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Marina Village fundraiser exceeds goal

Kami Larsen Marina Village P.E. teacher, left, and Vice Principal Cindy Giove get ready to head out for a great day of golf at Empire Ranch. Courtesy photo

The students of Marina Village Middle School will be the recipients of a brand shiny new computer lab and more. The first golf tournament, dinner and auction raised more than $30,000, smashing the $20,000 goal. Marina Village staff would like to thank all of the people in the community who worked to put on the […]

No Comment / May 01, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH teen honored for life-saving skills

Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Civil Air Patrol Cadet Evan Yanagihara, 17, received an award for saving the life of his friend and fellow cadet, Anthony Smith, at a meeting of a local squadron of CAP on April 26. Both teens are El Dorado Hills residents. The award was for a life threatening event that happened on July 28 of last […]

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Locals raise funds for cruise victims

International Cruise Victims Chairman Kendall Carver of Phoenix, Ariz., discusses raising awareness about crime on cruise ships with Linda Ellen Anderson of the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce at a fundraiser Saturday evening. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Local dignitaries and residents gathered in northern El Dorado Hills Saturday night to support International Cruise Victims, a non-profit that represents victims of crime on cruise ships and their families. About 100 people enjoyed wine, hors d’œuvres, great music and a silent auction at the fundraiser held at Mercy and Robert Di Paolo’s home and organized […]

No Comment / May 01, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

May is Water Awareness Month — earn your Blue Thumb!

You can earn your Blue Thumb by using water efficiently in your landscape and taking the “Blue Thumb Pledge” at BeWaterSmart.info. It is fast and simple and by taking the pledge you can earn a free pair of “Blue Thumb” garden gloves. The measures include pledging to: 1.  Quickly repair leaks and broken sprinkler heads; 2.  […]

No Comment / May 01, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

New lawyers for CSD?

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District is entertaining proposals for legal counsel through May 8, and will interview candidate law firms in May and June. The board has adopted a new professional services policy, to “make sure we do not get too comfortable with our relationships and fail to recognize a new ‘best practice’ […]

No Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

People Talk:Who inspired you to be who you are? (other than your parents)

   

No Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Clarksville Day bigger than ever this year

Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

You know about the ghost town of Clarksville, right? It’s still standing … barely … just a half-mile as the crow flies east of El Dorado Hills Town Center, visible from the Bass Lake Grade on Highway 50, but hidden behind a locked gate for years. The gate opens to the public once each year, […]

No Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »