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Ron Short a good and faithful servant

Pastor Ron Short is retiring after serving the parishioners of Lakehills Covenant Church for many years. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Chaplain Sunday Pearson Lakehills Covenant Church Authentic leadership in ministry is about servant leadership and few have demonstrated that better than Pastor Ronald F. Short or “coach” as the Oak Ridge High School football team called him. Pastor Ron was the catalyst behind the vision 23 years ago to plant what is now Lakehills Covenant […]

No Comment / May 26, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Memorial Day event honors and raises funds

The sixth annual Aerojet Rocketdyne Wounded Veteran Run fundraiser to benefit local injured veterans through the national and local veteran-support organizations, will be held on Memorial Day, May 30. This year’s event features exciting new courses for the 3K/5K/10K run/walk events at Vista del Lago High School in Folsom along with a fun run for […]

No Comment / May 24, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

My Turn: Everyone needs access to modern emergency communications

El Dorado Hills Fire Chief David Roberts As a fire chief, “record-setting” years are not something I look forward to. But as of June last year fire conditions in California were already the “worst on record.” By year’s end the 2015 wildfire season was the costliest in U.S. history since 1960, with more than $1.7 billion […]

No Comment / May 18, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Iconic rock photographer Ethan Russell comes to Harris Center

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Rebecca Murphy Anyone who might want to revisit the blossoming age of rock and roll will want to see Ethan Russell’s Best Seat in the House coming to the Harris Center’s main stage May 20. The show will feature approximately 400 photographs of the icons of the era, along with music and the stories surrounding […]

No Comment / May 12, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Tour d’art: Artists open studio doors this weekend

Suzanne Haydu shows some of her paintings that will be available for purchase during the El Dorado Hills Arts Association Spring Art Studio Tour. Photo by Laurie Edwards.

Sherri Bergmann The El Dorado Hills Arts Association is presenting its annual Spring Art Studio Tour open house May 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This weekend-long, free event is more than an open house, but rather open houses, spread from Folsom across the foothills to Shingle Springs as 21 artists’ studios will open […]

1 Comment / May 12, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Raise a glass to Mom

It's good eats, drinks, music, art and more this weekend at the Art, Beer and Wine Festival at Town Center. Village Life illustration by Krysten Vellum

The 13th annual El Dorado Hills Art, Beer & Wine Festival will be held Mother’s Day weekend, May 7 & 8, at El Dorado Hills Town Center.  What could be more fun than a whole weekend of craft beer and wine tasting, great live music, some of the regions’ best artisans and fantastic food? Admission is free with fee-based […]

No Comment / May 01, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

GHS Elementary scores big in Science Olympiad

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Elementary students in third through sixth grade from Golden Hills School in El Dorado Hills once again scored a spectacular finish in the Sacramento Division A Science Olympiad, this year locking down a second place finish at Mira Loma High School against 11 other regional public and private schools. Last year the team took third place. The […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »