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Inside the artists’ studio

Jewelry artist Annette Schachner holds some of the beautiful silver necklaces she had made that are on display (and for sale)  at the Gold Country Artists Gallery in Placerville. See more of her work during the 2012 Spring Art Studio Tour.  Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Annette Schachner never forgets a face … at least not the ones she creates The 61-year-old El Dorado Hills jewelry artist incorporates faces into her beautiful silver jewelry — faces with calm looks and closed eyes, smiling faces surrounded by the sun, even dragon faces with fiery, red eyes — small, simple and detailed. Guests […]

Comments Off / May 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch May 10-16

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Illegal shoppers May 10: A 50-year-old woman reported a vehicle burglary on Post Street. Her credit cards were later used by the suspect(s). Another smasher May 10: A second vehicle was burglarized nearby on Town Center Boulevard. Too much May 11: A 37-year-old woman […]

Comments Off / May 18, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Togs for Dogs has everything a pet could dream of

At Togs for Dogs and Cats too! Dina and Eddie Alexander offer quality pet products at discount prices. The club also features a state-of-the-art dog park where Fido can run free and make friends. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Leaving the house can pull on your heart-strings when your dog wistfully looks up with those irresistible eyes that beg, “Please ….” Now you can have “mommy & me time” with your pooch at El Dorado Hills’ newest pet club — Togs for Dogs and Cats Too! “This is not just a place where people […]

Comments Off / May 17, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Tennis group remembers lost friend

A rock memorial celebrates Les Henry, a member of the tennis group that plays at Stephen Harris Park in El Dorado Hills. Henry died last year. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Friends and tennis buddies paid tribute to teammate and worthy opponent Les Henry Wednesday morning, honoring the man they called a “gentle giant” and “the best guy I’ve ever known” with a rock memorial in front of the tennis courts at Stephen Harris Park in El Dorado Hills. “In memory of Les Henry. A treasure […]

2 Comments / May 16, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Trojans Scoreboard

Softball Oak Ridge 10, Folsom 0 Baseball Oak Ridge 20, Ponderosa 6 — Alec de Watteville and Mason Watkins had five hits each, part of the Trojans’ 19-hit attack in Tuesday’s big win in Shingle Springs. de Watteville doubled, tripled and drove in five runs while Watkins doubled and drove in four. Logan Marston (double, three […]

Comments Off / May 14, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

‘Mrs. G’ crowned Teacher of the Year

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Teacher of the Year Debbie Giannotti, seated holding plaque, is surrounded by family, colleagues, students and Rotarians congratulating her on her success. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Oak Ridge High School Assistant Principal Pam Bartlett couldn’t say enough about the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Teacher of the Year. Debbie Giannotti, aka “Mrs. G,” has boundless energy and enthusiasm for her students and encourages lifelong learning, Bartlett told the crowd at Wednesday’s breakfast meeting. “She changes the lives of her students,” Bartlett […]

1 Comment / May 11, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Get ready for garden envy

Vicki and Tony Gosden's garden features many plants and flowers grown from seed. The couple also planted trees around their property to give it a lush look. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Go green this weekend with a walk in some of the most beautiful gardens El Dorado Hills has to offer. The Assistance League of Sierra Foothills presents its Gardens of the Hills garden and art tour. This year six homeowners will graciously open their gardens to visitors, who will undoubtedly come away with some great […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »