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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 […]

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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 […]

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Dirt bike accident gives EDH man new perspective

Josh Cooper stands beside his Yamaha 250 at his home in El Dorado Hills. Will he ride again after a summer accident nearly left him paralyzed? He hasn't decided yet. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

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. […]

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Dems open office in Town Center

Democrats gather for the grand opening of the Democratic Party headquarters in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Town hall for Uppal Thursday In the afterglow of the Democratic National Convention last week the El Dorado County Democratic Party held an opening celebration on Saturday morning, Sept. 8, for its west-county campaign office located in El Dorado Hills Town Center Marketplace, just east of the now-vacant CVS drugstore location. The sparsely furnished office, […]

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Jamboree rollover victim dies

Rachel Gray

Rachel Anne Gray, the woman critically burned in an accident on the Rubicon Trail during the Jeepers Jamboree, has died. Longtime friend and family liaison Chris Patton confirmed that Gray, 21, of El Dorado Hills, died Sept. 1 at 11:45 p.m. Leesa Williams, Gray’s mother, wrote on the Facebook page for Gray: “Rachel’s family needs […]

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Hands4Hope honors exceptional volunteers

Hands4Hope volunteer Brayden Kono, 11, earned the Director's Choice Award for the Team Hope age group at Hands4Hope's fourth annual Youth Recognition Dinner. Courtesy photo

More than 100 people applauded  local students at Hands4Hope’s fourth annual Youth Recognition Dinner at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District on Aug. 25. Youth volunteers with Hands4Hope were recognized for collectively dedicating 6,100 hours of community service to those in need in our community over the 2011-12 year.  Additionally, several local youth were singled […]

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Cousins reach Eagle Scout

Cousins from Troop 728 Steven Cooper, left, and Nathan Padilla have earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Courtesy photo

Just one month apart, cousins Nathan Padilla and Steven Cooper earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. The boys are with Troop 728. On July 18 Padilla was joined by family members and friends at his ceremony. Nate is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has been actively involved […]

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