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Francisco Drive closing for construction

The El Dorado County Community Development Agency – Transportation Division will implement full daytime closures of both directions of Francisco Drive between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Embarcadero Drive/Cambria Way. Francisco Drive will be closed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, and Tuesday, Sept. 24, and between the […]

No Comment / September 17, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Run for Courage expands, readies for Folsom race

Run for Courage participants stretch before the start of the 2012 race. This year's race will take place in Folsom on Saturday, Sept. 28. Courtesy photo

Most people are shocked to discover girls as young as 10 are sold for sex every day in the United States. Officials estimate 100,000 to 300,000 American children are exploited each year in this $32 billion industry, and worldwide the number is close to 1.2 million. Pimps use violence and coercion to force these young girls […]

No Comment / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID candidate, Division 4: Dr. Coco focused on solutions

Running in El Dorado Irrigation District Division 4 is Dr. Dale Coco, 67. Coco’s campaign website is coco4eid.com. A retired physician who lives in Cameron Park, Coco has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Southern Methodist University and a doctorate from the University of Texas. He was chief of staff at Barton Memorial Hospital and served […]

No Comment / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Snowline Hospice brings out the dresses

For the first time, Snowline Hospice’s Folsom store will host on a Homecoming Dress Event. This event will be similar to the annual Prom event that Snowline puts on in February, but features dresses for Homecoming. Each Homecoming dress will be offered at a bargain price of only $20 with a student ID card and […]

No Comment / September 15, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Casablanca in the Hills helps children in crisis

Too often the tiny voices crying out during the horror created by drug and alcohol abuse in the family home are never heard, and the vicious cycle continues as the children grow into adults with problems that plague society and ruin what could have been productive lives. In El Dorado County, an organization with a stellar lineup of […]

No Comment / September 15, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »

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 »