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High school registration dates coming up

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2015–16 school year. School will start on Monday, Aug. 10. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone: (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website: orhsonline.com The Counseling Office […]

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Roth assigned new court date

Murder suspect Roy Roth, right, confers with his defense attorney, Susan Gellman in court on June 8. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The Latrobe man accused of killing his wife in April, was assigned a new court date during a quick Monday hearing. Roy Roth’s defense attorney Susan Gellman told visiting Judge Daniel Proud she had just received nine discs of discovery concerning her client. She requested time to sort through the information. Prosecutor Joe Alexander and co-defense attorney […]

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Grants help children, women

Amanda Hairston, Vanessa Zavala and Susan Read, left to right, received Wickline Scholarships at the Grants Gala. The scholarships, a gift of the late Marian Wickline, are awarded to women overcoming challenges to pursue further education. Courtesy photo

Six Western Slope nonprofits received nearly $60,000 from Women’s Fund El Dorado at its annual Grants Gala last month at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The recipient 501(c)(3) organizations were voted on by the membership of WFED, a collective giving organization that pools members’ donations. “United, we can accomplish so much for the nonprofits in our […]

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Fire chars garage; most of home spared

FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE a blaze at 760 Knight Lane in El Dorado Hills that began Monday afternoon. The fire burned the garage and attic, charred nearby wild land and damaged the home next door. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

A fire destroyed an El Dorado Hills home’s garage Monday afternoon. El Dorado Hills Fire Division Chief Mike Lilienthal, interviewed at the scene, said firefighters were dispatched to 760 Knight Lane at 3:32 p.m. June 8. When they arrived, they found heavy flames coming from the garage’s windows. The crew immediately called for more engines and split […]

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EDH man brews liquor industry app

El Dorado Hills native and CPG Data start-up entrepreneur Tracy Neal's company created an app now used nationwide by sales reps in the beer, wine and liquor industry. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

After 17 years working in the beer industry, including six as general manager for MillerCoors in Northern California and Hawaii, El Dorado Hills entrepreneur Tracy Neal understands the inner workings of the beer, wine and spirits business. In 2013 Neal, 43, founded El Dorado Hills software analytics start-up CPG Data LLC, which has created an […]

Comments Off / June 08, 2015 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange more than half way done

El Dorado Hills residents will see big changes this summer construction season, starting with a new road. Crews will use the warm weather and long, sunny days to complete the new Silva Valley Parkway and, before the first hint of fall arrives, drivers will travel on the new roadway over Highway 50. Completing the road is just […]

Comments Off / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘So long, farewell’ Mrs. Uhrhammer

Holy Trinity School's retiring principal Trisha Uhrhammer poses with students from Mrs. Barber's third-grade class. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

In a recent sendoff for Holy Trinity School’s retiring principal Trisha Uhrhammer, the students surprised her with a rendition of her favorite song, “So Long, Farewell” from “The Sound of Music.” There wasn’t a dry eye in the church as the entire assembly stood for their beloved principal and sang. Uhrhammer beamed then as she […]

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