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Rescue parents schooled in Common Core

Last Tuesday parents were invited to an information night at Marina Village Middle School to learn more about the imminent shift to Common Core curriculum and how to best help their children at home. Nancy Brownell, senior fellow at the California State Board of Education and a former Rescue School District board member, led the […]

1 Comment / October 07, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Gaines eyes insurance commissioner post

Sen. Ted Gaines

Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Rocklin, recently announced his candidacy for California insurance commissioner. “The insurance commissioner should work to protect consumers, keep rates low, and make it easier for companies to hire and retain workers,” Gaines said. Gaines noted that under its current leadership, the California Department of Insurance has become a hostile bureaucracy that is […]

1 Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hands4Hope hosting dinner for thieves

Tickets are now on sale for Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference’s annual benefit dinner and costume ball dedicated to supporting the nonprofit group’s youth development program and numerous outreach activities. “Thieves In The Temple” will have a bit of an “Indiana Jones”/”Lara Croft Tomb Raider”/ “The Mummy: feel to it. Placerville’s Old Town Grill […]

No Comment / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County begins eminent domain action on Silva Valley property

El Dorado County Supervisors adopted a Resolution of Necessity to begin eminent domain proceedings to acquire one parcel in El Dorado Hills needed for the Silva Valley Parkway interchange. Recommended by the county’s Transportation Division of the Community Development Agency, the resolution opens the process based on the determination that the project represents the “greatest […]

No Comment / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Step right up for a say in El Dorado Hills’ future

The newly formed Community Economic Development Advisory Committee of El Dorado Hills’ steering committee is looking for a few thousand good men and women to help decide what the community will look like over the next 25 years. In a joint interview with Village Life, CEDAC-EDH volunteers Hal Erpenbeck and Steve Ferry said community input […]

3 Comments / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tax man catches up to former EDH attorney

A federal jury found an El Dorado Hills man guilty of tax evasion of nearly $450,000 last Thursday. Donald M. Wanland Jr., 53, an attorney in Sacramento, was found guilty of 28 tax-related criminal charges, “including attempting to evade personal income taxes for the tax years 2000 through 2003, failing to file tax returns for […]

No Comment / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID candidates, Division 2: Richard Englefield keeps things positive

Richard Englefield

Running in El Dorado Irrigation District Division 2 is Richard Englefield, 71, of El Dorado. Englefield’s campaign website is englefield4eiddirector.com. Englefield was employed for 32 years as an administrative analyst specialist in the computing support Department at California State University, Sacramento. He has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Resources from the same university. He served on […]

No Comment / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »