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Santo Cielo! Sogno Winery blossoms into Cielo Estates

BEAUTIFUL VENUE —€” Cielo Estates co-owner John Quiroz hopes he and his business partners can turn their Shingle Springs vineyard and winery into a family desitnation. The grounds are also ideal for weddings and special events. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

  There’s new wine, new grapes and new blood at the former Sogno Winery in Shingle Springs. There’s also a new name: “Cielo Estates.” John Quiroz of El Dorado Hills and his partners Bill Manson and Carrie Nave-Manson have taken the reins of the 41-acre estate which holds the distinction of being the Sacramento region’s […]

No Comment / June 06, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Fire Chief Roberts sworn in

Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

ROBERTS TAKES THE OATH — El Dorado Hills Fire Board Director Jim Hartley, right, administers Dave Roberts, left, the Fire Chief’s Oath of Office. The pinning of the badge was subsequently handled by Roberts’ father, retired Army Master Sergeant Dave Roberts Sr., with help from Roberts’ wife Sondra. Later in the ceremony recently promoted Capt. […]

No Comment / June 04, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Marshall Medical Center congratulates 2011 Health Scholarship recipients

FUTURES IN HEALTH CARE — Kadra Behizad, right, and Navneet Kahlon received scholarships from Marshall Medical Center. Courtesly photo

Marshall’s strong community commitment includes an annual scholarship program, awarding a total of $5,000 to graduating seniors at the Western Slope’s five area high schools. Marshall is very pleased to present these scholarships every year; this year’s applicants were extremely impressive, demonstrating serious commitment to their education and to the community at large. The competition […]

No Comment / June 03, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Colver trial: Angels, demons and Witt’s multiple personalities

STEVEN COLVER looks to Tylar Witt, already seated at the witness stand, as he enters the courtroom Thursday morning. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Confessed killer Tylar Marie Witt apparently wasn’t the only one who needed the adoration of her former boyfriend Steven “Boston” Colver, as the 16-year-old testified Wednesday that supernatural beings living inside of her would have died if she lost her lover. Colver, 21, is charged with the 2009 first-degree murder of Witt’s mother, Joanne. Last […]

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

Witt admits lying for plea deal

TYLAR WITT  gets ready to testify Thursday morning in the murder trial of her former boyfriend Steven Colver. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Steven “Boston” Colver’s defense attorney Dain Weiner grilled Tylar Witt during cross-examination Thursday morning. Facetiously referring to her testimony last Sept. 9 as the “time when she was supposed to tell the truth,” Weiner repeatedly asked her if she were telling the truth now. He was trying to ascertain that her testimony regarding her former […]

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

Colver trial: Tylar Witt takes the stand

Tylar Witt is escorted to the courtroom. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Tylar Marie Witt, the 16-year-old former lover of murder suspect Steven “Boston” Colver, was called by prosecutors Wednesday morning to testify against the man she was once willing to kill for. Witt, who last year pleaded guilty to her mother Joanne Witt’s 2009 murder, stoically recalled the first time she met Colver, now 21, at El […]

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

Tylar Witt to testify Wednesday

TYLAR WITT is led into the courtoom Tuesday. Her testimony was put over to Wednesday after here defense attorney called in sick Tuesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Another day, another delay. The murder trial of 21-year-old Steven “Boston” Colver was postponed yet again Tuesday morning. This most recent delay came on the heels of Thursday’s abbreviated hearing, during which the testimony of Colver’s former lover, 16-year-old Tylar Marie Witt, was continued before she ever took the witness stand because of concerns over […]

No Comment / May 31, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »