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Camp Invention coming this summer

Invent Now Inc. announces that its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program is returning to El Dorado Hills this summer.  Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for students entering grades one through six. The program engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics content. “Camp Invention’s […]

1 Comment / April 18, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Stellar student

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Jeff England joins Rescue Superintendent David Swart, Lake Forest Elementary teacher Lynn Howard, proud parents Don and Kathy Backlund, Lake Forest Principal Bruce Peters and little sister Katie, 9, in celebrating Rotary Student of the Month Anne Backlund. Howard said her fifth-grader has a great work ethic and […]

No Comment / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People talk: What’s the perfect frozen yogurt recipe?

 

No Comment / April 16, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

CSD Parks Department downsizes

El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Interim Parks Director Mark Riemer has been on the job less than two months, long enough to size up the department and then downsize it. During the April board meeting he told CSD directors the department was top heavy, and proposed eliminating two positions that will save the district […]

1 Comment / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

No quick settlement of Skeel lawsuit

Recent mediation between fired El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager John Skeel and EDHCSD representatives have failed to produce a suitable settlement offer, Skeel’s attorney Ellen Arabian-Lee reported. Skeel continues to apply for positions across the country, but has not been offered employment to date, she added. In an e-mail to Village Life Arabian-Lee wrote […]

No Comment / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Robotics teams head to St. Louis

Team members from Nova and Robo Chicken Gator Flys of Papayaland have some fun pitting their robots against one another. In competition the robots don't battle but that didn't stop these kids from having some fun. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

What does it take to guide a bowling ball? What’s needed to lift a crate? Two local high school robotics teams have put a lot of thought into these tasks and now their efforts will take them to the First Tech Challenge World Championship April 25-28 in St. Louis, Mo. Nova teammates Jack Tao, Alex Khoury, Josiah […]

1 Comment / April 15, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sacco hands off CSD board recall to Everett

Social media mogul Bob Sacco shut down his El Dorado Hills Community Services District board recall effort Saturday, deferring to a decidely more traditional effort by longtime board critic John Everett, who launched his own recall effort earlier this month. In an e-mail blast to his supporters, Sacco wrote that he’d “officially released myself from […]

1 Comment / April 15, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »