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When it rains, it pours … in the gym

Rainwater damaged the baseboards in the CSD gym and classrooms but Recreation Supervisor Frank Sianez said he thinks the gym's floor is OK. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Unexpected fall rain and a roof replacement do not mix. El Dorado Hills Community Services District staff found that out the hard way when rain last week and earlier this month made its way indoors. “It was literally raining in here,” said Frank Sianez, CSD recreation supervisor, as he stood in the gym and then […]

No Comment / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Amanda Jones, illustrated

Amanda Jones' achievements in the pool as the Oak Ridge High School varsity girls water polo team hole set and team captain earned her a spot in Sports Illustrated. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

OR water polo star featured in magazine It’s not uncommon for a high school athlete to make the local paper. They might even see their name in regional publications and blogs. But Oak Ridge High School senior Amanda Jones got a real surprise when her skills on the Lady Trojans water polo team earned her […]

No Comment / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News,Sports | Read More »

A full day of shine at Cameron Airpark

BRUCE ESTES 65, of Foster City completed building this Kit Fox Model 4 one year ago and flew to the Cameron Park Airpark for the Show and Shine Fly In and to visit family in the area. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Soroptimist International of Cameron Park, El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park Rotary presented the 22nd annual Show and Shine and Fly-in, on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Cameron Airpark. The day of planes, cars, motorcycles and family activities benefitted local projects and programs.   GREG FORBYN 39, of Napa Valley rides a modern 2011 vintage […]

No Comment / October 11, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Royal treatment

Photo by Laurie Edwards

Oak Ridge High School’s newly crowned Homecoming King Taylor Clarke and Queen McKennan Saxon enjoy their time in the spotlight at Friday’s Homecoming game.

No Comment / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos | Read More »

Vortex of evil invades Town Center

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The long-forgotten old west town of El Dorado predated El Dorado Hills by a century and a half and thrived until a humble miner accidentally unleashed a vortex of evil that turned the town’s inhabitants into zombie-like spooks that live on in a preternatural afterlife. Hard working Hands4Hope volunteers have recreated old El Dorado and […]

No Comment / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Walgreens opens Oct. 14

Store manager Lisa Bang 28, unpacks merchandise for the new Walgreens opening in El Dorado Hills Oct. 14. Customers who get there early on the first day will get some free goodies. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

El Dorado Hills’ newest drug store will open Friday, Oct. 14, and store manager Lisa Bang invites everyone to come in and “say hi.” And get some free gifts. What exactly will the store give away? “That’s a secret,” said Bang, 28, with a big smile on her face. “You have to come in to […]

No Comment / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

It’s a teen scene at the EDH library

Sylvia Gomez, 16, of Pamplona, Spain, shows off her version of sushi, made from Rice Krispie treats, fruit roll ups and Swedish fish at an El Dorado Hills Library event. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

At first glance, the El Dorado County Library in El Dorado Hills at 7455 Silva Valley Parkway, is a grown-up’s library. A gorgeous fall display by Pottery World of El Dorado Hills greets patrons as they enter the main room and a magnificent painting of Horsetail Falls by Connie Randmma hangs above a fireplace against the […]

No Comment / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »