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Hometown Hero: Ryan Harvey

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Army Reserve Sgt. Ryan D. Harvey has been mobilized and activated at Joint Base Dix-McGuire-Lakehurst, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operation New Dawn in the Iraqi Theater of Operations or Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and the Southwest Theater of Operations. The soldier is a member of the 304th […]

Comments Off / January 21, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Assemblywoman Huber receives rural counties award

Assemblywoman Alyson Huber

SACRAMENTO — The Regional Council of Rural Counties (RCRC) announced that it has selected Assemblywoman Alyson Huber, D-El Dorado Hills, as one of two recipients for the annual “Patti Mattingly Award” for 2010. The Patti Mattingly Award is given to a policymaker that has demonstrated leadership on rural issues and an understanding of the unique […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories | Read More »

Buckeye’s Kindergarten/Jr. Kindergarten enrollment begins Feb. 8

Buckeye Union School District announces that beginning Feb. 8 Kindergarten and Jr. Kindergarten registration for the 2011-12 school year will be accepted at all of its elementary schools [Buckeye in Shingle Springs (530-677-2277), Blue Oak and Blue Oak Montessori in Cameron Park (530-676-0164), William Brooks in El Dorado Hills (916-933-6618), Silva Valley in El Dorado […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nugget makes Fortune list

Nugget Market in El Dorado Hills is a great place to work, according to Fortune magazine. Village Life file photo by Mike Roberts

WOODLAND — For the sixth year running, local family-owned and operated Nugget Markets has once again made Fortune magazine’s listing of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in the nation (www.Fortune.com/bestcompanies/2011). Nugget Markets, which has a store in El Dorado Hills, ranks No. 8 among the country’s top 100 companies. Known for its devotion to […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Cash for College’ workshops announced

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Alyson Huber, a past Cal Grant recipient, wants to remind students and parents that March 2 is the deadline to apply for Cal Grants. Cal Grants, a need-based financial aid program, has been a big part of making college affordable for many California families. To assist students with applying for CalGrants and other […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Lost flies

EDITOR: My husband was fishing the week of Jan. 10 with my son at our wonderful “Duck Pond” in Governors Village. Some how he dropped his fly box (not realizing it) and is now without roughly 300 hand tied flies used for fly fishing. Many may not realize the devastation once he learned they were […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Robotics team has great visions

M-CUBED, a local robotics team, works with its robot at the regional FIRST Lego League competition. The team advanced to the Northern California State Competition at Newark Memorial High School on Jan. 29. Courtesy photo

By Justin Voo & Shefali Pandya M-Cubed, a FIRST Lego League robotics team, cares about the 1.3 billion people in the world who don’t have eye care and decided to help. Team members Nishita, Ravi, Justin, Simon, Shefali and Hammad presented their ideas at two recent FIRST Lego League competitions at Sam Brannan Middle School […]

Comments Off / January 17, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »