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Hanson-Smith runs for Buckeye school board as strong communicator

Brenda Hanson-Smith

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 […]

No Comment / October 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 […]

5 Comments / October 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / October 09, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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, […]

No Comment / October 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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

Matt Fillmore

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 […]

No Comment / September 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / September 29, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fire Board candidate Bryan Elkins is done sitting on the sidelines

Bryan Elkins

Bryan Elkins knows how to work hard and get results. The 1988 Mr. California hits the home gym every day and on the job as a private investigator, he’s used to digging deep to get answers. Using that work ethic to serve the public only seemed right and so Elkins is running for one of three seats […]

1 Comment / September 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »