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Epic Sierra trips teach teens respect for environment

A program of the American River Conservancy, Epic Sierra Adventures was established to provide an affordable adventure travel and service learning program for young adults. Geared towards high school youth, ages 14-18, Epic Sierra integrates environmental education into adventure travel and volunteer stewardship during a 14-day journey, July 20 through Aug. 2. Epic Sierra introduces […]

No Comment / July 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

CSD pushes the great outdoors this July

Kyd Zone participants kick off the EDHCSD"s "Out is In" campaign in honor of July being Parks and Recreation month nationwide. Look for the sign at a park near you. Left to right are: Gollin Pelto, Winston Long, Alex Huss, Luke Chi, Michael Farley. Lindsey Levine, Samantha Leitner, Natalie Colfescu and Neha Hariharan. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Out is in. “Nearly three in 10 U.S. adults don’t spend enough time outside on a daily basis and of those who do, almost half spend less than 30 minutes in the fresh air,” the National Recreation and Park Association wrote in a statement to cities and community services districts nationwide. “This year’s national theme ‘Out is […]

No Comment / July 01, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Arrive at Lake Tahoe clean, drained and dry

13 boats with invasive species intercepted to date LAKE TAHOE — The July 4th holiday and fireworks celebrations always bring a welcomed influx of boaters to the Lake Tahoe Basin. With sunny skies and warm temperatures predicted for the 4th of July holiday week, boaters are urged to clean, drain and dry their boats before arriving at the […]

No Comment / June 30, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Giove leaves Marina for principal job

Marina's Cindy Giove will leave to take a principal job in Auburn. Photo by Diane Orciuoli

After three years as Marina Village Middle School’s assistant principal Cindy Giove will leave her post to be the principal at E.V. Cain STEM Charter Middle School in the Auburn Union School District. In a letter to parents June 9 Giove wrote: “How lucky I am to have so many wonderful students and families to […]

No Comment / June 30, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Celebrate the 4th of July at the Fireworks Jubilee

The fifth annual Fireworks Jubilee at El Dorado Hills Town Center runs from 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 3. File photo

Get ready for the fifth annual Fireworks Jubilee at El Dorado Hills Town Center and enjoy the best fireworks show in the region. From 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, guests of all ages can ring in Independence Day at El Dorado Hills Town Center. The festivities include three live bands — Gary Mendoza Band on the […]

No Comment / June 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Shane’s Village to give back at Jubilee

“It’s time we give back,” said Kristen Rogers of the overwhelming support her family has received during her 9-year-old son Shane’s ongoing battle with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia since his 2012 diagnosis. Kristen and her army of Shane’s Village will take over the Kidz Zone during the July 3 El Dorado Hills Town Center Fireworks Jubilee. They’ll manage […]

No Comment / June 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

UPDATE: District 2 race up to 6

Jennifer Nutting in The special election to fill ousted District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting’s seat has so far netted six candidates, including the former supervisor’s wife. “After a lot of thought and consideration I have decided to run,” Jennifer Nutting announced on Facebook Monday. “I would like to assure everyone that I feel I am truly […]

2 Comments / June 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »