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Student of the Month: Sarah Howell

Student of the Month Sarah Howell is seen here with, left to right, Buckeye Union School District Superintendent David Roth, Rescue Union School District Superintendent David Swart, Jackson Elementary School Principal Michele Miller, teacher Melissa Heninger, little brother Adam, 8, and proud parents Sean and Heather Howell. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills and Jackson Elementary School staff celebrated Student of the Month Sarah Howell at the May 11 meeting. “Sarah is the epitome of a hard worker,” said Principal Michele Miller, who added that she has enjoyed watching the fifth-grader blossom into a kind-hearted young adult. “I’m very proud of her,” […]

Comments Off / May 16, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 29-May 4

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: April 29 7:48 a.m. A petty theft was reported on Starmount Way. April 30 12:02 p.m. A vehicle was reported stolen and later recovered on Post Street. 1:45 p.m. An unidentified person turned in ammunition for destruction at the sheriff’s substation in Town Center. […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Voters have many choices in District 6 Assembly race

Eleven candidates are vying for the District 6 state Assembly seat, which includes portions of El Dorado, Placer and Sacramento counties. Bo Ambrozwicz (I) is proud of his independent affiliation. “Every election cycle we keep voting in the same old Democratic or Republican candidates who promise us the moon and when elected it goes back to […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Library goes high-tech

El Dorado County Office of Education Communications Director Dina Gentry, left, shows off a phone cover made with the El Dorado Hills Library’s new 3D printers during a recent demonstration. Standing next to her is tireless library volunteer Greg Self. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Thanks to an $8,000 donation from the Serrano Country Club Men’s Book Club earlier this year, the El Dorado Hills Library has purchased a 3D printer system, which is now available to anyone with an El Dorado County library card. “This is one of those Jetsons things that’s going to change the world,” said 3D […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

District 2 incumbent: Frentzen focuses on community needs

Shiva Frentzen

“Budget will be one of my top priorities and matching it with the needs of the community. I want to stay connected. I don’t want to lose that touch,” said District 2 Supervisor Frentzen, when asked what she will focus on if reelected. Aiming to keep jobs in the community is another priority Frentzen’s list. “Seventy percent of […]

Comments Off / May 10, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

District 2 candidate: Pratt focuses on core obligations

Dave Pratt

Dave Pratt likes living in the country. He knows country-life is different and he wants to represent country folk as El Dorado County’s District 2 supervisor. Pratt said he sees running for elective office as “another way of reinventing myself.” As a small town kid from upstate New York through his teen years on the […]

Comments Off / May 10, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Bass Lake projects get revised

The El Dorado County Planning Commission recently approved revisions and one-year extensions of subdivision maps for three different housing developments, all of which are included in the Bass Lake Hills Specific Plan. Submitted by BL Road, LLC, a 114-unit residential development called Hawk View and 113-unit called Bell Ranch are to be constructed in El Dorado Hills. […]

Comments Off / May 09, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »