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EDH woman sings with Chicago

Thanks to a generous donation to the American Cancer Society, El Dorado Hills resident Ann Kubel sang with Chicago during a San Jose performance.

El Dorado Hills resident Ann Kubel had the opportunity of a lifetime when she recently performed with the legendary rock and roll band Chicago at the band’s San Jose concert. Kubel sang the lead for their hit song “If You Leave Me Now.” “I was so excited to do this” she said. Over the last three years, […]

1 Comment / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Chuck Hammond loves public service

EDHCSD candidate Chuck Hammond said he'd like to see more volunteerism in his community. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“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 […]

1 Comment / September 17, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Bogey the big-hearted cat shares a heartfelt message

Bogey the Education Ambassador loves the attention he gets from Bengal Weekly News team members Rhiannon Gotcher, 12;  Kate Green-Jones, 12; Shani Sansone, 12; and Jessica Furtado, 13, left to right. Bogey visited Rolling Hills Middle School last week. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

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 […]

No Comment / September 17, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Water main break turns EDH Boulevard into river

El Dorado Hills Boulevard turned intoa  soggy mess Wednesday evening when a water main in the median broke. Photo courtesy of Ron Mikulaco

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 […]

1 Comment / September 13, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Buenzli earns Eagle Scout

Trent Buenzli of Troop 454 recently added Eagle Scout to his resume, which also includes Oak Ridge  football player and future television star. Trent will appear on National Geographic's "Are You Tougher Than A Boy Scout" this fall. Courtesy photo

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 […]

1 Comment / September 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Marshall Medical Center unveils its new wing

WEstern Sing Co. workers Jason Norris, left, and Thomas McMahon install a new sign in front of the old and new Marshall Hospital buildings. The public is invited to an open house at the new wing this Saturday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

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 […]

No Comment / September 10, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Intel exec says CSD can do more

Don Clark says he's running for a seat on the El Dorado Hills Community Services District make a positive impact on his community. Courtesy photo

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 […]

11 Comments / September 10, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »