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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 ,

Have you forgotten?

Veterans, supporters moving forward on memorial park Marine Lance Cpl. Brad Shuder, Army Staff Sgt. Mathew Taylor, Army Sgt. Kyle Dayton and Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote — these local men gave their lives for our freedom and last Wednesday, as Rotarian Bill Tobin read their names and a small bio, tears welled up in […]

September 04, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Wave hello to new EDH farmers

Doug Hus may be a real estate broker by day, but the El Dorado Hills resident and co-owner of the new El Dorado Hills Natural Farms off Highway 50 has adapted to farm life quite well.  Wearing a straw hat and blue jeans, Hus can be seen most days towing crates of strawberries or handpicking […]

September 04, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

High-tech reconnects local couple

Tara McKinnon and Peter Meadows married Saturday, Aug. 31. The Folsom couple dated while attending Oak Ridge High School in the mid-1990s. Peter, 36, graduated in 1995 and Tara, 35, in 1996. The couple broke up when Peter left the area to join the Army. Peter was an intelligence specialist for eight years, then spent […]

September 03, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,
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