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Taylor Ferris is a top student

A big crowd congratulates Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Student of the Month Taylor Ferris, 11. The fifth grader holding his plaques is joined by Rescue Union School District Superintendent David Swart, Dad Hollis Ferris, step-mom Talis Ferris, brother Tarren Ferris, 9, Jackson School Principal Michele Miller, teacher Pam Banks, brother Devin Kemp, Rotary Club President Jeff England and grandma Dani Ferris, left to right. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Attentive and a role mode for others, fifth-grader Taylor Ferris was named the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Student of the Month at a recent meeting. “He’s always caring, considerate,” said Jackson Elementary School teacher Pam Banks, adding that she wished all her students paid as close attention as Taylor. “He’s just one of […]

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When it rains, it pours … in the gym

Rainwater damaged the baseboards in the CSD gym and classrooms but Recreation Supervisor Frank Sianez said he thinks the gym's floor is OK. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Unexpected fall rain and a roof replacement do not mix. El Dorado Hills Community Services District staff found that out the hard way when rain last week and earlier this month made its way indoors. “It was literally raining in here,” said Frank Sianez, CSD recreation supervisor, as he stood in the gym and then […]

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EID board chooses rates model; public meetings scheduled

PLACERVILLE — During its Oct. 11 meeting the El Dorado Irrigation Board of Directors again considered various components of the district’s recently completed Cost of Services study model. The Board selected a preferred cost recovery allocation methodology and the method for integrating Domestic Irrigation customers into other rate classes, and considered the El Dorado County Office of […]

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Buckeye USD official takes on new role

The El Dorado County Office of Education recently announced that Roberta Montalbano has been selected as their new associate superintendent of Administrative Services. Montalbano has been serving as the assistant superintendent and chief business official for the Buckeye Union School District since 2008. As such, she has overseen all administrative services of the district including […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 6-12

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Unpleasant picture Oct. 11: A thief stole a camera left in a vehicle parked in Town Center. Too loud Oct. 10: A Green Valley Road resident signed a citizen’s arrest form after she claimed a 42-year-old man was creating loud and unreasonable noise. Unexpected […]

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Community Action Council seeks new members

The El Dorado County Community Action Council currently has two vacancies. The vacancies are to fill two Low-Income Sector memberships. The Community Action Council is seeking an individual or agency to represent the interests and concerns of low-income individuals/families residing in El Dorado County. The purpose of the El Dorado County Community Action Council is […]

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Amanda Jones, illustrated

Amanda Jones' achievements in the pool as the Oak Ridge High School varsity girls water polo team hole set and team captain earned her a spot in Sports Illustrated. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

OR water polo star featured in magazine It’s not uncommon for a high school athlete to make the local paper. They might even see their name in regional publications and blogs. But Oak Ridge High School senior Amanda Jones got a real surprise when her skills on the Lady Trojans water polo team earned her […]

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