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Oak Ridge students ‘tackle hunger’

ORHS ASB students stand with principal Paul Burke (back center) and leaders from Rolling Hills Church and the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Oak Ridge students spent last week spreading the message that people in our own community do, indeed, need help getting food on a daily basis. At halftime during Friday night’s football game against the Rocklin Thunder, the students’ three-day efforts in partnership with Rolling Hills Christian Church paid off when they presented a check for […]

1 Comment / September 09, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Go for a run and ‘Make the Grade’

Calling all runners, walkers and families who want to help local schools: Registration is now open for third annual Making the Grade Run for Education on Sunday, Sept. 22. This fun and festive family event at the El Dorado Hills Golf Course (bottom of Serrano Parkway in El Dorado Hills) will offer something for everyone – […]

No Comment / September 06, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye trustee needed

Governing Board member Karen Randall has resigned her seat from the Buckeye Union School District. At its regular meeting on Aug. 21, the Buckeye Union School District Governing Board decided to fill this vacancy by making a provisional appointment. The board also approved the vacancy timeline and process, which included establishing a Paper Screening Committee […]

No Comment / September 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Go back in time at Antique Peddlers’ Fair

Antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California are invited to the Folsom Historic District Association’s 46th Fall Antique Peddlers’ Fair from 8 a.m. (or come early and bring a flashlight) to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, on Historic Sutter Street, rain or shine. Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block Historic District for this popular regional […]

No Comment / September 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Chartraw sentenced

A former El Dorado Hills man who pleaded guilty to a multimillion-dollar wire fraud involving the supposed sale of precious metal-laden bars was sentenced to more than four years in prison and nearly $3 million in restitution on Aug. 29. After victims submitted many letters discussing the impacts of Daniel Chartraw’s actions, United States District Judge […]

2 Comments / September 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

One last brew

The El Dorado Hills Firefighters Association presents the Wine, Cheese and Brew grand finale on beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. For 50 years, El Dorado Hills residents and guests have enjoyed this annual fundraiser, which began as a small event catering to about 50 people and bloomed into a can’t miss party with […]

No Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local woman’s car hit by train in North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, ND — On Aug. 27 Grand Fork sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a train colliding with a car, later found to belong to an El Dorado Hills woman. Deputies responded to North Washington Street and 23rd Avenue NE at about 1:14 a.m., according to a press release. They were advised that […]

No Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »