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Meet El Dorado Hills’ royal family

Princess Josie

Book: “Princess Josie” Author: Lisa Paragary Engelken Illustrator: Karen Tarlton Publisher: 3L Publishing, November 2013, hardcover, 24 pages Josie is a small dog with a great sense of importance. In El Dorado Hills resident Lisa Paragary Engelken’s first children’s book, “Princess Josie,” Josie’s busy days are shared with the reader through the dog’s unique perspective as interpreted by Engelken. […]

Comments Off / February 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Sky Mote awarded Navy Cross

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote will posthumously receive the Navy Cross for extreme heroism. Mote, 27, was one of three Marines killed on Aug. 10, 2012, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, by a supposed Afghan ally. The Navy Cross is the second highest military decoration for valor awarded to a member of the United States […]

1 Comment / January 15, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Absolute Archery scores a bullseye

Absolute Archery owner Darin Mack, right, manages his archery shop with the help of son Kevin. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Want a sport you can do with your family, with equipment that you can purchase once and not have to worry about outgrowing? Something that builds eye-hand coordination and is inexpensive? Archery may be just the ticket and Absolute Archery is just the place to learn. Darin Mack, 40, an archer on the professional circuit […]

Comments Off / December 31, 2013 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life | Read More »

‘Bogey’ the dog rescued from golf course

Bogey has found a “forever” home, but it was a long process and he had plenty of help. For more than two weeks, Bogey, a small, white fluffy dog of unknown origin, lived on the Cameron Park Golf Course, evading golf balls and coyotes and surviving as best he could. Numerous golfers saw the little […]

Comments Off / December 31, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Vacation dreams become a nightmare in ‘Little River’

Imagine being on the white sand beaches of Jamaica with the gentle ocean surf in front of you and  warm sea breezes surrounding you. It’s one of my favorite day dreams but if you add a ruthless, hard-core criminal who kidnapped your college-age daughter and he is planning to sell her to the highest bidder […]

Comments Off / December 15, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / September 29, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »