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‘Mikmania’ sweeps outsider to victory in District 1

Supervisor-elect Ron Mikulaco waves to constituents on election day. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The results are in. Hard work, enthusiasm, a firm handshake and a broad smile all won Tuesday. Hours on the side of the road waving signs, miles walked, doors knocked and hands shaken in dozens of neighborhoods paid off for victorious District 1 supervisor candidate Ron Mikulaco. Very early Wednesday morning the groggy victor pulled […]

3 Comments / June 06, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Firefighter’s dedication to youth rewarded

Firefighter of the Year Jeno Inzerillo celebrates with his wife Sally, their children Anthony, 7, and Grace, 5, as well as El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts and Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Jeff England, left to right. VIllage Life photo by Noel Stack

Surprising El Dorado Hills firefighter Jeno Inzerillo with the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Firefighter of the Year award wasn’t easy. “When I told Jeno to report to the senior center I think he thought we were retiring him out,” joked EDH Fire Chief Dave Roberts and Wednesday’s breakfast meeting. Instead, Inzerillo, with his wife […]

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Student of the Month: Blake Fabian

Rotary Student of the Month Blake Fabian, holding plaque, shares his award with Buckeye Union School District Superintendent David Roth, proud mom Sarah Fabian, Rolling Hills Middle School Assistant Principal Dustin Haley and Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Jeff England, left to right. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Tenacious best describes the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills latest Student of the Month, according to Rolling Hills Middle School Assistant Principal Dustin Haley. Now graduated eighth-grader Blake Fabian won the schools “Tenacity Award,” Haley noted. “He has come so far,” the educator said at Wednesday’s Rotary meeting, “and has become such a fine young […]

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Unsafe equipment use poses fire danger

SACRAMENTO — Clearing dead grass and brush 100 feet from homes is a critical step in preparing for fire season. As the fire danger increases, the unsafe use of power equipment can actually start new fires. Every spring, Cal Fire and other fire agencies remind homeowners of the importance of cutting down overgrown vegetation, but […]

No Comment / June 05, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Tips for a great water experience

It is a wonderful time to visit our beautiful lakes and fast-moving rivers, but read the safety tips in this water safety warning because making a mistake could threaten the life of a loved one. Know the Water • Sudden immersion in cold water can stimulate the “gasp reflex” causing an involuntary inhalation of air or water. […]

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Francisco Drive trees replaced

A stump is all that remains of a London Plane Sycamore in front of Lake Forest Apartments on Francisco Drive. A total of 40 sickly sycamores and Black Pines were removed, and will be replaced with more disease-resistant trees. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The recent removal of 40 sickly sycamores and pines along north Francisco Drive evokes an old arboreal adage: “Losing a tree is like losing a friend.” That boulevard has a lot of friends. It anchors the Lakehills, Marina, Marina Woods, Rolling Hills, Green Valley Hills, Waterford, Winterhaven and Summit neighborhoods. Francisco Drive also has a […]

No Comment / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

ShiverSisters serve up delicious frozen treats

hiverSisters Erin Whiteley, left, and Geneva Soulier, center, enjoy some of their shaved ice goodies with Mason Porter.

When two Serrano moms team up as business partners to open a shaved ice business out of a vintage 1964 Airstream trailer in El Dorado Hills you know it’s going to be a great summer. Erin Whiteley and Geneva Soulier wanted to share their favorite summertime treat with the community, while still being able to […]

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