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Oak Ridge grad turned Army sergeant comes home

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Blair Neelands is a sergeant in the United States Army. She has been stationed in Afghanistan for the past 10 months but got two weeks of R&R just after Christmas and came home to spend it with family in El Dorado County. A 2008 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, Neelands actually joined the Army […]

No Comment / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People Talk: What do you love about the El Dorado Hills Teen Center?

LAUREN REINER — "I love that I get to work with kids from so many backgrounds. This place is important to all of them.

LAUREN REINER, El Dorado Hills — “I love that I get to work with kids from so many backgrounds.” VICTOR MUNOZ, El Dorado Hills — “It gives me something to do in this small, quiet little town.” KAREEM BALLAL, El Dorado Hills — “The staff are really nice. I feel safe and I can be […]

1 Comment / January 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom recommits to affordable housing, just not ‘inclusionary’

After eight years of using inclusionary zoning to provide affordable housing in Folsom, the Folsom City Council decided it wasn’t working the way they thought it would. At the city council meeting on Jan. 11, the members unanimously voted to go in another direction. Rather than talk about “affordable” housing, City Council members focused on […]

No Comment / January 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Ryan Harvey

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Army Reserve Sgt. Ryan D. Harvey has been mobilized and activated at Joint Base Dix-McGuire-Lakehurst, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operation New Dawn in the Iraqi Theater of Operations or Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and the Southwest Theater of Operations. The soldier is a member of the 304th […]

No Comment / January 21, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Veerkamp retirement ceremony: Colleagues share their memories

FAREWELL CHIEF — Captain Mike Wilson, left,  presents the flag to Brian Veerkamp Wednesday at the retirement ceremony at station 85 in El Dorado Hills.  Standing next to Brian is his wife Lori. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

“I was working in Cameron Park and we had a potential merger with El Dorado Hills Fire coming up that wasn’t going well. I remember Brian and Larry (former chief Fry) walking into the fire house – I’ll never forget their confident, competent stature. Brian asked me how things were going and for some reason […]

No Comment / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Buckeye’s Kindergarten/Jr. Kindergarten enrollment begins Feb. 8

Buckeye Union School District announces that beginning Feb. 8 Kindergarten and Jr. Kindergarten registration for the 2011-12 school year will be accepted at all of its elementary schools [Buckeye in Shingle Springs (530-677-2277), Blue Oak and Blue Oak Montessori in Cameron Park (530-676-0164), William Brooks in El Dorado Hills (916-933-6618), Silva Valley in El Dorado […]

No Comment / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nugget makes Fortune list

Nugget Market in El Dorado Hills is a great place to work, according to Fortune magazine. Village Life file photo by Mike Roberts

WOODLAND — For the sixth year running, local family-owned and operated Nugget Markets has once again made Fortune magazine’s listing of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in the nation (www.Fortune.com/bestcompanies/2011). Nugget Markets, which has a store in El Dorado Hills, ranks No. 8 among the country’s top 100 companies. Known for its devotion to […]

No Comment / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »