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Brunei goes international … sort of

Brunei and puppy trainer Karrie Kinsella take a break outside the Sacramento International airport. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Twelve puppies walked into Sacramento International Airport … and not one made a sound. No, this isn’t a joke’s opening line. It’s the true tale of the El Dorado Second Sight Club’s adventure last month. Handlers let their Guide Dog trainees experience the airport’s sights and sounds, go up and down in the elevators and […]

Comments Off / June 24, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Fighting hunger one child at a time

Half a dozen children arrive early, the first in line for free lunch at the Glenview Apartments on Bass Lake Road. Every weekday the recreation room bustles at lunch hour since the Seamless Summer Feeding Program began at the end of May. Kim Andreasen, director of Food Services for Buckeye Union and Rescue Union school […]

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Enjoy fun, fireworks at Summer Spectacular

Be dazzled at Cameron Park’s 14th annual Summer Spectacular Saturday, June 29. The fun-filled day of music, food, activities and exhibits concludes at dark with a world-renowned fireworks show over the lake. Many are familiar with the event for the fireworks alone, but the fun stretches out the whole day. At 2 p.m. the Kenny Frye […]

Comments Off / June 24, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Food bank expands its outreach

Food bank officials and supporters break ground on a new building. Courtesy photo

In a simple groundbreaking ceremony in Cameron Park earlier this month, El Dorado County’s largest collaborative charity turned the first spades of dirt in a community enhancement project that will provide services to at-risk populations throughout the county. The new Food Bank of El Dorado County 20,000-square-foot community facility slated to open in December 2013 […]

Comments Off / June 20, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom names new Environmental and Water Resources director

Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer recently announced that Marcus Yasutake has been appointed as Environmental and Water Resources director for the city of Folsom. Yasutake will oversee a department of approximately 50 employees, providing water and waste water services to the city’s residential and commercial customers. Yasutake currently serves as senior engineer for the city’s […]

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EDH Crime Watch: June 13-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Dinged June 13: A man on Valley View Parkway reported that another man dented his vehicle. Ransacked June 13: Someone rummaged through and stole items from a vehicle parked on Gemwood Drive. Swiped June 15: A Mendocino Court resident reported her debit card stolen. […]

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‘Sweat the small stuff’ with summer road safety

SACRAMENTO — Summer is road trip time, and California has a number of great destinations to explore by motor vehicle.  To help motorists enjoy safe summer travels on the road, the California Highway Patrol reminds the public to take care of themselves and their vehicles during the upcoming hot weather months. “Throughout the busy summer […]

Comments Off / June 18, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »