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Lyle Eickert back to lend his expertise

Lyle Eickert

Let’s expect the best today for a better tomorrow is retired teacher and administrator Lyle Eickert’s campaign motto in his bid for a fresh start on the Buckeye Union School District’s Board of Trustees. Eickert served on the board from 1998 until 2012 and said that in his time away he’s realized there’s still value […]

No Comment / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Winston Pingrey focuses on district goals

Winston Pingrey

Buckeye school board incumbent Winston Pingrey has seen all sides of education. The Cameron Park-based private investigator has served on Buckeye Union School District’s Board of Trustees since 2002 and before that he spent nearly three decades in law enforcement working closely with schools. Pingrey said things are going well in the district. Over the […]

No Comment / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A good sign: Veterans Memorial Park in new phase

The Veterans Memorial Park sign is revealed during a special event Saturday morning. The memorial will be built on 1.2 acres in Promontory Park. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

About 50 people gathered at Promontory Park Saturday morning to unveil a sign at the Veterans Memorial Park’s future site. The sign features the park’s plan — a 100-year journey through American conflicts that have shaped our nation. Before the unveiling, guests were called to action; it’s time to raise the funds, about $2 million, to turn […]

No Comment / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH haunted house thrills for a good cause

A Serrano home has transformed into a horror house for Halloween. Enter of you dare. Courtesy photo

What does a lady do when she has the best Halloween decorations on the block? Create a haunted house, of course. Since 2003 El Dorado Hills resident and Halloween lover Angie Weckworth has upped the ante of fright each year for visitors to her Serrano home, which she transforms into the Pandemonium House of Nightmares. “We […]

No Comment / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Los Rios board: 4 vie for Area 3 trustee

Four men are in the running to serve as Los Rios Community College District Area 3 Trustee. The district encompasses the city of Folsom and most of El Dorado County. The Nov. 4 election will decide who fills the seat left vacant following the death of Trustee Terry Cochran. The term will expire in 2016. Marc Allaman is a high […]

No Comment / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Overcrossing dedicated to fallen Marine

The Sky Mote Overcrossing sign stands along eastbound Highway 50 in the shadow of the El Dorado County Veterans Memorial at the Placerville government center. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

With the recent installation of the Sky Mote overcrossing sign at Fair Lane and eastbound Highway 50, a two-year project of the Placerville Friends of the Veterans Monument was at last realized. Staff Sgt. Mote was killed in Afghanistan in August 2012. Mote was awarded the most prestigious honors of the Navy Cross, Purple Heart, […]

No Comment / October 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 9-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Double trouble Oct. 9: Deputies arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia and a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of providing false information to an officer and a probation violation following an an encounter on Mesa Verdes Drive. Turned over […]

1 Comment / October 16, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »