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St. Stephen’s celebrates 50 years of serving God, the community

The St. Stephen's congregation held Sunday Services at the Park Village pool in the early 1960s before they had a church of their own. Courtesy photo

Le and Elaine Wallin were playing badminton with their children in the front yard when a pastor walked up. Rudolf Johnson wanted to start a church in El Dorado Hills. “So we knocked on doors and helped,” Elaine said. Fifty years later, St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church has a few hundred members, 50 to 70 attending each […]

1 Comment / May 12, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Auditor’s race: Candidate’s comments worry EDH fire chief

El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts said his phone blew up following a debate between Auditor Controller Joe Harn and challenger Mike Owen last week, during which Owen accused Harn of favoring the El Dorado Hills Fire Department by giving the district more tax revenue than other El Dorado County fire districts. “The Auditor-Controller does […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Emily Corvalan

Buckeye USD Superintendent David Roth, Jackson Elementary teacher Jackie Tweed, Student of the Month Emily Corvalan and her family and Jackson Elementary Principal Michele Miller celebrate Emily's award. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

When Emily Corvalan started at Jackson Elementary, Principal Michele Miller said she or the young student’s mom would have to carry her to class. Now a confident fifth-grader, Emily walks into Jackie Tweed’s class ready to learn. “Emily is an outstanding student,” her teacher said. “She has a terrific attitude and everything she does is […]

Comments Off / May 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 2-7

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Break-in May 2: A vehicle burglary was reported on Templeton Drive. Roadrunner May 4: Deputies received a report that a man was running in and out of the roadway near Mesa Verdes Drive. They arrested the 21-year-old on suspicion of being under the influence […]

Comments Off / May 08, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Teachers celebrated

Terry McClurg joins her husband Rescue USD Teacher of the Year Rob McClurg, Lake Forest Elementary Principal Bruce Peters, RUSD Superintendent David Swart and Buckeye USD Superintendent David Roth, left to right, for a photo after Rob received his award. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

No cell phones, paper planes (do kids still do that?) or whispers — Three of El Dorado Hills’ great teachers had the audience’s full attention last Wednesday as they received Teacher of the Year awards during the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills breakfast meeting. Receiving top grades were Lake Forest Elementary teacher Rob McClurg, […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Teachers of the Year

Terry McClurg joins her husband Rescue USD Teacher of the Year Rob McClurg, Lake Forest Elementary Principal Bruce Peters, RUSD Superintendent David Swart and Buckeye USD Superintendent David Roth, left to right, for a photo after Rob received his award. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

   

Comments Off / May 07, 2014 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Best Spa: Asante Spa

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

When your job has you running in different directions and your stress level has shot through the roof, take a deep breath and head to Asante Spa where you’ll feel like the most-relaxed and most-pampered person in the world. “Our staff truly gives 100 percent to their clients,” said spa manager Jessica Arens. Stress-busting services include […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2014 | Posted in Best of 2013 | Read More »