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Buckeye Foundation helping students go high tech

Oak Meadow fifth-graders complete assignments on their Chromebooks in Ms. Burkland's class. The Buckeye Education Foundation and PTA partnered to bring more technology to the classrooms. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Homework alerts via e-mail, group projects available in the cloud, children engaged in their learning experiences … it’s all happening in Buckeye Union School District’s classrooms. But Jon Yoffie wants more. The president of the Buckeye Education Foundation has technology on his mind and he wants to see it in every classroom. To that end, […]

Comments Off / June 17, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Blaze interrupts fire dept. ceremony

Family and friends surround El Dorado Hills firefighter/chaplain Ben Cowles, who missed receiving the Firefighter of the Year award to respond to a fire call Friday evening. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Moments before the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s inaugural public awards ceremony began, an Avellano Drive structure fire sent crews to their engines and trucks. Forget the dress wear and plaques … it was time to work. For this reason, the fire department’s Volunteer Firefighter of the Year Rob Austerman and Firefighter of the Year […]

Comments Off / June 17, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: June 6-12

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Busted June 6: Someone broke ¬†a truck’s window on Latham Lane. Burgled June 6: A burglary was reported on Town Center Boulevard. Too much, too young June 7: Deputies arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication on Saratoga Way. On a rampage […]

Comments Off / June 13, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 30 through June 5

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Close call May 30: Someone tried to break into a vehicle parked on Beechwood Drive. Vandals strike May 30: Vandalism was reported on Latham Lane. Sour grapes May 30: A vehicle was burglarized on Vineyard Street. Phones swiped May 31: A man reported two […]

Comments Off / June 06, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Bike thief

Comments Off / June 04, 2013 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 23-29

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Grab and go May 23: Someone broke into an Outrigger Drive home and stole multiple appliances. Unwelcome surprise May 24: Vandals damaged the front door of the California¬†Welcome Center on Vine Street. Unexpected May 24: A Concordia Drive resident discovered an unidentified man in […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Wine at Town Center brings the best wine and food together

Fantastic local wines and delicious appetizers prepared by local chefs are on the Wine at Town Center menu this Saturday. The Rotary Clubs of El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park host the 18th annual fundraiser along the El Dorado Hills Town Center waterfront. Money raised from the popular event funds Rotary programs. Those programs include […]

Comments Off / June 02, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »