Local student spends summer as UC Davis researcher

While most high school students are lounging around the pool, playing video games, or maybe working at the nearest mall, one local student is spending her off-time doing research at UC Davis. Kimberley Berg, a senior at Oak Ridge High School, is among a select group of students attending the UC Davis Young Scholars Program […]

July 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Fire district watchdog helped find MLK’s assasin

Near the close of a January committee meeting, a nuts-and-bolts sit down where El Dorado Hills Fire District policies are hammered out before going to the full board, Director Lou Barber turned to the lone member of the public in attendance. “Dick, do you have anything else to add?” “I’m good,” replied Dick Ross, who’d just […]

July 25, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Mormon Island Dam foundation stabilized

An important step in the 20-plus-year effort to reinforce the Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam’s foundation nears completion. Located just east of the county line, the Mormon Island Dam is a weedy and unnaturally uniform ridge that dominates the horizon north and west of Green Valley Road — a squat, anonymous fraternal twin to Folsom Dam, […]

July 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Board seats in play this November

Note – This story has been udated since the print version was published. The filing period for the November general election has opened. It’s probably too late to run for president or congress, but if you’re willing to roll up your sleeves at the grass roots level, several spots on local school, fire and recreation […]

July 25, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Soroptimists give back

Soroptimist of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills held their annual Grant Awards on June 27. These awards are funded by the proceeds of Chocolate Affair and represent the organization’s return to the community of the support received.  This year the club gave in excess of $10,000. The recipients of awards were: • The Upper Room feeding […]

July 25, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: July 11-18

Revenge July 11: A 51-year-old allegedly disgruntled employee reportedly stole property belonging to a Golden Foothill Parkway medical office. Taking the car July 11: A Tam O Shanter Drive resident reported a suspicious subject arriving to take possession of their arrested daughter’s vehicle. The vehicle was not released to the suspicious subject. Grand theft July 12: […]

July 25, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Clarification on recent Grace Foundation stories

The July 11 story about the Grace Foundation’s lawsuit stated that legal documents recently uncovered by foundation representatives indicate that bank attorney Tim Ryan’s advice served his bank clients at the expense of the foundation. The statement was made by foundation Director Beth DeCaprio. Village Life did not review all the court records specifically. The […]

July 25, 2012 | Posted in News | Tagged ,