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Authors share stories of a brave little tractor and Santa’s early years

On Nov.23 readers and Christmas lovers everywhere can indulge in some pre-Christmas magic when authors/illustrators Loren Long and Jon Agee come to Face in a Book, where they will end their nation-wide book tour. In addition to engaging storytelling, the event will include drawing demonstrations and an ornament making activity. If that doesn’t put you […]

No Comment / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The seasons of Anne Gladwill

Anne Gladwill

Artist, rancher and community volunteer Anne Gladwill died unexpectedly at her home on Sept. 24. The Garden Valley resident taught Thomas Kinkade, made the seasons of El Dorado County famous, raised three children and contributed to the well-being of her community in a wide variety of ways. Gladwill was born in Dayton, Ohio. From her […]

No Comment / September 29, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Sons of Italy cookbook is mouth-watering

Cherished family recipes, helpful hints for cooking and presentation and the satisfaction of contributing to scholarships, the Canine Division of the El Dorado County Sheriff Office, and several foundations for medical research is what purchasers of the new Sons of Italy Cookbook receive. Not all the recipes in the cookbook are Italian, but all are […]

No Comment / August 07, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Cold, wet, sweet — ice cream is an easy slide down the throat whether you’ve just had your tonsils out or are sweltering on a hot day. One of the hottest months of the year, July,  is National Ice  Cream Month — a great time to enjoy the cool creaminess of ice cream. History Ice […]

No Comment / July 15, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cameron Park author explores what it means to be human

Awakening, Karen Sandler, published Tu Books, April 2013, hardcover, 400 pgs., $18.95 “Awakening” is the second book in Karen Sandler’s Tankborn Trilogy. The first book in the series, “Tankborn,” which came out last year, introduced readers to Kayla, a genetically engineered non-human (GEN) in a world where there are sharp caste divisions between GENs, lowborns […]

No Comment / July 03, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Schultz brings home the gold

On the eve of his 80th birthday, El Dorado Hills resident Bill Schultz won a tennis tournament. Courtesy photo

El Dorado County Recorder-Clerk, Registrar of Voters and Director of Veterans Affairs Bill Schultz added another accomplishment to his repertoire when he won the Sonoma Wine Country Senior Games men’s singles competition on June 8, the day before his 80th birthday. “I’d seen this tournament advertised but never was able to get to it,” said […]

No Comment / June 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sky Mote’s family helping wounded warriors

Russ Mote sits with his son Carson in their El Dorado Hills home. Villiage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“It’s helped me so much to keep that connection,” said Russell Mote, father of Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2012, just one day after he was awarded the Navy Marine Commendation Medal for combat heroism. The connection Russell Mote values is the tie between his family and Sky’s […]

No Comment / April 27, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »