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Be cautious on Folsom Lake

Shore debris got scooped right up with the record rainfall that filled Folsom Lake this year. Boaters are being warned to tread carefully to avoid obvious, as well as hidden, hazards.

Folsom Lake State Recreation Area Headquarters has hired a company to clean up the debris, with three tugboats sweeping back and forth for the past two to three weeks, according to Folsom Lake Marina Manager Ken Christensen.

Government-minded teens head to Girls, Boys State

Oak Ridge High School juniors Camryn Barrett and Tyler Barth have been selected to represent their school at Girls State and Boys State this June, a participatory program within the American Legion in which students from across the state they are representing spend a week at a college campus to take part in a mock […]

Tragedy strikes local rugby player

By Village Life Staff BERKELEY Calif. — El Dorado Hills resident Robert Paylor, a sophomore on the Cal-Berkeley rugby team, was seriously injured in the May 6 national championship game against Arkansas State at Santa Clara University, according to a statement from his family and multiple press releases. Paylor, 20, was partially paralyzed early in […]

NCL grows in its second year

The National Charity League El Dorado Hills chapter held its annual award ceremony May 7 at Golden Hills School where its first class of graduating seniors, including Jessica Prettyman, Allie Mahaney, Madeline Almeida and Lizzy Murphy, were honored. The National Charity League, a mother/daughter organization focused on philanthropy, culture and leadership, was founded more than […]

Oak Ridge to end year with a sweet send-off

It smells a little sweeter on Oak Ridge High School’s campus this time of year. Art students drew 1,000 chalk flowers in only two days across campus during the school’s Random Acts of Kindness Week last Tuesday and Wednesday. The flowers’ lingering effects will live on, however. They will be featured in the Art Media […]

All hands in for youth room grand opening

White Rock Village is celebrating its youth room’s grand opening, and nobody could be happier than Eddie Zacapa. Since Zacapa was hired three years ago as the residence service coordinator for Mercy Housing, he noticed there was a large, empty room in the El Dorado Hills location with a lot of potential, going unused.  Today […]

Clarksville Day 2017

Clarksville Day was back and better than ever last Saturday. History lovers, and those just curious to know more about the local region’s past, came out in perfect weather for the one day a year the locked gates of Clarksville are open to the public. Located on the south side of the new Silva Valley […]

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