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California Rambling: Christmas arrives early in the Sierra

El Dorado County’s ski areas unwrapped an early Christmas present this autumn, experiencing their best start in a decade. “So far, it has snowed at least once a week,” said John Rice, general manager at Sierra at Tahoe. Rice shares an “optimistic” outlook for this year’s ski season with Kevin Cooper at Kirkwood and Cassandra […]

December 23, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

McNaughton Newspapers names Esposito COO

Village Life Publisher Richard Esposito has been named chief operations officer for McNaughton Newspapers Inc., the newspaper’s parent company. The appointment was announced Dec. 8 by CEO Foy S. McNaughton and was effective immediately. Esposito will oversee daily operations for all company operations, which include Village Life, the Mountain Democrat, the Daily Republic, The Davis Enterprise, among other […]

December 16, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Two EDH soccer clubs win State Cups

Two teams from El Dorado Hills Soccer Club (EDHSC) ended their seasons with big wins, taking the State Cup title for their respective Groups. The U9 Boys Pumas coached by Enrique Rodriguez went undefeated in the first round, beating teams from Davis, Yuba City and Rocklin (Galaxy Blues) to place them in the top bracket […]

December 16, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Ask a care manager: The circle of life — change

Most people do not like change. Change will happen throughout our lives and we need to find appropriate ways to cope. A good example: teenagers who do not want their parents telling them when to be home, who to be friends with and when to get their chores done. Teens eventually mature and realize that their […]

December 16, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Lamson headed to NorCal TOCs

Justin “Boomer” Lamson started the wrestling season off strongly by qualifying for the NorCal TOC Wrestling Tournament by finishing first in the recent qualifier held at Liberty High School in Brentwood, California. Earlier in October, Lamson competed in Freakshow Wrestling Tournament, a national tournament held in Las Vegas, Nevada where he placed fifth. Currently a […]

December 09, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Local youth to compete at Junior Olympics event

Nine year-old El Dorado Hills resident Carson Karr loves running. As a member of El Dorado Hills Competitive Soccer Club (EDHSC) and his elementary school’s Cross Country program, Carson spends the majority of his non-academic time running: early morning runs before school, runs before soccer practice, runs on the weekend — all in addition to […]

December 09, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

EID customers reduced water use by 40 percent

For the month of November El Dorado Irrigation District customers reduced their water use by 40 percent compared to November 2013. EID is required to reduce its water consumption by 28 percent from June 2015 through February 2016, compared to the same months in 2013, under a mandate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board. […]

December 09, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,
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