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Gough runs for Buckeye school board as ‘the parents’ voice’

Raising two children in the Buckeye Union School District gives school board candidate Royce Gough the current parents’ perspective and he also has more than 20 years working in education to give him experience for the job. “My three strengths for this position are experience, technology and academics,” Gough said. He grew up in Cameron […]

October 15, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Hanson-Smith runs for Buckeye school board as strong communicator

When Buckeye Union Board of Trustees candidate Brenda Hanson-Smith’s own children were students in the Buckeye Union School District, a transition to year-round school was the hot topic when she and her family moved to El Dorado Hills in 1990. While Hanson-Smith was nervous about the change, her then fourth-grade son embraced it. Hanson-Smith said […]

October 15, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Fire Board: Incumbents say experience matters

El Dorado Hills Fire Board Directors Greg Durante, Wallace Fullerton and Barbara Winn face three challengers this November. All three incumbents are endorsed by the El Dorado Hills Firefighters’ Association. Village Life interviewed each candidate (see challenger interviews in the Oct. 8 issue and on VillageLife.com). Greg Durante has served on the Fire Board for more […]

October 15, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

New animal shelter opening Oct. 16

DIAMOND SPRINGS — El Dorado County Animal Services is pleased to announce the opening of the County’s new Animal Services shelter facility. The new facility, located at 6435 Capitol Ave.e in Diamond Springs, will officially open its doors on Oct. 16. The Animal Services’ business office at the facility will be open Monday through Friday from […]

October 22, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Folsom Lake College celebrates 10th anniversary

Since receiving its initial accreditation in 2004, Folsom Lake College has educated more than 68,000 students in the region. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Folsom Lake College will hold an open house festival on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Folsom campus. Festivities will include exhibitions, demonstrations, art displays and even a live falcon exhibit among much, […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Fire Board candidate Matt Fillmore wants to ensure the department’s success

Involvement in Boy Scouts and church programs taught Matt Fillmore the value of community service, something he hopes to continue as a member of the El Dorado Hills Fire Board. “I’ve always been a service-oriented individual,” Fillmore said. “I think El Dorado Hills has an amazing fire department and my goal would be to keep it […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Go Big for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County is gearing up for its 12th annual Big Autumn Auction Gala! This year’s event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 11, at Blue Shield of California in El Dorado Hills starting at 5 p.m. Dave Bender of KOVR, Channel 13, will once again act as the Master […]

October 01, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,
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