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Rolling Hills church to host 9/11 tribute

Rolling Hills Christian Church invites the public to a 9/11 memorial on the 10th anniversary of the terrorists’ attacks. The church at 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills will host two, one-hour services on Sept. 11 at 9:30 and 11 a.m. “I think (9/11) had very big spiritual implications,” said Pastor Jeff Bigelow. […]

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Skeel, CSD board dispute performance evalaution

In a recent development on the John Skeel case, the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors released its general manager’s disputed 90-day written performance evaluation from his personnel file last week. During the Aug. 23 meeting Skeel claimed that the evaluation in his file contained far more negative feedback than the one […]

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Auditor gulps over water bill

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn castigated the county Department of Transportation for mishandling a utilities statement from the city of Placerville. According to the original bill, the county’s Buildings A and B at the government center consumed 1 million cubic feet of water more than the actual amount used during a two-month billing period […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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