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Have an adventure with the American River Conservancy

Mountain Bike Ride First Saturday of each month through August, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. (approx.) This ride, geared for new riders, will be led by Tom Petersen, an ARC supporter, trail author, and bike enthusiast. You will enjoy this non-technical ride on unpaved roads and wide trails. Tom can also answer questions about brake adjustments, tire […]

No Comment / June 05, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Heidi Jaerger

Buckeye Union School District Superintendent and El Dorado Hills Rotarian David Roth congratulates Student of the Month Heidi Jaerger with teacher Nancy Savage, Oak Meadow Elementary Principal Barbara Narez and proud mom Nichole Jaerger. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Oak Meadow Elementary fifth-grader Heidi Jaerger just came to the El Dorado Hills school a year ago but she’s left an impression that will undoubtedly last for decades and earned her the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Student of the Month award. “I was just so lucky to have her this year,” said teacher […]

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EDH Crime Watch: May 29 through June 4

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Follow the footprints May 29: Winding Oak Lane residents reported finding someone’s bare footprints on the floor near the home’s back door. Nothing appeared to be missing. Taken May 29: A petty theft was reported on Montrose Way. Sticky fingers May 29: Deputies cited an […]

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Madeline’s story: Volunteer’s life changed with Mexico experience

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Rolling Hills Christian Church sent its largest-ever mission team to Antochistas, Mexico, right outside of Tijuana earlier this year; 200 kids and 58 adults built eight homes and a church campus. Volunteers also hosted Vacation Bible School and a soccer tournament. Madeline Lenz, 17, was one of those lucky volunteers whose life has forever changed thanks to this experience. The El […]

No Comment / June 04, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Brock’s still thinking en español

Things got a little foamy when exchange student Brock Bastian attended the Carnaval de Oruro. Courtesy photo

During his first full day in Bolivia, Rotary Youth Exchange student Brock Bastian took a wild car ride to Muela del Diablo (the Devil’s Molar), a giant rock near La Paz — not an introduction for the faint of heart. And though this courageous Oak Ridge High School student did have that “what did I get myself into” […]

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UPDATE: Teen found

Amy Richards went missing on Tuesday, June 3. If you see Amy or have any information call the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center at (530) 621-6600 or Detective Rich Horn at (530) 642-4715.

Amy Richards, 16, was located yesterday in the San Francisco area. Amy had used a bicycle to travel from Placerville through Sacramento and eventually to a Bay Area Rapid Transit station. She then used BART to travel into San Francisco and eventually contacted the staff at a Starbucks Coffee shop in San Francisco, where she […]

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UPDATED: June Primary Election results

El Dorado County Elections’ officials have finished processing ballots for the June Primary. The semi-official report confirms that many incumbents will keep their jobs and a tight race lies ahead for two District 4 supervisor candidates. Results for local races are as follows: Superior Court Office 1 Vicki Ashworth: 51.0% David Combellack: 34% Joe Weinberger: 14.31% […]

No Comment / June 03, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »