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Rescue Union School District announces staff changes

Rescue Union School District greets three new administrators and promotes two to begin another successful school year. The district is compromised of eight schools, including a virtual academy — four of which were honored as 2014 California Distinguished Schools. “Our district partners with families and the community and is dedicated to the success of every student,“ said […]

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Candidates set in local races

It won’t be much of a race for the three seats open on the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors. Only three candidates’ names will appear on the ballot — virtually guaranteeing them a spot on the board. Those running are incumbents Wayne Lowery and Billy Vandegrift, plus newcomer Allan Priest. Incumbent Tony Rogozinski […]

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Knight joins school board

Georgi Knight

During its regularly scheduled Aug. 14 meeting, the El Dorado County Board of Education provisionally appointed Georgianne Knight to the vacant board position, representing District 1. Her appointment expires in November. She is the only candidate running for the seat on the November ballot. Knight has worked for the California Department of Education for 18 years, where she collaborated […]

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District 2 Race: Jennifer Nutting aims to promote tourism, agriculture

Jennifer Nutting

Jennifer Nutting makes three promises if she’s elected District 2 Supervisor and everything else, including working to end county government waste, will be top goals. “My first promise is honesty; I will always tell you the truth,” she said in an interview with Village Life. “No. 2, I’ll always be accessible. My third promise is […]

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Grateful for putting people first

Marty Larsen suffered debilitating injuries in an accident. Thanks to the community's help, he's able to stay in his El Dorado Hills home. Courtesy photo

Marty Larsen I have often imagined what our country would be like if all our leaders from the president to the mayor made all their major decisions by putting people first. Decision making based not on greed, power or fame but people.  This possibility is not as far off as you may think. I recently had […]

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Blue Shield lends a hand with Hands4Hope

GIVING BACK — Blue Shield employees teamed up with Hands4Hope volunteers to distribute items to Sacramento's homeless population. Courtesy photo

Blue Shield of California team members from the El Dorado Hills and San Francisco offices joined a recent Hands4Hope Sacramento Homeless Outreach event, during which 23 Blue Shield team members and three Hands4Hope youth volunteers provided sack lunches, toiletries and clothing to more than 150 people in need. The team members and youth volunteers met at […]

Comments Off / August 17, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Congratulations, Eagles

Cameron Stone, Cooper Lamb, Jake Triplett, and Nick Gladwell, left to right, have become Eagle Scouts. Courtesy photo

Golden Empire Council Troop 728 Boy Scouts Cameron Stone, Cooper Lamb, Jake Triplett, and Nick Gladwell recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. The young men’s Court of Honor was held Wednesday, Aug. 13. The 15-year-old boys attend Oak Ridge High School.

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