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Marina Village fundraiser exceeds goal

Kami Larsen Marina Village P.E. teacher, left, and Vice Principal Cindy Giove get ready to head out for a great day of golf at Empire Ranch. Courtesy photo

The students of Marina Village Middle School will be the recipients of a brand shiny new computer lab and more. The first golf tournament, dinner and auction raised more than $30,000, smashing the $20,000 goal. Marina Village staff would like to thank all of the people in the community who worked to put on the […]

Comments Off / May 01, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH wrestlers have good matches in Fresno

EDH wrestlers and their coaches celebrate their victories in Fresno. Courtesy photo

Eight El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club grapplers competed at Greco State at the Selland Arena in Fresno in late April and seven of them placed on the mat. Wrestler placing were: First-grader Scotty Moore, 1st; fourth-grader Kaden West, 2nd; sixth-grader Mikey Mello, 2nd; first-grader Peyton Gunter, 3rd; seventh-grader Ricky Eymann, 5th; first-grader Keynon Middleton, 7th; and seventh-grader Michael Xavier, 8th. Also competing and […]

Comments Off / May 01, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troop 454 celebrates 100th Eagle

Eagle Scout Matthew Wollert

Matthew Wollert has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout — the 100th for Troop 454 in El Dorado Hills. He started his Boy Scout journey inTracy and then moved to El Dorado Hills, where he continued in Troop 454 under the command of Scout Master Elvis McCann. Matthew has held many positions where he was […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Children learn to live well

Yoga instructor Andrea Shaw brings the kids into the warrior pose during Silva Valley Elementary School Family Wellness Night. The event held earlier this month was sponsored by a partnership between Mercy Hospital of Folsom’s Growing Well With Mercy program and the Silva Valley PTA. The goal was to help students discover that healthier living can be fun at the event. Everyone learned yummy foods can be nutritious and more. Photo by Linda Holderness

By Linda Holderness Village Life correspondent  Health tips came with a few surprises at the Silva Valley Elementary School Family Wellness Night. Students discovered healthier living can be fun and learned that yummy foods can be nutritious at the event earlier this month. A third surprise was more serious: Beware how you quench your thirst. The […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Trojans triumph in NorCal volleyball tournament

Oak Ridge's boys volleyball squad celebrates its big win at a NorCal tourney. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge Trojans boys varsity volleyball team won the NorCal Invitational Volleyball Tournament in Vallejo earlier this month. Led by senior outside hitters Trent Stigerts and Tim Smolarski, the Oak Ridge team nearly went undefeated, losing only one game all day in the championship match against Drake High School. Returning juniors middle blocker Storm […]

Comments Off / April 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Marshall Medical Center new Birth Center and Emergency Department coming soon

We’ve already been voted the best, and now we’re getting bigger and even better. It’s been many years in the making, but after tons of community support and construction, the new Birth Center and Emergency departments at Marshall are preparing to open. Planning for a fall grand opening this year, Marshall is excited to finally […]

Comments Off / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Best of 2011 | Read More »

Taylor Morrison builds dream homes

Taylor Morrison was named the No. 1 private homebuilder in the United States in 2010 and 2011 by Builder Magazine. Taylor Morrison Northern California believes that your home is your trademark (TM) — a place that you can call your own. And discovering your TM has never been easier. The company is currently building a […]

Comments Off / April 13, 2012 | Posted in Best of 2011 | Read More »