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Mote family healing, helping soldiers

In the year since the death of their beloved son and brother Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, the Mote family has had to come to terms with the painful details surrounding Aug. 10, 2012. Serving his third tour of duty, Sky, 27, worked for the Marine Special Operations Command in Afghanistan and trained local police […]

September 25, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Supervisor Nutting headed to trial

After a short hearing in South Lake Tahoe last week, Judge Timothy Buckley ruled that Supervisor Ray Nutting will face trial Earlier this year the El Dorado County District Attorney and California Attorney General offices built their case against the District 2 representative and on May 24 a grand jury handed down an indictment accusing […]

September 25, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Italy on Wheels is rolling

By Larry Weitzman Blue covered the sky, but the grounds of the Murer House Museum and park were covered with red, white and green for the second annual Italy on Wheels held Sept. 14. The red, white and green refers to Italian cars, motorcycles, scooters and bicycles that were painted in all colors except for […]

September 25, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

George Tapanes lands Marina Village top job

Who will be Marina Village Middle School’s new principal? That burning question around the north side of El Dorado Hills was recently answered when George Tapanes (pronounced Tap-in-iss) assumed the post Sept. 3. In an exclusive interview with Village Life Tapanes said he arrives with an open mind, instead of a laundry list of concrete […]

September 18, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Scout project promotes bike safety

Young bicyclists weaved through cones, learned their hand signals and tried their best to balance on two wheels at Bike Safe 2013, an event designed to keep riders safe on the road. The free Saturday event held at El Dorado Hills Fire Station 85 was masterminded by Boy Scout Kyle Rouen, 15, as his Eagle […]

September 18, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Fire remembers 9/11

A large American flag flapped in the breeze as it hung some 50 feet in the air above the El Dorado Hills Town Center courtyard, a presentation set up by El Dorado Hills Fire Department staff to honor 9/11 victims on the attack’s 12th anniversary. Every year since the terrorist attacks in New York City […]

September 18, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Italy on Wheels planned for Folsom

Italy is moving. No, it’s not having an earthquake. The country’s finest cars, motorcycle and bikes topped with Firevine wood-fired pizzas, Italian Ice Cream Co. with more than 16 varieties of gelato, Italian beer and sodas will roll into Folsom on Sept. 14. Admission is free to Italy on Wheels, which takes place from 11 […]

September 11, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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