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Grace case heats up

The Grace Foundation’s recently filed lawsuit targeting Bank of America, Wells Fargo Bank and Orange County attorney Tim Ryan was met with a counter-suit threat from Ryan, who told Village Life he’s days away from filing a claim for $5 million plus punitive damages for “trade libel” against foundation Director Beth DeCaprio, citing “grotesquely and verifiably factually […]

2 Comments / July 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDUHSD: Board studies up on transfer policy

In what El Dorado Union High School Superintendent Chris Hoffman characterized as “the start of the process,” his board of trustees held an open and substantive discussion of the district’s historically strict intra-transfer policies, with an eye to balancing enrollment across schools and providing more flexibility to families in school border areas. The board also […]

37 Comments / July 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mercy Hospital of Folsom acquires robotic surgery system

FOLSOM — When 44-year-old Carmen Artiga had a massive cyst on her ovary removed and a hysterectomy, she wasn’t familiar with the state-of-the-art da Vinci surgical system her obstetrician used for the minimally-invasive surgery at Mercy Hospital of Folsom, but she’s glad he had it. “The incisions were a half-inch long around my belly button […]

No Comment / July 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Are you concerned about fire in your community?

         

No Comment / July 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Heat-related fires a real threat

“With hot summer weather upon us, everyone needs to be pay attention to what can cause a fire, either in a structure or outdoors, and work towards preventing a fire” cautions Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire. “There are several large fires burning in the northern part of California […]

No Comment / July 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Turkey shot with arrow dies

This turkey apparantly shot with an arrow was seen in an El Dorado Hills neighborhood the first wekend in July. Because it suffered major injuries, the turkey was euthanized. Photo by Joe Bula

El Dorado Hills residents reported a turkey wandering about with an arrow stuck in its side the first weekend in July. After making several phone calls to track down the bird, Village Life has learned that the turkey suffered internal injuries and did not survive. A California Fish and Game warden captured the turkey, which was […]

No Comment / July 12, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

UCP offers curbside pick up

SACRAMENTO — El Dorado County residents now can have their e-waste picked up curbside along with donations of household items, thanks to UCP of Sacramento and Northern California’s thrift store service. All items benefit UCP’s programs that empower people with developmental disabilities to live life without limits. To schedule a pickup call (800) 860-0357 or […]

No Comment / July 11, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »