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Sheriff unveils Eagle One

SHERIFF John D'Agostini, left, pilots Dr. Richard Moorhouse, center and Ed Rincon show off the El Dorado County Sheriff Department's new helicopter. Named Eagle One, the bird is the latest in the department's efforts to increase its community presence without asking residents to shoulder the financial burden. Photo courtesy El Dorado County Sheriff

On Aug. 20 Sheriff John D’Agostini unveiled the newest member of the sheriff’s fleet — a Jet Ranger helicopter, call sign Eagle One. The presentation of Eagle One was conducted at the annual Sheriff’s Posse Picnic at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds when the helicopter, complete with El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office decals, landed at […]

No Comment / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Four Scouts reach for the sky

SUPER SCOUTS —Jonathan Walburger and Folsom Mayor Andy Morin, top row left to right, congratulate Eagel Scouts Tyler Howlett, Tanner Sharp, Matthew Howlett and Jared Duval, left to right. Courtesy photo

On the evening of Aug. 14 four young men from Folsom were recognized for earning their Eagle Scout award. The Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America. This is a significant accomplishment for these four Vista Del Lago High School graduates and students, considering that only […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos | Read More »

Tribe opening bigger, better clinic

WORK CONTINUES on the new Community Health Clinic on the Shingle Springs Rancheria. The facility is due to open on Oct. 3.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians recently announced Oct. 3 as the opening date for the all new Community Health Clinic, located adjacent to Red Hawk Casino at Red Hawk Parkway. The new 60,000-square-foot clinic, which includes two floors of parking, replaces the existing 17,000-square-foot facility located on Mother Lode Drive in Shingle Springs.  […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Women’s Health Expo and fun run an hit

MARSHALL junior volunteers Nekaela Edralin and Aaron Downs pose with Marshall Mouse (Sahana A.) at the health expo. Courtesy photo

Marshall Medical Center sponsored the Marshall Women’s Health Expo and 5k fun run at the El Dorado Hills Town Center on Aug. 27. Health screenings and health talks on a variety of topics were on the agenda … as was a lot of fun.   Expo2 MARSHALL junior volunteers Nekaela Edralin and Aaron Downs pose […]

No Comment / August 29, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Skeel and CSD board face off

Skeel and legal team

Embattled El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager John Skeel and his two lawyers appeared in the CSD gym last week to answer charges that he violated whistleblower statutes, tried to lay off his human resources manager and his assistant general manager without board approval, attempted to “sneak” a raise and hours increase for […]

23 Comments / August 25, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge alumnus outruns the pack at PARTY fun run

OAK RIDGE High School alumni Amjed Aboukhadijeh ran “the just under 6-mile course” at the Fun Run/Walk benefitting the Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth program held Aug. 20. Aboukhadijeh won by seven minutes. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Hundreds of people laced up Aug. 20 for the Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth (PARTY) program. PARTY aims to prevent teen injury while driving. Local Oak Ridge High School alumnus Amjed Aboukhadijeh ran “the just under 6-mile course” in 28:16, winning by 7 minutes and achieving […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

Yo ho, yo ho!

CAPTAIN JACK SPARERIBS, aka Ace Miles, 49, from the Bay Area entertains the crowd gathered at Village Green Park Saturday for the annual pirate invastion, which benefits the El Dorado Hills Library. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The HMS Dauntless sailed into El Dorado Hills Saturday and its salty crew spent time educating young and old pirates at heart about life on the high seas. Sword fights, cannon blasts, catapults and lots of laughter filled Village Green Park on Saturday. The pirates appearance helped raise money for the El Dorado Hills Library. […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »