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EDH woman ‘Miss April’

Jaslyn Ome has added Playmate of the Month to her modeling resume. The 2009 Oak Ridge High School grad is “Miss April” in Playboy magazine. In the feature, the 21-year-old beauty recalls great summer days spent at Folsom Lake. She called the experience of being a playmate “surreal.” Ome currently lives in the Los Angeles […]

Comments Off / March 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mik has trouble with tenant, codes

District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco won permission to evict tenant Casey McCoy in Unlawful Detainer court hearing on March 22. Judge Stephen B.R. Keller also ordered McCoy to pay the supervisor $1,563.33 for back rent and filing fees. The victory came with the revelation that Mikulaco was renting two unpermitted apartments attached to the home […]

Comments Off / March 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mercy Auxiliary jump-starts dreams

All-star cast — The 2013 Mercy Hospital Auxiliary scholarship recipients were awarded $1,100 each at the annual scholarship luncheon on March 15. Left to right: Kimberly Berg, Oak Ridge; Jesslyn Lane, Oak Ridge; Kirsti Buckendorf, Oak Ridge; Kevin Yang, Folsom; Vivian Lam, Folsom; Paige Laughon, Folsom; Michaela Hertoghe, Folsom; Christina DiGiorgio, Mercy employee; Alison Gil, Mercy Auxiliary; Taylor Ashby, Oak Ridge; Darcy Englehart, Vista del Lago; Korynne Huff, Folsom. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The Mercy Hospital Auxiliary helped launch the dreams of another dozen medically minded local students at Serrano Country Club on March 15. The annual scholarship luncheon adding another chapter to the Auxiliary’s 37-year tradition of service to the hospital and the communities it serves. This year’s recipients included 10 local high school students, one employee […]

Comments Off / March 25, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 14-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandalism March 14: Vandals damaged property on Dymaxion Way. Rode away March 15: Someone stole a bicycle parked in an open Stonebridge Street garage. More vandalism March 16: A Calias Way resident reported vandalism to her property. Foul play March 16: Someone stole baseball […]

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Oak Ridge teacher recognized for all the good

Oak Ridge Social Studies teacher Steve Seely received the California League of Schools' Educator of the Year award. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“Teaching provides an unlimited opportunity to do good,” said Steve Seely, an Oak Ridge High School social science teacher Seely has done a lot of good and was recently selected as the California League of High Schools’ 2013 State High School Educator of the Year. “I see these kinds of awards as a way to recognize […]

1 Comment / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Nutting grants scrutinized

An investigation of documents related to state grants Supervisor Ray Nutting received is under way, El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson confirmed last week. Over the years Nutting has received more than $74,000 in state Proposition 40 grants to complete fuel reduction projects on his Happy Valley property, according to grant documents. Now invoices […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Connector JPA approves design guidelines and finance plan

Southeast Capital Connector Joint Powers Authority took a big step forward at its March 8 meeting at Rancho Cordova City Hall, approving project design guidelines and a finance plan. Both measures received unanimous support from the board: Chairman David Sander, city of Rancho Cordova; Patrick Hume, city of Elk Grove; Don Nottoli, Sacramento County; Jeff Starsky, […]

Comments Off / March 20, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »