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Bowl For Kids on May 3

Whether you bowl strikes or gutter balls, Big Brothers Big Sisters wants you on its team for this year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake — a community challenge to support at-risk youth and families in El Dorado County. This family-friendly event takes place from non to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at Folsom Bowl, 511 […]

No Comment / April 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Community supports Grayson’s fight against leukemia

GRAYSON KLEINKNIGHT, 7, plays with a IiPad at his home. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

He’s been a Wild Thing and a ghost from Beetlejuice, a Renaissance peasant child and he’s learning to sword fight. Grayson Kleinknight, 7, is also learning, along with his family, how to battle Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. “I learned the most important move in winning,” said Grayson, referring to sword fighting. “It’s to never make the […]

No Comment / April 14, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Candidates busy raising money

Election hopefuls are in the process of adding to their war chests using cash and in-kind contributions, fund raising and loans to finance their campaigns. As of March, this is what candidates have raised and spent according to filings with the California Secretary of State or the El Dorado County Elections Department. Elected department heads […]

No Comment / April 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Submit entry forms now for the El Dorado County Fair

PLACERVILLE — Whether your peach cobbler is the best on the block, your pig the plumpest in the barn, or your web design simply “stellar,” now’s the time to submit your entry form to participate in the 2014 El Dorado County Fair. Dozens of categories offer participants the chance to showcase nearly every imaginable talent […]

No Comment / April 13, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Two Trojans headed to national speech & debate competition

Sanjay Raavi, left, and Shaheryar Ajmal debated their way to the national speech and debate championship this June. The Oak Ridge Students will head to Kansas to face the competition. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge students Shaheryar Ajmal and Sanjay Raavi have won a bid to the National Speech & Debate Association’s national championship tournament to be held in Kansas City, Kan., this June. Students from 105 districts around the country will compete, representing all 50 states. This will be Shaheryar’s second national tournament. Competition for the local […]

No Comment / April 13, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH pair indicted for alleged tax schemes

SACRAMENTO — A federal grand jury returned a 28-count indictment against Barbara Antonucci, 49, and Sherry Taggart, 54, both residents of El Dorado Hills, charging them with conspiracy to file false claims, filing false claims and aggravated identity theft, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. According to court documents, beginning in March 2008 and continuing […]

No Comment / April 10, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Highway 50 to close Sunday for blasting

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full closures of both directions of U.S. 50 between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Bass Lake Road, as well as closures of the Latrobe Road onramp to eastbound U.S. 50, the Bass Lake Road onramp to westbound U.S. 50 and White Rock Road […]

No Comment / April 10, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »