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Children learn to live well

Yoga instructor Andrea Shaw brings the kids into the warrior pose during Silva Valley Elementary School Family Wellness Night. The event held earlier this month was sponsored by a partnership between Mercy Hospital of Folsom’s Growing Well With Mercy program and the Silva Valley PTA. The goal was to help students discover that healthier living can be fun at the event. Everyone learned yummy foods can be nutritious and more. Photo by Linda Holderness

By Linda Holderness Village Life correspondent  Health tips came with a few surprises at the Silva Valley Elementary School Family Wellness Night. Students discovered healthier living can be fun and learned that yummy foods can be nutritious at the event earlier this month. A third surprise was more serious: Beware how you quench your thirst. The […]

No Comment / April 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 12-19

The following information was taken from El Dorado County Sheriff’s reports: Struck April 12: An Aliso Drive resident reported that someone threw a rock that hit her 13-year-old daughter. Funny cookies April 13: A 17-year-old boy reportedly admitted to selling marijuana laced cookies to a fellow student at a Francisco Drive school. He was taken […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

People Talk: What do you like about doing business in El Dorado Hills?

Asked during the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce Biz Walk    

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Girl Scout’s delicious dream doubled

Nicole Shedd shows off some of the 200 cupcakes she and her fellow Girl Scouts from Troop 10 baked for the father/daughter dance last week. Photo by Julie Samrick

Nicole Shedd, a Lake Forest Elementary fourth grader, thought it would be cool for her Girl Scout troop to have their own unique project. After all, her younger brother had just finished building a race car for his Cub Scout den’s Pinewood Derby. Nicole recruited the nine other girls in her El Dorado Hills’ Girl […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Alcohol suspected in Francisco Drive rollover

That loud crashing that Marina residents heard on Saturday night was Liza Lombardi rolling her 1995 Nissan Pathfinder off Francisco Drive near Marina Park Drive, according to information from the California Highway Patrol. The 20-year-old woman was driving south on Francisco Drive when she reportedly  failed to negotiate a curve near Marina Park Drive just after […]

1 Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Biz Walk puts feet on street for local businesses

El Dorado Hills Chamber Board President Linda Ellen Anderson, who’s also a Coldwell Bank Realtor, left, and Chamber executive assistant Amanda Clemmons, center, chat with El Dorado Hills Taekwondo Center “Mater” Paul Olsen during the chamber’s annual Biz Walk. Photo courtesy of Rob Vomund

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce hit the bricks Friday afternoon to take the pulse of a local business community struggling for a piece of the sputtering economic recovery. For the fifth year running, or in this case walking, teams of chamber members, county officials and regional chamber partners canvassed El Dorado Hills asking […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Marine safe at home

Corporal Steven J. Ulrich holds up the banner family and friends greeted him with at Sacramento International Airport. Ulrich is a sniper scout with the U.S. Marines, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Division he arrived home earlier this month after having been deployed to Afghanistan since September 2011.

Friday the 13th was a lucky day for Steven Ulrich and his family as they welcomed  their son, Cpl. Steven J. Ulrich, 24, home from Sangin, Afghanistan where he has been deployed since September. Cpl. Ulrich, a sniper scout with the U.S. Marines, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Division returned to his family home in El […]

No Comment / April 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »