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Bodacious Babes ride again

By Debby Stone June 18, 2008, was a sunny, clear morning that Kathy Hurd will never forget and friend Kathi Sturgeon can’t remember. While riding their bicycles on El Dorado Hills Boulevard’s bike lane around 10 a.m. Hurd and Sturgeon were hit by an intoxicated, uninsured 19-year-old driver. Hurd and Sturgeon, members of the the […]

1 Comment / June 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Holy Trinity students get their hands dirty

WATCH IT GROW — Holy Trinity students, parents, volunteers and garden sponsors planted vegetables, herbs and flowers in their new garden. The produce will be donated to The Upper Room. Courtesy photo

The Holy Trinity Parish Garden, a joint effort by the Human Concerns and School Ministries, was planted early in the morning of June 13 with the help of more than 18 school ministry children. The garden built by parish volunteers and will be tended by the School Ministry children, who will follow a garden curriculum […]

No Comment / June 14, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Be careful to rescue wildlife — not ‘kidnap’ it

Many members of the public find an orphaned or injured wild baby, and wildlife rescue organizations such as Sierra Wildlife Rescue could not carry out its work without their assistance. Sometimes, however, a rescuer may mistakenly assume that a baby has been abandoned when the mother is actually nearby. She may be foraging for food, […]

No Comment / June 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Young El Dorado Hills wrestlers ‘freestyle’ it

AT 5 YEARS OLD, Scotty Moore has already proven he's a serious wrestler. He bought home a sixth place medal from the the Dave Schultz Kids Freestyle State Tournament. Courtesy photo

FRESNO — Two El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club grapplers came home with medals after the Dave Schultz Kids Freestyle State Tournament at the Selland Arena earlier this month. Kaden West (5-1) placed second in the intermediate division. His only loss was in the finals to Eli Pearson from Colinga. Scotty Moore (7-2) placed sixth in the Bantum division. […]

No Comment / June 13, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz overcomes Rain, Dolphins and Gators

TAZ swimmer David Handen, 8, confers with coach Matt Candau before the 7-8 Boys 25-yard Freestyle. David finished fourth in the event with a personal best time of 22.01. Courtesy photo

By Mike McIntee The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils defeated the visiting College Greens Gators to raise their record to 2-0. The Taz entered the day having beaten the Loomis Basin Dolphins. The June  opening day meet was marked by a steady rainfall. “Nobody can remember a meet in which it rained,” said Taz Vice […]

No Comment / June 13, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Autotronics provides a great automotive experience

THE AUTOTRONICS TEAM goes above and beyond to help customers. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Does a 10 year/million mile warranty on auto repair sound good to you?  It did to Village Life readers. They voted Autotronics the “Best Auto Repair” shop. Rod and Serena Posner, the local residents and owners of Autotronics in Cameron Park, have consistently gone out of their way to give back to the community. Their efforts […]

No Comment / June 10, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Porter’s pitching gem keeps Cal baseball alive at Houston Regional

HOUSTON — Former Oak Ridge Trojan and current Cal Berkeley freshman Kyle Porter posted career highs in innings and strikeouts Sunday night to pitch the Bears to an 8-0 victory over Baylor in the NCAA Houston Regional playoffs at Reckling Park. Earlier Sunday, Cal eliminated eighth-ranked host Rice 6-3 to set up a rematch with […]

No Comment / June 07, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »