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Seniors live it up on Fat Tuesday

SURROUNDED BY BEAUTY — Senior Support Council Members Yvonne Griffin, Joe Wilson and Evelyn Weick, left to right, enjoy the Fat Tuesday celebration at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. Photo by Janet Kenneweg

The El Dorado Hills Senior Center hosted a Mardi Gras celebration March 8 and seniors really went wild … with their costumes, that is.

No Comment / March 10, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge students encourage you to Walk for Mito Kids

WALKERS UNITE for the Walk for Mito Kids held last year in El Dorado Hills. This year's event will take place at Town Center on April 2. Courtesy photo

By Alex Bennett Oak Ridge High School and the surrounding community will support the Help Mito Kids Foundation, a non-profit which aids families dealing with mitochondrial disease as well as researches for a possible cure, at the Walk for Mito Kids — a 5k run/walk on Saturday, April 2, in El Dorado Hills Town Center. […]

No Comment / March 10, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Girl Scouts hosting donation drive, celebrating World Thinking Day

This Friday, March 11, Girl Scouts in and around El Dorado Hills will celebrate World Thinking Day. The event will be held at the Lake Forest Elementary School gym, 2240 Sailsbury Drive in El Dorado Hills, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. There will be nearly 250 attendees, including more than 170 Girl Scouts celebrating and […]

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

Folsom reaches accord with Local 39

The Folsom City Council approved an agreement with the city’s largest employee union, Local 39, at the council’s Feb. 22 meeting. Resolution No. 8805, authorizing adoption of a Memorandum of Understanding between the city of Folsom and the International Union of Operating Engineers-Stationary Engineers, Local 39, AFL-CIO, was unanimously passed on the consent calendar. The […]

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

Colver conference delayed

Murder suspect Steven Colver gets off the elevator prior to Friday's hearing. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Several months removed from his last public court appearance, suspected murderer Steven Paul Colver’s latest readiness conference was delayed yet again Friday morning. Colver, 20, is accused of killing the mother of Tylar Marie Witt, his former girlfriend, in 2009. Friday’s affair had been set as a readiness and settlement conference for Colver’s upcoming trial, […]

No Comment / March 04, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People Talk: What was your most unusual job?

Rick Adams, El Dorado Hills
“I worked as a seasonal firefighter on and off for two years. I was on a couple memorable campaigns, including a large fire in Sequoia National Forest. I should have kept that job. I’d be retired now.”

Rick Adams, El Dorado Hills “€œI worked as a seasonal firefighter on and off for two years. I was on a couple memorable campaigns, including a large fire in Sequoia National Forest. I should have kept that job. I’€™d be retired now.”€ Kris Persijn, El Dorado Hills “€œI was the gift wrapper at an Orchard […]

No Comment / March 04, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pyrotechnic attic fire quickly extinguished

FLAMES BURST from the roof of a Powers Drive home that caught fire March 1. The cause of the fire is still under investigations. Photo courtesy of the EDH Fire Department

Quick response and careful timing by El Dorado Hills firefighters prevented an attic fire at 630 Powers Drive from spreading into the house early Tuesday morning. Firefighters vented the oxygen-starved fire from three places simultaneously, directing a 30-foot fire ball into the night sky. “They timed it just right,” said interim Fire Chief Jim O’Camb […]

No Comment / March 04, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »