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EDH quilter celebrates the military

"and Our Flag was Still There" by Melinda Bula

An evocative, quilt depiction of an embattled American flag by an El Dorado Hills artist has been added to the permanent collection of The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Ky. The title is “And Our Flag Was Still There!” “When my son decided to join the Marines after college, I made this quilt to deal […]

2 Comments / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Passport Weekend a hot ticket

PLACERVILLE — Wine drinkers and fans of El Dorado wine country are making this year’s two Passport weekends in April a prized event. El Dorado Winery Association’s Passport 2013 weekends are April 13-14 and 20-21, and sales have been booming for the reinvigorated annual bash that engulfs this Sierra foothill region — and this year […]

Comments Off / March 19, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Protect wildlife babies during spring clean up

Throughout the spring, summer and early fall of each year, Sierra Wildlife receives large numbers of orphaned or injured baby birds, rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, foxes, opossums, skunks, fawns and other animals displaced or injured by property clean-up efforts.  This month, a squirrel’s nest fell due to tree-trimming; the terrified mother squirrel ran off and did […]

Comments Off / March 18, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Help baby birds this summer

Spring is here and Sierra Wildlife Rescue’s Baby Bird Nursery will open its doors in early May. Classes on feeding and caring for the orphaned babies will be held in April at the following times:  April 6, 10 a.m. to noon; April 9, 7 to 9 p.m.; April 20, 1 to 3 p.m.; and April […]

Comments Off / March 18, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Oak Ridge principal tapped for district job

Oak Ridge Principal Steve Wehr greets students on the first day of school last year. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The El Dorado Union High School District recently announced that Oak Ridge High School Principal Stephen Wehr has been selected as the new assistant superintendent for Human Resources. Wehr will fill the upcoming vacancy left by retiring Assistant Superintendent Stevie (Stephanie) Clark. Wehr emerged as the primary candidate among three finalists at the conclusion of the second […]

Comments Off / March 18, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sac Philharmonic closes season with Mozart, Mother Goose

SACRAMENTO — Philharmonic and opera will join forces in the Sacramento Philharmonic’s season finale on April 6. Music Director Michael Morgan  has chosen a popular short mass by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a highlight of the final concert of the 2012-13 season. In addition to the highly regarded Sacramento Opera Chorus, the work features two opera soloists familiar to […]

Comments Off / March 17, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Put on your best hat for the El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition

Place your bet and don your favorite party hat for El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition’s Kentucky Derby fun-raiser to improve and enhance the lives of young people.  Festivities will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills. Delicious appetizers, games, live music by “Rhythm […]

Comments Off / March 13, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »