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Steven Colver receives a guilty verdict El Dorado County Courthouse. Pool photo

On the two year anniversary of the discovery of Joanne Witt’s body in her El Dorado Hills home, Steven “Boston” Colver was convicted of the 47-year-old woman’s first-degree murder. News of the verdict came less than 24 hours after jurors began deliberations Tuesday afternoon. Colver, 21, along with attorney Dain Weiner, arrived in the Placerville […]

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Officials break out the golden shovels for new school

CLASS BEGINS — Larry Gualco for Lennar Communities, EDHCSD General Manager John Skeel, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Vicki Barber, Buckeye USD Board President Winston Pingrey, Mike McDougall with AKT Development and Buckeye USD Superintendent Terry Wenig dig up the first of many shovels full of dirt needed to construct the district's newest elementary school. Village Life Photo by Noel Stack

In one of her last official duties as Buckeye Union School District’s superintendent, Terry Wenig started a new project — the construction of the district’s sixth elementary school. Wenig welcomed her school board members, county officials, development company representatives and other guests to the new school’s groundbreaking ceremony in the Blackstone community off Latrobe Road […]

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Bodacious Babes ride again

By Debby Stone June 18, 2008, was a sunny, clear morning that Kathy Hurd will never forget and friend Kathi Sturgeon can’t remember. While riding their bicycles on El Dorado Hills Boulevard’s bike lane around 10 a.m. Hurd and Sturgeon were hit by an intoxicated, uninsured 19-year-old driver. Hurd and Sturgeon, members of the the […]

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Cars add extra glitz at Sienna

THIS LAMBORGHINI got a lot of attention from spectators at the Concours Raduno at Sienna. Dozens of classic and classy cars were on display. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Dozens of cars, from the classic Cadillac to the top-of-the-line Porche, filled the parking lot at La Borgota shopping center Tuesday evening as Sienna Restaurant hosted the Concours Raduno at Sienna. In addition to the cars, the evening included a fashion show by Runway Boutique in El Dorado Hills, wine tasting, appetizers and live music performed by The Rhythm […]

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Colver trial: Prosecution gives closing argument

Steven Colver walks toward the Main Street courthouse elevator Tuesday during a break in his murder trial.

As gruesome crime scene photos of Joanne Witt’s lifeless body were displayed for jurors, El Dorado County deputy district attorney Lisette Suder called the slain 47-year-old single mother the most important witness in the murder case against Steven “Boston” Colver. “Joanne is the silent witness to the truth because it’s through her death that (she) […]

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Deputies nab suspected burglars

A man and woman from Folsom were arrested last week after deputies caught them allegedly burglarizing an El Dorado Hills residence. At 12:48 p.m. on June 8, El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies received a report of a suspicious vehicle from an El Dorado Hills resident, according to a Sheriff’s Department press release. Deputies responded to […]

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High school registration information

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2011–12 school year. School will start on Aug. 8. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School 1120 Harvard Way El Dorado Hills (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 orhsonline.com The Counseling Office […]

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