Chuck Hammond loves public service

“Anyone who tells you that you can’t be in politics and be a good guy is lying to you.” That’s the gospel according to Chuck Hammond, the effusive candidate for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors who hopes to come six votes closer than he did in 2010, when he lost […]

September 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Bogey the big-hearted cat shares a heartfelt message

Not sure who to vote for this year? If Barack Obama and Mitt Romney leave you cold, then how about voting for Bogey? Bogey, an orange-striped Manx with gray-green eyes and a big heart, is one of four finalists in Purina Pro Plan’s Rally to Rescue: Tales of Greatness contest and you can vote for […]

September 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Water main break turns EDH Boulevard into river

Water gushed onto El Dorado Hills Boulevard Wednesday evening after an 8-inch water main broke, snarling traffic in front of the Senior Center and nearby businesses. The busted pipe is located near a cluster of Sycamore trees in the median just south of Serrano Parkway. El Dorado Irrigation District crews responded at 7:16 p.m., about […]

September 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Buenzli earns Eagle Scout

Trent Buenzli of Troop 454 in El Dorado Hills achieved the rank of Eagle Scout at his Court of Honor Sunday, Sept. 9 at Beal’s Point in Folsom. The lake and an enormous flag in the background, as well as several hundred little flags gently blowing in the wind, set the tone for this Eagle […]

September 13, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Marshall Medical Center unveils its new wing

Marshall Medical Center will celebrate the grand opening of its new South Wing with a Community Open House and Teddy Bear Clinic on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1100 Marshall Way in Placerville. The wing’s new state-of-the-art Emergency Department will be open that day for little visitors to bring in […]

September 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Intel exec says CSD can do more

Over the next several weeks Village Life will profile the six candidates vying for two seats on the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors in November. Youth soccer activist Don Clark, 48, graciously volunteered to go first. Clark and his wife recently moved their three kids, ages 5, 9 and 10, from […]

September 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Dirt bike accident gives EDH man new perspective

A dirt bike accident in June nearly left 21-year-old Josh Cooper in a wheelchair for the rest of his life but the El Dorado Hills resident credits his family and friends for his speedy recovery. “I’m about 80 percent recovered,” Cooper said a little more than two months after he flew off his dirt bike. […]

September 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,