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People Talk: What’s your economic stimulus plan?

 

No Comment / September 09, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

9/11 memorialized on “The Rocks”

Courtesy photo

Local firefighters painted El Dorado Hills’ signature rock to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The terrorists’ attacks killed 343 firefighters and paramedics, along with 37 Port Authority officers and 23 police officers. All told, 2,819 people died in New York, Washington, D.C., and in a Pennsylvania field. Rolling Hills Christian Church invites the public […]

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CSD scores a new scoreboard

SCORE — EDHCSD Recreation Supervisor Frank Sianez, construction inspector Darrah Ramsbotham and special projects manager Kent Oakley stand under the new scoreboard at the El Dorado Hills CSD gym. Funding for the scoreboard and basketball hoop backboards came from a fundraiser organized by Sianez' wife, Nancy. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Every time Frank Sianez walks into the El Dorado Hills Community Services District gym he’ll get to look at his birthday present, all 9 feet by 6 feet, 4 inches of it. For the CSD recreation supervisor’s 60th birthday his wife of 23 years, Nancy, spearheaded a fundraising effort that collected nearly $18,000 for a […]

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Board airs Skeel’s reinstatement plan

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors divulged a little more information about the plan to reinstate General Manager John Skeel at last week’s regular board meeting. “There’s currently no time frame for the remediation plan,” Board President Guy Gertsch said in a prepared statement.”John and the board ask for your patience […]

No Comment / September 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Elena Dreisbach, more than a pretty face

MISS TEEN California contestant Elena Dreisbach hopes to bring attention to her favorite charities and causes. Village Life photo Shelly Thorene

By Jessica Pratt Glitz. Glamour. Beauty. That’s solely what pageants are all about, right? Not for Elena Dreisbach. For this Oak Ridge High School sophomore, the Miss Teen California 2012 Pageant is not just a place to showcase beauty and good looks — it is an opportunity to give back, show compassion and make a […]

No Comment / September 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Taken too soon: Family remembers Jennifer Tegley

JENNIFER TEGLEY

The entryway of the Tegley family home was filled with flowers, providing some color during a dark time. Jim and Michelle Tegley lost their 18-year-old daughter Jennifer on Aug 29, 10 months after she was diagnosed with cancer. The flowers came from the memorial service that nearly overflowed Lakehills Covenant Church Sept. 3. A photo […]

No Comment / September 08, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Auditor shows county’s $100K+ retirees

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn

El Dorado County has a 16-member group of individuals with one thing in common. They retired from county employment or county service with pensions of more than $100,000 a year. Three were elected officials — former sheriff Jeff Neves, former assessor Tim Holcomb and former surveyor Dan Russell. Neves’s retirement package tops the chart at […]

3 Comments / September 06, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »