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Volunteer at America’s most popular railroad museum

SACRAMENTO — Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? The California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering in early 2012 to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of […]

Comments Off / January 13, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Holy trinity students use art to reach out to Haitian classmates

Holy Trinity students created colorful art for students in Haiti. The art will be on display here until Jan. 30. Courtesy photo

Holy Trinity School Ministry has supported a Haitian mission project for the poorest of school children in Port au Prince, but recently took the challenge to push themselves well beyond monetary aid. As part of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in El Dorado Hills, the school has raised several thousand dollars over the last two years […]

Comments Off / January 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH rape suspect arrives in county

An El Dorado Hills man who spent the better part of a decade on the lam in New York was booked into the Placerville jail last week. Pasquale “Patrick” Senatore, 45, is accused of lewd acts upon a child and forcible rape. According to a criminal complaint filed in 2002, Senatore committed the alleged sex […]

Comments Off / January 12, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Benefit planned for retired firefighter

A benefit for retired El Dorado Hills Fire District Engineer Mike Logan will be held on Jan. 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Station 85 at the intersection of Wilson and El Dorado Hills Boulevards.

The El Dorado Hills Fire District will host a spaghetti feed on Jan. 21 to benefit retired engineer Mike Logan, whose cancer has returned after being in remission since 2000. Logan was diagnosed with job-related Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 1999, according to Fire Chief Dave Roberts. He returned to duty the following year, and ultimately retired […]

Comments Off / January 12, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Jan 4-11

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Lasting message Jan. 4: A vandal wrote graffiti on  Fairchild Drive resident’s driveway. Easy steal Jan. 4: A thief spotted some unlocked vehicles parked on Willowdale Drive and stole numerous items. Keyed Jan. 5: Someone keyed a car parked on Stanford Lane. Just grand […]

Comments Off / January 12, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Recycle: It’s good for the can, the bottle and the school

Fun with scarecrow — Jackson Elementary School first graders Joe Carroll, left, and Kayla Vota, far right, have some fun in the school garden with principal Michele Miller. Jackson hopes to expand its garden with help from Recyclebank customers. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Jackson Elementary School students need the community’s help to get a closer look at Mother Nature’s work. The school recently teamed up with Recyclebank, the company that rewards customers who fill up their El Dorado Disposal recycling bins, to raise funds for a school garden expansion. Recyclebank customers (current and new) simply have to donate their rewards […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Bassoonist Jacob Wellman has big dreams

Oak Ridge senior Jacob Wellman hopes to professionally play bassoon. "I have no problem doing it for the rest of my life," the 17-year-old said. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

“Sweet … but also somber,” 17-year-old bassoonist Jacob Wellman described his instrument as such after a moment of thought. The Oak Ridge High School senior has found his passion with the instrument. He dreams of Julliard and a performance career — goals easily attainable by this talented musician. Jacob was recently selected to perform with […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »