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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 »

Pirates

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

Comments Off / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Salon owners blend business and charity

GOOD HUMOR AND GREAT COMMUNITY SPIRIT — Tien Nguyen, right, and fiancé Dave Condell sit in their newly purchased and remodeled El Dorado Hills Salon. Condell handles the business side of the operation and said it's best that he leaves the beauty services to Nguyen. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

When Dave Condell and fiancée Tien Nguyen purchased the El Dorado Hills Salon a little less than two months ago they knew they wanted to reinvent the business. They wanted it to be so much more than a place to get highlights and pedicures. Condell, 46, and Nguyen, 36, wanted to build their salon around community […]

Comments Off / August 18, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Young golfer wins big

GREAT GOLFER — Cooper Hunt, 10, has mastered the game of golf, recently bringing home a state championship award. Courtesy photo

Folsom’s Cooper Hunt won the U.S. Kids Golf California State Championships 10-year-old division earlier this summer. This was the first-ever state championship U.S. Kids Golf hosted. Golfers ages 5 to 14 played 36 holes over two days at the Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore. In his first round, Cooper shot a 77 and then followed […]

1 Comment / August 17, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Dion Nugent

FULFILLING A DREAM — Dion Nugent is the CEO of Forté Holdings, a health care technology company located in the El Dorado Hills Business Park. As a boy he dreamed of becoming a firefighter. As a volunteer for the El Dorado Hills Fire District, he’s fulfilled his dream and then some, creating websites and even commercials to recruit volunteers. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

 

1 Comment / August 17, 2011 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Birthday wishes

Courtesy photo

NEKAELA EDRALIN’S family pulled out the spray paint and shared their “Happy Birthday” message to the teenager, who turned “Sweet 16″ on July 29.

Comments Off / August 16, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »