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The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club competed at the recent Freestyle/Cadet/Jr. Greco CA-USA State Wrestling Championships in Fresno. Competing above is Ricky Mello.

Comments Off / June 27, 2016 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Taz Devils

Mackenzie Buehler gives her all swimming the butterfly last Saturday against Granite Bay. Courtesy photo by Eric Boucher

Comments Off / June 27, 2016 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Soroptimists give back to community

Grant givers and recipients pose for a photo at the Soroptimist event held earlier this month. Courtesy photo

Soroptimist International of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills held its annual Grant Awards night on June 16 at Sierra Vista Bank. This year more than $10,000 was awarded to 10 non-profit organizations to support critical needs in the community. The recipients were selected by all 15 club members using a specific, time-tested process. “I only wish we […]

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

ADVNC lacrosse plays up, comes up big

TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS top row from left: Cooper Gravlin, Anderson Marks, Jake Engelken, Matt Salone, Brad Davito, Elliot Himan, Walker Yarbrough, Gavin Beadle, Ryan Carpenter, Ben Juarez, Everett Hayes. Bottom row from left: Zach Russell, Ben Mazure, Matt Fowler, Kabe Teague, Julian Dardano, Brandon Wamsley, Ryan Rodgers, Jace Foddrill, Spenser Cova. Courtesy photo

More than 100 elite club lacrosse teams traveled to the Sierra Nevada mountains over the June 16-19 weekend to endure rain, wind and sun to compete in the annual North Lake Tahoe Summit Lacrosse Classic. For the second consecutive year, the boys 2019 ADVNC club lacrosse team, which includes six Oak Ridge High School freshman […]

Comments Off / June 27, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Officer of the Year

District Attorney Vern Pierson, left, names Craig Hellberg Officer of the Year. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado County district attorney investigative assistant Craig Hellberg received the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Officer of the Year Award Wednesday morning. Hellberg has been with the DA’s Office for 10 years. His relentless and invaluable work behind the scenes has helped county deputy district attorneys obtain convictions in hundreds if not thousands of cases, […]

Comments Off / June 20, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Celebrate summer at the Cameron Park Summer Spectacular

Once the sun goes down, the fireworks show will illuminate the sky above Cameron Park Lake to conclude the annual Summer Spectacular June 25. Village Life file photo by Lily Hodge

Food, live music all day, activities for all ages and fireworks — what could be a better way to celebrate the start of summer? Cameron Park Community Services District is launching its largest event of the year at Cameron Park Lake — the 17th annual Summer Spectacular — on Saturday, June 25. The gates to […]

Comments Off / June 19, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

My Turn: Bill violates religious freedom on campus

Passed by the state Senate and now pending in the Assembly, Senate Bill 1146 is a flawed measure that denies faith-based universities in California the ability to function based on religious beliefs and constitutional principles. Although this may not be the intention of Sen. Ricardo Lara and his colleagues, the bill is discriminatory and violates […]

Comments Off / June 15, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »