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El Dorado Transit to observe President’s Day

PLACERVILLE — El Dorado Transit will not operate bus or Dial-A-Ride service on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of the President’s Day holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 21. For more information or a complete listing of holidays call El Dorado Transit at […]

No Comment / February 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Hannah Han

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Lakeview Elementary School teacher Roxanne Simmons, proud mom Rose Han and Rotary Student of the Month Hannah Han celebrate Hannah’s success with Lakeview Principal Judy Chance, Rescue Union School District Superintendent David Swart and Rotary CLub of El Dorado Hills President Jeff England, left to right. Hannah was honored at last week’s Rotary Club meeting. […]

No Comment / February 06, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge Jr. Trojans celebrate scholastic excellence

More than 110 Jr. Trojans were honored for scholastic excellence last month at the Scholastic All Stars Award Ceremony. Courtesy photo

On Jan. 26 The Oak Ridge Jr. Trojan Football and Cheer program recognized 112 athletes for maintaining scholastic excellence during the 2011 season at the annual Scholastic All Stars Award Ceremony. The Scholastic All Star Program honors athletes that maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.   The athletes were recognized in four categories — Gold […]

No Comment / February 06, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

No ordinary mother/daughter trip

Kaitlyn and her mom Maria Raslear-Hendrickson will soon embark on a trip that the 12-year-old is sure to never forget. The two leave with a church group for Honduras later this month to participate in humanitarian work. Village life photo by Noel Stack

Imagine waiting all day in the hot sun just to see a doctor or walking for hours to visit a dentist. El Dorado Hills pediatrician Maria Raslear-Hendrickson has seen this and more over the years during her humanitarian trips to Third World countries. Later this month she will share the experience with her 12-year-old daughter […]

No Comment / February 06, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH buffalo moved to greener pastures

"Buffalo Will" Neunam sold his beloved Buffalo in December, an action that resulted in many calls to Village Life from people wondering what happened to the animals often spotted along the Bass Lake Grade. Village Life file photo by Mike Roberts

No more buffalo, blue skies or open road No more rodeo, no more noise Take this Cadillac, park it out in back Mama’s calling. Put away the toys – James McMurtry You’ve seen them on the hillside beneath Bass Lake Grade, broad-shouldered ruminators from another time and place, their massive, bushy heads cropping grass on the […]

7 Comments / February 06, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People talk: Are you satisfied with the quality and cost of your water?

 

No Comment / February 03, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local trainer wants you to be the Biggest Loser

Sharon Thompson of El Dorado Hills is an official Biggest Loser Pro. She achieves success by customizing plans to each client'€™s abilities and personal goals and incorporating the best of weight training, kickboxing, plyometrics and yoga to achieve optimal results. Courtesy photo

By Lynn Machon Following an extensive application and evaluation process, local personal trainer Sharon Thompson, CPT, founder of Thompson Training, has been selected by NBC/Biggest Loser executives to function as an official Biggest Loser Pro. Thompson, who lives in El Dorado Hills, will serve as the Northern California expert for the “The Biggest Loser Live […]

3 Comments / February 03, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »