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George Tapanes lands Marina Village top job

Marina Village Middle School's new Principal George Tapanes

Who will be Marina Village Middle School’s new principal? That burning question around the north side of El Dorado Hills was recently answered when George Tapanes (pronounced Tap-in-iss) assumed the post Sept. 3. In an exclusive interview with Village Life Tapanes said he arrives with an open mind, instead of a laundry list of concrete […]

No Comment / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Scout project promotes bike safety

Jacob Terrazas, 10, finishes the Bike Safety Day 2013 obstacle course. Scout Ryan Parisek, at right, walked him through the cone zone. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Young bicyclists weaved through cones, learned their hand signals and tried their best to balance on two wheels at Bike Safe 2013, an event designed to keep riders safe on the road. The free Saturday event held at El Dorado Hills Fire Station 85 was masterminded by Boy Scout Kyle Rouen, 15, as his Eagle […]

No Comment / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Fire remembers 9/11

Drivers travel under the American flag hanging 50 feet above the road through El Dorado Hills Town Center. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

A large American flag flapped in the breeze as it hung some 50 feet in the air above the El Dorado Hills Town Center courtyard, a presentation set up by El Dorado Hills Fire Department staff to honor 9/11 victims on the attack’s 12th anniversary. Every year since the terrorist attacks in New York City […]

No Comment / September 12, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Italy on Wheels planned for Folsom

Italy is moving. No, it’s not having an earthquake. The country’s finest cars, motorcycle and bikes topped with Firevine wood-fired pizzas, Italian Ice Cream Co. with more than 16 varieties of gelato, Italian beer and sodas will roll into Folsom on Sept. 14. Admission is free to Italy on Wheels, which takes place from 11 […]

No Comment / September 09, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Have you forgotten?

Veterans Memorial Park  plans call for a memorial garden, courtyard and a 100-year journey through American conflicts.

Veterans, supporters moving forward on memorial park Marine Lance Cpl. Brad Shuder, Army Staff Sgt. Mathew Taylor, Army Sgt. Kyle Dayton and Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote — these local men gave their lives for our freedom and last Wednesday, as Rotarian Bill Tobin read their names and a small bio, tears welled up in […]

1 Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Wave hello to new EDH farmers

El Dorado Hills Natural Farms owners Doug Hus, left, and Rob and Robin Day, right, greet customer Russ Tuttle, holding veggies, with his weekly basket of CSA goods. He paid $24 for a week's worth of fresh produce. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Doug Hus may be a real estate broker by day, but the El Dorado Hills resident and co-owner of the new El Dorado Hills Natural Farms off Highway 50 has adapted to farm life quite well.  Wearing a straw hat and blue jeans, Hus can be seen most days towing crates of strawberries or handpicking […]

1 Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

High-tech reconnects local couple

Tara McKinnon and Peter Meadows married Saturday, Aug. 31. The Folsom couple dated while attending Oak Ridge High School in the mid-1990s. Peter, 36, graduated in 1995 and Tara, 35, in 1996. The couple broke up when Peter left the area to join the Army. Peter was an intelligence specialist for eight years, then spent […]

No Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »