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Peruvian guests get whirlwind tour of El Dorado County

Cameron Park pilot Denny Davis with members of the GSE team from left to right:  Susan Herrera, Maria de Lourdes Sheen, Susana Monzon and Moira Alvarado.

El Dorado Hills Rotarians Coy Baugh and Laurie Edwards wined, dined and mined five guests from Peru this week, taking them on a tour of El Dorado County and introducing them to local characters. Margot Escobeda, an orthodontist who owns and manages a busy dental clinic in Lima; Susana Monzon, a nutritionist specializing in obesity who was previously […]

No Comment / June 01, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Scott Hardie’s film taking off

FIlmmaker Scott Hardie poses with his star, the M-400 Volantor Skycar created by Paul Moller of Davis. Hardie’s documentary “Volantor” follows Moller’s efforts to create a commercially viable “flying car.”  Courtesy photo

It’s not likely anyone’s heard of 2002 Oak Ridge alum Scott Hardie’s first film — “The Fat and the Ferocious” — unless you were in his high school English class. The parody project of the 2001 hit “The Fast and the Furious” didn’t become a breakout hit but it did leave a lasting impression on […]

No Comment / May 31, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Nathan Snyder’s film takes audiences on dangerous journey

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Nathan Snyder is trying his hand at cinematography, from scratch. Inspired by works such as the “Paranormal Activity” series, “Lost,” “the Blair Witch Project” and “Harry Potter,” the Oak Ridge High School alum and producing partner Brandon Cano-Errecart created their first chilling full-length feature film, “The Sigil.” The movie documents the journey of Devan, a confused […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Mother cats, newborn kittens need temporary foster homes

Look at this face — Mama cats and her kittens need good foster homes. Contact El Dorado County Animal Services to help. Courtesy photo

El Dorado County Animal Services is looking for caring residents who can help provide temporary foster homes for new mother cats and their baby kittens over the next several weeks. “Currently we have three mother cats and their kittens at the shelter in Placerville who could benefit from temporary placement in a loving residential home, […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rolling Hills pastor says good-bye

Jeff Bigelow wrapped up his time as Rolling Hills Christian Church's pastor last Sunday. The church figurehead said he's exploring several options for his future. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Sunday marked the end of an era at Rolling Hills Christian Church, and though Pastor Jeff Bigelow delivered his last sermon he insists the church’s best days are ahead. After 17 years, the 57-year-old pastor stepped down and handed his congregation over to incoming Pastor Bill Search. Search, 40, who moved here with his wife […]

No Comment / May 27, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Congratulations Class of 2012

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TROJANS ONE LAST TIME — Oak Ridge High School sent off its Class of 2012 Friday evening. Seniors celebrated the event in style with leis, bedazzled grad caps and a big thumbs up. Oak Ridge graduates stand during the commencement ceremony Friday evening. VIllage Life photo by Pat Dollins Graduate Shanna Cho gives a thumbs up to a […]

1 Comment / May 26, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Read More »

Teachers receive Crystal Apple Awards

Oak Ridge Assistant Principal Pam Bartlett, Maja Nielson, Elicia Spencer, Laurie Theis, Calvin Millett, Richard Shaw with the Folsom Cordova School Board, left to right, celebrate at the Crystal Apple Awards. Courtesy photo

The fifth annual Crystal Apple Awards night was held on Sunday, May 20, to honor three area high school teachers from Oak Ridge, Folsom and Vista del Lago High Schools. More than 100 students from the early morning seminary program sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints selected teachers who they felt have […]

No Comment / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Read More »