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Run For Courage this Saturday

Run For Courage participants celebrate at the start of last year's race. Courtesy photo

Thousands expected to stand up against modern day slavery At 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, Run For Courage will host its third annual Race to End Human Trafficking. Together on the field with more than 40 retail vendors, other anti-trafficking organizations and six survivors of trafficking, the Run For Courage team hopes to increase awareness […]

No Comment / September 24, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Details of Skeel settlement released

Attorneys for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and John Skeel settled the lawsuit brought by the former general manager over his 2011 firing. The final settlement document was signed on Sept. 11 and released to Village Life on Sept 18. The settlement awards $150,000 to Skeel, half of which will be covered by […]

No Comment / September 24, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Big Brothers Big Sisters offers car show tickets

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County has partnered with this year’s Niello Concours at Serrano, the classic and luxury car show held in El Dorado Hills on Sunday, Oct. 7. Big Brothers Big Sisters will benefit from the proceeds of 200 general admission tickets on sale now at its website mentor4youth.org or by […]

No Comment / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel suit settled; $150,000 award to former GM

John Skeel has had a good summer. He landed a job in July, taking the reins of the Tahoe Resource Conservation District, and now he has some spending money. The El Dorado Hills Community Services District has settled a lawsuit filed by its former general manager, agreeing to a settlement “in the neighborhood of $150,000,” […]

7 Comments / September 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Residents see red over state fire fee

The arrival of Fire Prevention Fee notices last week from no less a tax collector than the California Board of Equalization angered many tax-averse property owners in rural areas around the state. It also irked El Dorado Hills residents, about half of whom are subject to the fee. Local property owners argue that they already […]

3 Comments / September 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Community Parade date set

Town Center will host the first-ever El Dorado Hills Community Parade on Saturday, Oct. 6, between 11 a.m. and noon. The recent Sky Mote procession demonstrated that the community will come together to honor a fallen soldier who attended its schools. Whether it will do so minus the tragedy is yet to be seen. Michele […]

3 Comments / September 10, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

The Trade supports better lives for women

When Jonathan Klein entered an Oregon salon he didn’t expect inspiration to strike. The conversation: A hairdresser explained to Klein his need for 30 hair-cutting shears so he could go to Nicaragua and train women housed at a sex trafficking rescue house how to style hair. Klein shared the story with business partner Chris McCarley. The businessmen distribute Hattori […]

No Comment / September 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »