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Japanese students saddle up during visit

READY TO RIDE —€” Rin Ogata, 13, an exchange student from Warabi, Japan, sits atop "Old Chesnut" at the Grace Foundation in El Dorado Hills last Tuesday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Those excited-looking Japanese teenagers you might have spotted running around El Dorado County last week were part of the 2011 sister city youth exchange hosted by members of the El Dorado County chapter of People to People International. Members swap students and good will with families from other countries. The 2011 youth exchange brought 16 […]

No Comment / August 08, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Janitor-turned-sculptor cranks out political satire

A COLLECTION of sculptures depicting political figures including Newt Gingrich, Ross Perot, Willie Brown and George Bush are among the many satirical, political sculptures created by Laura Harling. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Retired state worker Laura Harling is a trim 64-year-old with an engaging smile and a humble demeanor. Whatever stereotypes exist for political satirists, she certainly doesn’t fit them. But that’s what the former casino dealer, state file clerk and janitor has become. In a series of delightful interviews over the last couple weeks, Village Life […]

No Comment / August 08, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Restored Porsche earns People’s Choice Award

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El Dorado Hills residents Bryan and Mary Hayes stand by their 1964 Cabriolet, which earned the People’s Choice Award at A Day in the hills, an event hosted by David Girard. Thirty-five five Porsches of various models and ages were on display. El Dorado Hills artist Joey Cattone painted the picture held by Mary. It […]

No Comment / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Enjoy an evening out and help support local foster children

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Foster Family Service, is hosting a charity event “David Garabaldi Live” on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Cameron Park Community Center, 6 to 9:30 p.m. Garibaldi is a 27-year-old artist that creates 6-foot portraits of pop icons in minutes to music. His dynamic show, “Rhythm and Hue,” has taken him around the world performing for […]

No Comment / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Grass fire scorches 2 acres in Serrano

A SUNDAY FIRE came close to homes in Serrano but thanks to firefighters' quick work and the community's defensible space no structures were really threatened. Photo by Chuck Seaborg

El Dorado Hills firefighters made quick work of a 2-plus acre wildland fire Sunday afternoon. The fire worried residents who saw the field directly behind their home consumed by flames, but never directly threatened any homes. Fire Marshal Jim O’Camb said that the fire appeared to start near a trail in the green belt southeast of Borders […]

2 Comments / August 01, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Skeel, EDHCSD board break media silence

JOHN SKEEL speaks about the problems he said he encountered while working as the El Dorado Hills Community Services District general manager. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“As naïve as it may sound, I’m still hopeful that I can get my job back,” said John Skeel. “I’ve done nothing wrong.” The gloves came off last week in what’s shaping up as a battle royale between the El Dorado Hills Community Services District board and their soon-to-be-former General Manager John Skeel, who was […]

No Comment / August 01, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Nugget Market welcomes new manager

HANDING OVER THE KEYS –— Former Nugget Market Store Director Randy Wehman, right, gives the keys to the El Dorado Hills Store to his replacement, Kraig Brady, left. Wehman will become director of Kitchen Operations, a position Brady has held for the last 12 years. Brady said the job-swap reflects Nugget’s corporate culture, and will allow both men to reinvent their positions. Wehman, who lives in Woodland, will spent most of each week traveling between stores in his new role. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Nugget Market in El Dorado Hills announces Kraig Brady as store director. Brady is a veteran Nugget associate, having begun his career in 1987 at the Davis Nugget Market in the produce department, where he moved into a produce manager position. Brady then transitioned into the bakery/deli/coffee bar manager position at the Davis store in 2001. […]

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