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It’s a dirty job but Peggy loves to do it

Peggy Guthrie, attendant at El Dorado Disposal's recycling center in El Dorado Hills, is known for her jovial nature and her love of recycling. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Peggy Guthrie always has a sweet smile on her face even when she admits she smells a little sour. The El Dorado Disposal recycling center attendant in El Dorado Hills confessed, “My perfume at the end of the day is sticky soda, stale beer and sour milk.” She wouldn’t have it any other way. “It’s […]

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People Talk: What is your favorite 4th of July memory?

 

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Public Health offers free children’s vaccination clinics

The Public Health Division of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency will offer free community vaccination clinics for children in several designated locations of the County beginning July 12. “This is a wonderful service that we hope parents will utilize for their children, particularly if they don’t have a regular health care […]

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Safely celebrate the 4th; no fireworks in El Dorado County

CAMINO — Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire would like to remind everyone that “El Dorado County local ordinance No. 8.08.050 forbids the use and possession of fireworks, including  ‘safe and sane’ fireworks commonly sold in surrounding areas like Sacramento because of the risk of wildfires. “Every year Cal Fire responds to wildland fires […]

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EDH man named to Sun Life team

WELLESLEY, MASS. — The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. recently announced it significantly expanded its voluntary benefits sales team with the appointment of 17 dedicated Voluntary Benefits Practice Leaders affiliated with 34 key employee benefits group offices throughout the United States. El Dorado Hills resident Chris Wrba joins Sun Life from Employee Benefit Specialists and […]

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No loose screws in Team NOVA’s ‘junk drawer’

Team NOVA, made up of students from Oak Ridge and Del Vista Lago High Schools, demonstrates a robot named "Pulsar" at the Board of Supervisors meeting on June 19. The students presentation emphasized the importance of encouraging children's interest in math, science and technology. They hope to raise needed funds for the program. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Teens from El Dorado County and Folsom high schools are making a name for themselves. To be more precise, they have a name already, and their reputation is catching up fast. It’s Team NOVA 4963, and they make robots. Then they enter their robots in regional, state and world competitions. And then they win awards […]

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Green Valley Road Alliance gets started

The Green Valley Road Alliance is a loose coalition of local residents concerned about the impact of 214-lot Dixon Ranch on Green Valley Road and five other projects totaling 155 lots currently in the works along nearby Malcolm Dixon Road. Bill Welty is a retired California Air Resources Board IT executive. He shares spokeperson responsibilities […]

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