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Scouts enjoy ‘The Philmont Experience’

By Jonathan Rogness Chief of Media for Venturing Crew 193  July 17-30, Venturing Crew 193 took a trip to the prestigious Philmont Scout Ranch, west of the small town of Cimarron, New Mexico. Philmont Scout Ranch is noteworthy for being the largest independent Scout camp in the world, attracting more than 20,000 Scouts and Scouters […]

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Put your best arm forward

World Famous Barber Jon’s owner, Jon Rivera, hosts his second arm wrestling competition fundraiser to support two local non-profit veterans organizations. World Famous Barber Jon’s Open Invitational Arm Wrestling Competition Fundraiser, a family friendly event, will take place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at The Purple Place, 363 Green Valley Road in El […]

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A year in America has changed Júlia’s life

Rotary Youth Exchange student Júlia Garcia flew home late last month with a new goal — work in theater/films as an actress or behind the scenes. The 17-year-old didn’t have those opportunities in Brazil (acting lessons are very expensive, she said) and jumped at the chance to be on stage at Oak Ridge High School, where she […]

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Remembering Millie Smith

VIllage Life columnist and senior go-getter Millie Smith died Wednesday, July 30, at age 94. Smith moved to El Dorado Hills in 1990 and was a steadfast volunteer in the El Dorado Hills community. When the Senior Nutrition Program started serving lunches in 1998, she rolled up her sleeves and began volunteering for the program. For many years Smith volunteered […]

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Kurowski’s Kenyan family grows

Holy Trinity Parish in El Dorado Hills will host its fifth annual Human Concerns Barbecue Aug. 9 to benefit the neediest people on earth, including support for parishioners Joe and Julianne Kurowski in their tireless mission to rescue Kenyan orphans. For 15 years the Cameron Park-based couple have been emotionally and financially supporting 12 Kenyan […]

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Neighborhood Fire Safe Council makes strides

After “an enormous fire drill” in their Lakehills Estates neighborhood more than two years ago, and hearing from experts like El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts that their community is most at fire risk, residents formed the Lakehills Fire Safe Council in 2012. New signs installed earlier this summer mark the entrance to their […]

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Tails wagging over dog park approval

The El Dorado County Planning Commission approved the much anticipated El Dorado Hills dog park on July 24. The park will be the second dog park on the western slope; the El Dorado Dog Owners Guild celebrated the opening of its first park, the Hacienda Dog Park in Cameron Park, late last year. The dog […]

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