celebrated at last week’s Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting where the fifth-grader received the Student of the Month award. Ian’s teachers, family and Rotarians applauded the 10-year-old’s determination and accomplishments. “This child here is just amazing,” said Principal Kathy Holliman. “We are so proud of […]

No Comment / April 27, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Dramatic finale for Oak Ridge actors

Jurors take a vote in "Twelve Angry Jurors," opening at Oak Ridge on April 30. The drama is a social commentary on prejudice and politics. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Prejudice, personal relationships and bias could end a young man’s life. Oak Ridge Drama actors tackle tough emotions and conflict in “Twelve Angry Jurors,” the final show for the 2014-15 school year. “I love drama and more serious plays,” said drama instructor Tanya Mirell, who chose this play as the season finale. “I wanted to […]

No Comment / April 26, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 16-21

The following information comes from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Wallet stolen April 16: A thief forced entry into a vehicle parked on Stanford Lane and stole a wallet left inside. Targeted April 16: An Appian Way resident reported that someone shot BBs at the house. Young offender April 16: Deputies cited a 12-year-old boy […]

No Comment / April 23, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 9-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Taken April 9: A petty theft was reported on St. Andrews Drive. Busted April 9: Deputies cited a 16-year-old boy who allegedly brought marijuana on a school campus. Recovered April 10: Deputies found a vehicle reported stolen in El Dorado Hills Town Center. Possible […]

No Comment / April 20, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Student of the Month: Trevor Dosh

Student of the Month Trevor Dosh, holding plaque, is surrounded by family and school officials at the Rotary Club's April 8 meeting. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

It was clear by the entourage that followed Lake Forest Elementary student Trevor Dosh, this was no ordinary student. Dosh’s parents, grandparents, other family members and school officials came together April 8 to celebrate Trevor’s Student of the Month award presented by the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills. Lake Forest Principal Bruce Peters said […]

No Comment / April 13, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

20 years of sharing God’s love

Rolling Hills founder Jeff Bigelow, left, and current Pastor Bill Search stand in front of the church that has brought the El Dorado Hills Community together for two decades. A 20th anniversary celebration is planned this Sunday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

On Easter Sunday in 1995, 170 people gathered at Oak Ridge High School to celebrate Christ’s resurrection. That celebration marked the birth of Rolling Hills Christian Church. The following week Pastor Jeff Bigelow saw his congregation dwindle to 80; many traveled from the Bay Area that first Sunday to support their former pastor who moved […]

No Comment / April 13, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »