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Jennifer Tegley remembered

THE ROCK on El Dorado Hills Boulevard stands as a memorial to Jennifer Tegley. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Eighteen-year old Oak Ridge student Jennifer Tegley was diagnosed with a rare cancer last year and died at home in El Dorado Hills on Monday, Aug. 29. Jennifer is survived by her parents Jim and Michelle Tegley, two sisters, Heather and Anna, and many close family members and friends. A memorial service is planned at 1 […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

El Dorado bird tests positive for West Nile Virus

The El Dorado County Environmental Management and Health Services departments received confirmation earlier this week that a bird found in El Dorado County has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first for 2011. The bird, a swallow, was found on Aug. 22 south of the town of El Dorado.  There have been no human […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Teen Court in Placerville invites new participants

Volunteer training is at 6 p.m. on Sept. 14. El Dorado County students in grades eighth through 12 are invited to take an active role in the juvenile justice system through the Teen Court program. Volunteer training will be conducted on Sept. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. in El Dorado County Superior Court, 495 […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

A new home one step closer

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY —€” Heather Gomes, 35, of Cameron Park, and her two children, Addison Porter, 3, and Aaron Porter, 9, along with El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity Vice-president Robert Henderson, left to right, use golden shovels to break ground at the future site of  two two-unit dwellings on La Crescenta Drive in Cameron Park on Wednesday evening. Also pictured, Habitat's Executive Director Candy Alexander, far left. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The shovels barely dug into the ground Wednesday evening but that little clump of dirt in the golden shovel held by Heather Gomes had a big impact on the crowd gathered around the single mom and her two children. Gomes, a 35-year-old doctor’s office receptionist who lives in Cameron Park, had just taken her first […]

No Comment / September 01, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sheriff unveils Eagle One

SHERIFF John D'Agostini, left, pilots Dr. Richard Moorhouse, center and Ed Rincon show off the El Dorado County Sheriff Department's new helicopter. Named Eagle One, the bird is the latest in the department's efforts to increase its community presence without asking residents to shoulder the financial burden. Photo courtesy El Dorado County Sheriff

On Aug. 20 Sheriff John D’Agostini unveiled the newest member of the sheriff’s fleet — a Jet Ranger helicopter, call sign Eagle One. The presentation of Eagle One was conducted at the annual Sheriff’s Posse Picnic at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds when the helicopter, complete with El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office decals, landed at […]

No Comment / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Ribstock returns

The 2011 Ribstock BBQ Festival bring world-class barbecue into town on Saturday, Sept. 17, as championship barbecue teams from throughout California descend on Cameron Park Lake for prizes, cash and fame. “We want to encourage folks to come out to Ribstock and bring their friends,” said Bob Davis, event organizer. “It will be one of […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Reenactors share patriot stories

YOUNGSTERS GOT A HISTORY LESSON at the recent Amador Children of the American Revolution meeting. Countrsy photo

Tom Chilton aka “Mountain Man Tom” of the Sacramento Chapter CASSAR, Tom Douglas aka “Capt. James Curry of the Eighth Virginia Regiment” Mother Lode Chapter, CASSAR and Tom Adams, aka “Tom Adams,” CASSAR liaison to the Children of the American Revolution, attended the meeting of the Amador CAR for August. Mountain Man Tom and Capt. […]

No Comment / August 30, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »