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Neal, Posner poised for RUSD board

Tagg Neal captured 36 percent of the vote in a three-person Election Night race for the first of two seats on the Rescue Union School District Board of Trustees while incumbent Serena Posner narrowly held the second seat as of press time. A parent and former student of the district, Neal said his story and commitment to […]

Comments Off / November 15, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mattock, Paulsen score EDHCSD seats

Noelle Mattock and Ben Paulsen won two open seats on the five-person El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Board of Directors. They will be sworn in before the next regular board meeting in December. The only incumbent running in the four-person race, Mattock won her third consecutive term with 41 percent of the vote. Throughout […]

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Veterans share stories at Holy Trinity

Jason Schwartz, graduate of the U.S. Naval  Academy, talks to the students about being something bigger than themselves in every aspect of life. Photo by Holly Barbaccia

Holly Barbaccia Say thank you. Shake a hand. Ask about their story.  These are just a few of the many ways Holy Trinity students Abby Connolly, Irma Francis and Matthew Haar invited the crowd to honor veterans. The students urged classmates, parishioners and community members to make a pledge to honor a vet — not just in November but in every […]

1 Comment / November 14, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Vision Coalition presents a special ‘dialogue’

As part of its newly developed Capacity Building program, El Dorado Community Vision Coalition Get Connected series, Community Nonprofit at Work, El Dorado Community Vision Coalition will host Meet the Funders: A Conversation with El Dorado County Foundation Officers and Philanthropists from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 17, at the El Dorado Community Services District Pavilion […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hidahl tops Gaines in District1

John Hidahl celebrates his win with supporters at the El Dorado Saloon in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Steadfast community volunteer and El Dorado Hills resident John Hidahl can soon add District 1 El Dorado County supervisor to his long list of ties to the place he’s called home since 1978. Hidahl ran on a grassroots campaign buoyed by many volunteers, spending a fraction of what his competitor, Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, did on her […]

Comments Off / November 10, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Vietnam veteran shares memorable flight stories

Robert and Nora Joan Dohlke stand together in Robert's office at their home surrounded by memorabilia from his military service during the Vietnam War. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

For retired Senior Master Sgt. Robert Dohlke, an honorary recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross with V for Valor medal during the Vietnam War, Veterans Day is a day of remembrance and respect for those who fight for our country. Around Veterans Day every year, the El Dorado Hills resident is often asked by churches, schools and […]

Comments Off / November 09, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Library welcomes new branch manager

Jan Robbins, left, is the El Dorado Hills Library's new branch manager. Robbins will work with former manager Carolyn Brooks, right, who has been promoted to work with libraries throughout the county. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Jan Robbins has been named the El Dorado Hills Library’s new branch manager. Robbins, a Rescue resident, has lived in El Dorado County with her husband Jamie for 16 years. She most recently served as the children’s librarian at the Placerville Library. Former El Dorado Hills branch manager Carolyn Brooks has been promoted to library […]

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