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Food Bank of El Dorado County needs dependable, professional volunteers

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is looking for several volunteers to assist El Dorado County’s largest collaborative charity in two crucial areas of the Food Bank’s daily operations. Do you think you have what it takes to be a dependable, professional volunteer on a regular basis for a great organization? If so the […]

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EDH youngster a ScholarShare recipient

SACRAMENTO — ScholarShare, California’s 529 college savings plan, recently announced the 40 winners of its Think Big! Save for College! Summer Reading Program promotion. For his efforts, El Dorado Hills third-grader Jonathan Shedd received a $529 check towards the cost of his future college education. ScholarShare also matched the winning contribution and provided the El Dorado Hills Library with […]

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Bill Tobin’s a tireless volunteer

Part-time nuclear inspector, full-time volunteer Bill Tobin said he wants to be an open, honest EDHCSD director. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Win, lose or recount, El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors candidate Bill Tobin knows where he’ll be after the election. He’s the volunteer coordinator for the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ annual Blues and Brews, a night of music and dancing that honors service men and women past and present, standing […]

3 Comments / October 01, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Los Rios board incumbent faces new challenger

The race is on as a newcomer challenges a long-time incumbent for the Lost Rios Community College District Board of Trustees Area 3 seat in the Nov. 6 election. El Dorado Hills resident Sanjay Dutta, the challenger, said he went to Yuba College from 1982 to 1985. Following that he earned a degree in electrical […]

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Sherry and Craig Petersen bring new ideas to the table

Husband and wife slate Craig and Sherry Petersen describe themselves as reluctant candidates for the El Dorado Hills Fire Board — reluctant in that they’ve recently retired, love to travel, and are active hikers, bikers and runners, all of which will get less attention if a PeterSEN (with an “E”) wins one or both of […]

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Peterson is comfortable being uncomfortable

John Peterson is a candidate for the El Dorado Hills Fire Board. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

El Dorado Hills Fire Board candidate John Peterson arrived in El Dorado Hills four years ago with a mix of firefighting experience earned during a nine-year stint with Redwood City in the 1980s along with sales and marketing experience with Cardinal Health. The 51-year-old’s experience with the 19th largest private company in the world — […]

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Girl Scout Meghan Schoener helps combat hunger

Girl Scout Meghan Schoener has build her Gold Award project around supporting the Upper Room, a place where the homeless can get a good meal. Courtesy photo

Girl Scout Meghan Schoener will host two volunteer training days at the Upper Room in Placerville — a program, she said, will give back to an organization that has done so much. “What inspired me to do my project was that I’ve been working at the Upper Room since December and I like the atmosphere,” […]

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