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No one does it like Lucy

THE OFFICIAL "LUCY" waves to her fans during the Lucy Fest parade. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

JAMESTOWN, NY — Not much happens in Jamestown anymore. Empty storefronts and a boarded-up train station tell the story of a city long-passed its prime. But in early August the community came to life with red-headed fury as thousands gathered to celebrate Lucille Ball’s 100th Birthday. “I Love Lucy” still reaches millions of television viewers […]

2 Comments / August 10, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Back to school

Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Oak Ridge High School’s bell rang Monday morning for the first time this school year. Hundreds of students filled the quad prior to the start of classes, catching up on their summer gossip out of earshot from Principal Steve Wehr, who greeted as many students as he could. In addition to remembering their new teachers […]

Comments Off / August 08, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cancer survivor hosts sunny fundraiser

SUNNY DISPOSITION —€” Nancy Siegler can't help but smile whe she visits her sunflower garden. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

After surviving a breast cancer diagnosis, mastectomy and infection Nancy Siegler needed a project. In the spring of 2010 she settled on sunflowers, a cheerful plant that always makes her smile. “I started using the Internet to learn about the sunflower and found so many different species of these wonderful flowers,” Sieger said. “I had […]

Comments Off / July 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sean Tucker optimistic about new role on CSD board

Sean Tucker

Scoldings from the public, a firing and a resignation — the Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors’ recent past might make someone think twice about joining these headline makers. Sean Tucker didn’t flinch. The 43-year-old husband and father of two happily submitted his résumé to the board after Director Rich Green resigned in May and […]

1 Comment / July 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Three Stages season

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON will perform at Three Stages.

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Comments Off / July 27, 2011 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Winners, buyers listed for 2011 Junior Livestock Auction

2011 EL DORADO COUNTY JR. LIVESTOCK AUCTION TOTAL GROSS SALES: $235,931 19 Steers (Average Sale Price $2.73 / LB.) 120 Hogs (Average Sale Price $3.40 / LB.) 59 Lambs (Average Sale Price $4.57 / LB.) 10 Goats (Average Sale Price $6.07 / LB.) 13 Rabbit Meat Pens (Average Sale Price $363/ Pen) 9 Poultry Meat […]

Comments Off / July 22, 2011 | Posted in 4-H Results | Read More »

Aging and your health: It doesn’t have to be a midlife crisis

In between hectic work schedules, visits with the family and volunteering at church, women in their 40s and 50s need to relax … and see their doctor. Many health issues pop up during these years and, according to Marshall Medical family medicine Dr. Steve Uzelac, having regular check-ups is the best way for women to […]

Comments Off / July 21, 2011 | Posted in Women's Health 2011 | Read More »