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Lady Trojans send Miners underground

GREAT KILL —€” Arden Zuber puts one over the net during Tuesday's game agaisnt Nevada Union. The Lady Trojans won the match 3-0. Photo by Janna Weiss

Oak Ridge High School’s girls varsity volleyball team celebrated coach Becky Potter’s birthday with a 3-0 win against the Nevada Union Miners Tuesday night. With cake and balloons waiting for her after the match, Potter couldn’t contain her happiness, saying, “Thank you to my girls for the best birthday present ever.” The hard-fought third game […]

Comments Off / September 07, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »


COFFEE FARMER “Raphael" manages the Las Marias Estate in Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua, one of the collectives the El Dorado Coffee and Tea Company sources its beans from. Courtesy photo

Comments Off / September 04, 2011 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

McClintock to Tea Party: Keep your eye on 2012

CONGRESSMAN TOM McCLINTOCK takes questions after a rousing speech at the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills meeting last Wedesday evening. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Congressman Tom McClintock rallied the troops last Wednesday night at the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills meeting, telling the crowd of nearly 100 they have the power to restore the Republican Party and “turn Barack Obama out of office in the biggest landslide in American history.” “It’s the perfect time to get bold, […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rolling Hills church to host 9/11 tribute

Rolling Hills Christian Church invites the public to a 9/11 memorial on the 10th anniversary of the terrorists’ attacks. The church at 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills will host two, one-hour services on Sept. 11 at 9:30 and 11 a.m. “I think (9/11) had very big spiritual implications,” said Pastor Jeff Bigelow. […]

Comments Off / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »


MARSHALL junior volunteers Nekaela Edralin and Aaron Downs pose with Marshall Mouse (Sahana A.) at the health expo. Courtesy photo

Comments Off / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

A new home one step closer

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY —€” Heather Gomes, 35, of Cameron Park, and her two children, Addison Porter, 3, and Aaron Porter, 9, along with El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity Vice-president Robert Henderson, left to right, use golden shovels to break ground at the future site of  two two-unit dwellings on La Crescenta Drive in Cameron Park on Wednesday evening. Also pictured, Habitat's Executive Director Candy Alexander, far left. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The shovels barely dug into the ground Wednesday evening but that little clump of dirt in the golden shovel held by Heather Gomes had a big impact on the crowd gathered around the single mom and her two children. Gomes, a 35-year-old doctor’s office receptionist who lives in Cameron Park, had just taken her first […]

Comments Off / September 01, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Yo ho, yo ho!

CAPTAIN JACK SPARERIBS, aka Ace Miles, 49, from the Bay Area entertains the crowd gathered at Village Green Park Saturday for the annual pirate invastion, which benefits the El Dorado Hills Library. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The HMS Dauntless sailed into El Dorado Hills Saturday and its salty crew spent time educating young and old pirates at heart about life on the high seas. Sword fights, cannon blasts, catapults and lots of laughter filled Village Green Park on Saturday. The pirates appearance helped raise money for the El Dorado Hills Library. […]

Comments Off / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »