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Pastor Chris Milbrath embraces God, foothill living

Lakehills co-pastor Chris Milbrath said he loves to see lives change and people's hearts transform through God. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

How do you invite God into your heart? Pastor Chris Milbrath remembers his “coming to Jesus moment” well. “I was leading a pretty self-destructive life … making a lot of poor choices,” Milbrath said. While studying at UC Irvine, the then 21-year-old met several Christian students who inspired him to make a change. “I sensed […]

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Teens engage Rotary audience

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills speech contest winners celebrate. Back row left to right: Rotarian and Buckeye Union School District Superintendent David Roth, Rotarian and Oak Ridge High School Principal Paul Burke and Rotary Club President Coy Baugh; front row: first-place winner Mathew Cruz, third-place winner Ryan Schwary and second-place winner Ashley Abraham. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Nine El Dorado Hills teens participated in the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ annual speech contest Wednesday, sharing their thoughts on this year’s theme: Engage Youth … Change Lives. Oak Ridge High School sophomore Mathew Cruz, 15, took home first place, winning $200 and a spot in the regional semifinal. That competition will take place at […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 7-12

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Smash and grab Feb. 7: A Thief busted out a vehicle’s window on Gillett Drive and stole  purse. Gate crasher Feb. 8: Vandals damages a security gate on Powers Drive. Getaway car Feb. 9: Burglars broke into a Walton Place resident, stole several items […]

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LAFCO has open seat

The El Dorado Local Agency Formation Commission is considering the appointment for the Public Member on LAFCO, who will serve a new four-year term, May 2014 through May 2018. The Public Member represents the interests of the citizens and residents of El Dorado County. Applicants must be a resident and a registered voter in El Dorado County […]

No Comment / February 11, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Food Bank seeks early riser volunteers

CAMERON PARK — The Food Bank of El Dorado County is in need of special volunteers for the early morning Food Rescue Route one day a week from 6a.m. to 11 a.m.  If you are an early riser and can lift 40 pounds contact Christina at (530) 621-9950 or by e-mail at volunteer@foodbankedc.org. The Food Bank […]

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El Dorado County Water Agency implementing Drought Action Plan

With the driest calendar year on record in 2013, and a record‐setting dry and warm January 2014, the El Dorado County Water Agency is working to ensure the county has continued access to safe, reliable water supplies now and for the future. The agency, established in 1959 as a long‐term planning organization that leads, assists […]

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Community Foundation hands out grants

Through the generosity of donors, the El Dorado Community Foundation was able to give grants to several worthwhile organizations. Receiving funds were: Boys & Girls Club Western Slope Sponsor a Child, Infant Parent Center Mariposa Infant Program, EDC Community Health Center Patient Assistance Program, Center for Violence-Free Relationships Intern Program for Client Services, Partners In Care Healthcare Bridge Program, SLT Family […]

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