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Finding music in silence

Eric Presnall, who grew up in El Dorado Hills, is premiering his short film, "Amusia" Oct. 13 at Tower Theatre in Sacramento. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Sherri Bergman Village Life correspondent “Music is the language of mankind,”— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) Eric Presnall, an actor, producer, writer and director who grew up in El Dorado Hills, has been working to make this statement a vision with his new short film “Amusia.” Since he was ten years old, Presnall has been busy making […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Haunted house spooky and twisted

She's back — Alice, seen here with Hands4Hope volunteer Andrew Madigan, returns to the Scare4Hope Haunted House opening in El Dorado Hills Town Center on Oct. 7.

Once upon a time, the fairytale characters of Dream Harbor lived in a world free of evil. Until one day, when Little Red Riding Hood discovered the underworld, Nightmare Harbor, a dark and delightfully demented place where comforting fairytales take a twisted turn. Search parties are assembled to look for her; the only known information Red left behind […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Practice your escape plan

Mike Kaslin Cal Fire Amador – El Dorado Unit chief October brings us more fall-like weather with cooler temperatures. Unfortunately, it also comes with gusty winds. Perfect for a spooky Halloween night, but also definitely scary for fire weather. Just recently near Susanville the Willard Fire exhibited extreme fire behavior and explosive growth on a […]

Comments Off / October 04, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Bocce ball

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Comments Off / October 03, 2016 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

My Turn: Pay no attention …

In the 1939 musical comedy “The Wizard of Oz” Dorothy and her dog Toto are launched into an adventure. On her journey to the Emerald City Dorothy meets and befriends the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. The Wizard sends them on a quest with the reward and promise of a return home for Dorothy, a […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Eric T. Chally-Butterworth

Airman Eric T. Chally-Butterworth

U.S. Air Force Airman Eric T. Chally-Butterworth graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four […]

Comments Off / September 27, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Serrano Salute to Valor event honors local recruiters

Salute to Valor Chair Joe Whiten holds one of the golf tournament’s special pin flags and its Armed Forces Champion trophy. Photo by John Poimiroo

El Dorado County’s active duty Armed Forces recruiters were honored Sept. 19 at the third annual Serrano Salute to Valor golf tournament in El Dorado Hills. About 120 golfers participated in the tournament, organized jointly by the El Dorado County Veterans Alliance (aka Friends of the Veterans Monument) and members of the Serrano Country Club. More than $60,000 […]

Comments Off / September 26, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »