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A shy beauty finds her voice

Miss Teen Sacramento Merrin Casl, 13, of El Dorado Hills says being honest is the best way to impress the judges. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Newly crowned Miss Teen Sacramento Merrin Casl confessed she’s not very good at interviews. But the redheaded ballet dancer’s straight talk with judges at the recent competition won the crown in her division. Though, it should be noted, she’s a little shy when talking about it with the local press. “She’s just real,” said proud […]

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EDHCSD board recall could fall apart

Setbacks are nothing new to John Everett — the man trying to recall all five El Dorado Hills Community Services District directors. The John Skeel firing last year was the last straw for Everett, who has alleged improprieties in the management of assessments, bonds and joint use agreements over the last several years. Everett recently […]

3 Comments / June 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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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