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Angelina Truscelli, left, and Mishelle Eberhard won this year's Trojan Iron Chef Competition by creating a three-course meal featuring homemade salsa, steak fajitas and ice cream in a caramel cup. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Vanilla ice cream in a caramel lattice cup topped with a cinnamon tortilla chip won the judges’ votes at the third annual Trojan Iron Chef Competition held last week. Oak Ridge High School juniors Mishelle Eberhard, 17, and Angelina Truscelli, 17, took top honors with this delicious creation, paired with their homemade salsa and tortilla […]

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

Recall effort stumbles, rights itself

El Dorado Hills Community Services District board recall proponent John Everett missed one filing deadline then made four others last week, learning more about the strict state recall process and its hard-wired milestones each step of the way. His recall group has adopted the name “Better Government Supporters.” They initiated the recall process by filing […]

3 Comments / April 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

How Georgi Knight spends her days

A Mercedes of her own —€” Georgi Knight stands by her new classic 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL. Her cousin's wife insisted Georgi and husband John, who also drives an older Mercedes, take the car. Georgi calls it her "dream car." Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Who knew a brochure could lead to a new chapter in life? When Georgianne Knight read the El Dorado Community Foundation brochure “cover to cover” the El Dorado Hills resident said she knew she had to get involved. Earlier this year the 64-year-old retired administrator with the California Department of Education’s Special Education division joined […]

No Comment / April 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

ORHS mobile computer lab enhances science lessons

Biology students work on computers from the mobile lab while Oak Ridge Foundation President Scott Spriggs, Principal Steve Wehr and foundation board member Allan Priest, left to right in the background, discuss the benefits of this technolog. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Seeing leads to learning thanks to Oak Ridge High School’s new mobile computer lab. Science students now have endless data, experiments and tools at their diposal with the donation from the Oak Ridge High School Community Foundation. The mobile lab consists of 20 laptop computers in a secure locker on wheels. “Other than the teacher’s computer we […]

No Comment / April 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom celebrates opening of Folsom Public Plaza

Mayor Kerri Howell welcomes people to the Folsom Public Plaza at the opening ceremony. Behind her, left to right: Councilmember Ernie Sheldon, Vice Mayor Steve Miklos, Councilmember Andy Morin, Sacramento County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan and Councilmember Jeff Starsky. Photo by Roberta Long

Just in time for the outdoor season the city of Folsom recently celebrated the opening of the new urban park entertainment venue in Folsom’s Historic District. Construction crews had worked through several days of heavy rains to complete the project. The public plaza and amphitheater are seen as an outdoor living room, where people can […]

No Comment / April 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom approves Capital SouthEast Connector alignment

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The Folsom City Council was the first of the five jurisdictions in the Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority to pass a resolution approving the general alignment adopted by the JPA board of directors on March 7. The Folsom City Council voted unanimous support at its regular meeting on April 10. JPA Connector Executive Director […]

No Comment / April 18, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Job training, tuition and other resources available for unemployed and underemployed

The El Dorado County Connections One Stop Resource Center is hosting two upcoming informational meetings for unemployed, underemployed or dislocated workers and youth in El Dorado County regarding the availability of tuition, on-the-job training and other supportive services through the federal Workforce Investment Act. The informational sessions are free and will be held as follows: […]

No Comment / April 18, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »