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Winston Pingrey focuses on district goals

Winston Pingrey

Buckeye school board incumbent Winston Pingrey has seen all sides of education. The Cameron Park-based private investigator has served on Buckeye Union School District’s Board of Trustees since 2002 and before that he spent nearly three decades in law enforcement working closely with schools. Pingrey said things are going well in the district. Over the […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Los Rios board: 4 vie for Area 3 trustee

Four men are in the running to serve as Los Rios Community College District Area 3 Trustee. The district encompasses the city of Folsom and most of El Dorado County. The Nov. 4 election will decide who fills the seat left vacant following the death of Trustee Terry Cochran. The term will expire in 2016. Marc Allaman is a high […]

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Planners OK El Dorado Hills rezone

A rezoning proposal for property within the Wilson Estates was approved by the El Dorado County Planning Commission at its Oct. 9 meeting. Located on the north side of Green Valley Road, approximately 3,000 feet east of the intersection with Silva Valley Road in El Dorado Hills, the commission voted to rezone the property from One-Acre […]

Comments Off / October 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Gough runs for Buckeye school board as ‘the parents’ voice’

Royce Gough

Raising two children in the Buckeye Union School District gives school board candidate Royce Gough the current parents’ perspective and he also has more than 20 years working in education to give him experience for the job. “My three strengths for this position are experience, technology and academics,” Gough said. He grew up in Cameron […]

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Hanson-Smith runs for Buckeye school board as strong communicator

Brenda Hanson-Smith

When Buckeye Union Board of Trustees candidate Brenda Hanson-Smith’s own children were students in the Buckeye Union School District, a transition to year-round school was the hot topic when she and her family moved to El Dorado Hills in 1990. While Hanson-Smith was nervous about the change, her then fourth-grade son embraced it. Hanson-Smith said […]

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Fire Board: Incumbents say experience matters

El Dorado Hills Fire Board Directors Greg Durante, Wallace Fullerton and Barbara Winn face three challengers this November. All three incumbents are endorsed by the El Dorado Hills Firefighters’ Association. Village Life interviewed each candidate (see challenger interviews in the Oct. 8 issue and on VillageLife.com). Greg Durante has served on the Fire Board for more […]

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New animal shelter opening Oct. 16

DIAMOND SPRINGS — El Dorado County Animal Services is pleased to announce the opening of the County’s new Animal Services shelter facility. The new facility, located at 6435 Capitol Ave.e in Diamond Springs, will officially open its doors on Oct. 16. The Animal Services’ business office at the facility will be open Monday through Friday from […]

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