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Watch for baby animals when cleaning up

LOOK OUT for little ones when cleaning up your yard. Courtesy photo

Now that spring is finally here, people are cleaning up their properties — trimming trees, clearing brush, tidying decks, blowing away the leaves and cobwebs of what seemed a very long winter. Sierra Wildlife Rescue would like to remind everyone that cleaning up property, including tree trimming, brush clearing, shrub pruning, and lawn, garden and […]

No Comment / May 16, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Office of Education offers enriching summer programs

The El Dorado County Office of Education is excited to announce the second annual Summer Enrichment Experience ( SEE). This summer school opportunity is designed for middle school students who are interested in taking enrichment classes this summer. This summer’s course offerings include Astronomy, All things Internet, Creative Writing, Conversational Spanish, Drama, Human Figure Drawing and […]

No Comment / May 16, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

B-17 “Flying Fortress” lands in Sac

THE ALUMINUM OVERCAST touched down at McClellan Air Force Base last week and took VIllage Life reporter Mike Roberts for a wild ride. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The legend goes like this: A Seattle Times reporter sees an early B-17 close for the first time in July 1935, machine guns emanating from its nose, tail, top, bottom and several points in between — 13 in all — and gasps, “Why, it’s a flying fortress!” Boeing officials, recognizing a great brand name when […]

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People Talk: What’s up with Arnold and Maria?

Debra Bogowitz, El Dorado Hills
“The old saying ‘Politics doesn’t make good bedfellows’ seems to have been true in this case.”

  Debra Bogowitz, El Dorado Hills “The old saying ‘Politics doesn’t make good bedfellows’€™ seems to have been true in this case.” Dennis Flatt, El Dorado Hills “€œMy wife and I were kind of sad when we heard that they were splitting up. It seemed like they were doing well. I was surprised.”€ Jan Wilcox, […]

No Comment / May 16, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Francisco Oaks residents oppose commercial project

Francisco Oaks residents turned out in force at the recent Area Planning Advisory Council meeting to protest a planned 6.85-acre commercial project on the corner of Francisco Drive and Green Valley Road. A “Technical Advisory Committee” meeting in the county Planning Department was scheduled later in May, but was put off shortly before APAC’s meeting. […]

3 Comments / May 16, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Lake College students ready to graduate

The community is invited to Folsom Lake College’s seventh annual commencement ceremony Wednesday, May 18, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Folsom campus, 10 College Parkway. “Folsom Lake College is incredibly proud of all its graduates and we look forward to celebrating their accomplishments with the community,” said Folsom Lake College President Dr. Thelma Scott-Skillman. “We […]

No Comment / May 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Vision Coalition, Sheriff’s Dept. collect prescription drugs

Residents turned in more than five trash-can size containers full of prescription drugs at the recent National Rx Drug Take-back Day. The El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition “for safe, healthy and drug-free youth” collaborated with the El Dorado Sheriff’s Office to host the event. “We know that teens are primarily finding the drugs in unlocked medicine […]

No Comment / May 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »