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Foster parents acknowledged, appreciated

May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month. “It is an important time to thank all of the foster care families in El Dorado County,” said Jayle Goucher, manager of the El Dorado County Foster Family Home Licensing Program. “Foster parents provide a vital role in the lives of children who have been displaced from their homes […]

No Comment / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Former Trojans factor into another state title

Austin Ales, shown in last year's section playoffs, was name the MVP of the recent CCCAA state baseball tournament. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

Austin Ales, a former Oak Ridge High baseball player donning the uniform for Cosumnes River College, played a critical role Sunday afternoon in helping the Hawks win the California Community College Athletic Association championship at Bakersfield College. In the  8-6 victory over Rio Hondo College of Whittier in extra innings, Ales pitched a scoreless 12th inning […]

No Comment / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge honors top athletes

SPO_Athletes of the Year

Oak Ridge High School honored their Athletes of the Year Sunday evening. Awards given were: Freshmen Female of the Year Morgan Jones (Water Polo, Basketball, Swim) Freshmen Male of the Year Ryan Sullivan (Football, Basketball, Baseball) Sophomore Female of the Year Jenn Hoffman (Basketball) Sophomore Male of the Year Josh Wellman (Lacrosse, Football) Junior Female of the Year Haley […]

No Comment / May 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Youth Commission seeks new members

Members of the 2011-12 El Dorado County Youth Commission are (in no particular order):  Camille Holland-Cooper, Jana Johnston, Spencer Jones, Girdikhia Kaur, Dakota Keeton, Ashish Nag, Vineetha Ramesh, Jonas Rogers, Nathan Somavarapu and Zachary Somers. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado County Youth Commission needs new members who want to make a difference. As part of the Youth Commission students have the opportunity to make decisions that will impact their community in a positive way. Each student is a representative of a specific district in El Dorado County and work in conjunction with […]

No Comment / May 21, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Poker fundraiser makes a splash

Team parents and supporters get ready to play some poker at the Dealing for Devils fundraiser to benefit the Tasmanian Devils swim team. Courtesy photo

The  third annual Dealing for Devils party fundraiser for the El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils Swim Team was held on Saturday evening at Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills. Team parents and others from the community showed up in record numbers to enjoy gaming, food, wine and music.  The Tasmanian Devils Swim Team is in its 47th year and […]

No Comment / May 21, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH woman arrested following crash

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Police arrested a 59-year-old El Dorado Hills woman on suspicion of driving under the influence Tuesday afternoon after she allegedly hit a van and caused it to flip on its side. Sharon Nolan-Maloff was allegedly pulling out of Grocery Outlet onto U.S. Highway 50 in a white 2012 Range Rover about 2:45 […]

No Comment / May 21, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Former El Dorado Hills man indicted for fraud

By Cole Mayer Staff writer A former El Dorado Hills man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on 18 counts of wire fraud. Daniel Chartraw, 39, was charged with a “series of schemes to defraud numerous individuals,” a press release from U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagoner stated. Between Jan. 1, 2007 and Nov. […]

No Comment / May 21, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »