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Madrone Montessori helps children grow

Madrone Montessori teacher Rhonda Satterfield and her student Mackenzie Thomas, 3, prepare to make twirlers with flowers as part of their lesson focusing on The Renaissance. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Looking for a school where guiding hand and a gentle voice encourages children to explore their own potential? Consider Madrone Montessori School in El Dorado Hills. Children ages 18 months to 8 get a complete education that promotes emotional, social and academic growth and emphasizes self-reliance. “Here they do their own dishes; they’re planting plants, […]

No Comment / May 08, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Clarksville Day

Clarksville guests ride in style thanks to the courtesy stagecoaches that shuttled people back and forth during the annual celebration on May 5. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

No Comment / May 07, 2012 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

These Spring Break memories will last a lifetime

Oak Ridge High School student Josh Simms has some fun with children in Mexico where he spent his Spring Brak building houses with other Rolling Hills Christian Church volunteers. Courtesy photo

This past Spring Break about 120 local high school students put down the books and picked up their hammers. Instead of partying on the lake, these teens volunteered with Rolling Hills Christian Church to make the long drive down to Moclovio Rojas, Mexico, where they built nine houses for the town’s residents. For the last […]

No Comment / May 07, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 26 through May 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Thieves at work April 26: Someone stole a generator, air compressor, tools and a quad from a garage at a Carmen Drive home under construction. Jumping in April 27: A 48-year-old, allegedly intoxicated man reportedly jumped into a fountain at a Park Drive shopping […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Trojans scoreboard

Girls soccer Oak Ridge 1, St. Francis 0 (Samantha Madsen scored the game’s only goal.) Oak Ridge 0, Folsom 1 Baseball Oak Ridge 16, Folsom 3 — In Monday’s Delta River League  at the Trojans’ field, Oak Ridge scored eight times in the bottom of the first inning and had 17 hits en route to victory in a […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Locals raise funds for cruise victims

International Cruise Victims Chairman Kendall Carver of Phoenix, Ariz., discusses raising awareness about crime on cruise ships with Linda Ellen Anderson of the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce at a fundraiser Saturday evening. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Local dignitaries and residents gathered in northern El Dorado Hills Saturday night to support International Cruise Victims, a non-profit that represents victims of crime on cruise ships and their families. About 100 people enjoyed wine, hors d’œuvres, great music and a silent auction at the fundraiser held at Mercy and Robert Di Paolo’s home and organized […]

No Comment / May 01, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Trojans Scoreboard

Baseball Oak Ridge 14, Sheldon 0 — In Monday’s Delta River League game at the Trojans’ field, Oak Ridge (3-4, 11-7) scored nine runs in the bottom of the third inning to increase its lead from 4-0 en route to an easy victory over Sheldon. Top hitters for Oak Ridge were Zach Mahon, who was […]

No Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »