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Boy killed by pellet gun identified

The El Dorado Hills boy who was shot Tuesday by a pellet gun and later died at an area hospital has been identified as 10-year-old Keegan Swinney. On Wednesday afternoon, El Dorado County sheriff’s Lt. Bryan Golmitz confirmed reports from earlier in the day that identified Keegan as the pellet gun shooting victim. Sheriff’s deputies […]

No Comment / November 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Boy dies after pellet gun shooting

An El Dorado Hills boy died after a friend shot him with a pellet gun while playing at a home on Waterman Court late Tuesday afternoon, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department. The ages of the two boys involved were not available, but preliminary information indicated the boy who shot his friend may be 12 […]

No Comment / November 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge students reach out to elementary school, again

Oak Ridge High School hosts a week-long donation drive to benefit the students and the community surrounding Oak Ridge Elementary School in Sacramento. This elementary school is in the heart of the neighborhood of Oak Park. This is the second year of the Be Change program — ORHS to OR program. The advanced leadership class […]

No Comment / November 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

PG&E wants everyone to have a bright and safe holiday

As customers decorate homes and trees this holiday season, PG&E encourages them to keep safety and energy efficiency in mind. PG&E offers the following holiday lighting tips: Holiday lighting energy efficiency • Purchase energy-efficient LED (light-emitting diode) holiday lights. LED lights can reduce energy consumption by as much as 90 percent when compared to traditional […]

No Comment / November 28, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What will you ask Santa for this Christmas?

Asked at the Town Center tree lighting event while everyone awaited Santa’s arrival.  

No Comment / November 28, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grace Foundation volunteers help heal wounds

Jean Acosta goes nose to nose with Rusty, a Grace Foundation resident that she plans to adopt. The two met at the Whispering PInes Ranch in Susanville where she helped other volunteers rescue the abused and starving horses. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

On a gusty and bright fall afternoon on the Grace Foundation ranch dozens of volunteers feed, socialize and exercise horses, many of which suffered starvation and abuse at Whispering Pines Ranch in Susanville. Intel Project Manager Jean Acosta works with her “project horse,” a spirited and affectionate 2-year-old gelding mustang named Rusty. She plans to […]

No Comment / November 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH sewer lift station to get facelift

A sewer lift station in El Dorado Hills will get a nearly $1 million facelift and none too soon. “Extremely, extremely bad” is how Wastewater/Recycled Water Division Manager Vicki Caulfield described the Timberline lift station. “This is an emergency. We’re not waiting,” said Director George Wheeldon. “We have to replace these things before they fail. […]

No Comment / November 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »