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State Senate election set Jan. 4

Two candidates are competing to fill the late Sen. Dave Cox' seat. Ted Gaines is a Repulican; Ken Cooley is a Democrat.

The state Senate District 1 Special General Election will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 4. Mail ballots have been mailed. Return them as soon as possible either by mailing or dropping off at the Drive-Up Ballot Box in front of Building C at 2850 Fair Lane Court in Placerville; just follow the signs; no postage […]

No Comment / December 17, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Take caution on slick roads, Cal Fire urges

SACRAMENTO — With a major storm system upon California, the chilling winter months bring rain, fog, ice and other hazardous weather conditions that pave the way for a substantial increase in motor vehicle accidents. This winter season Cal Fire advises all drivers to take extra precaution while behind the wheel. Last year Cal Fire responded to more […]

No Comment / December 17, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rescue school district launches Jr. Kindergarten

The Rescue Union School District invites all parents/guardians who reside within the Rescue Union School District boundaries and have students turning 5 between Dec. 2 and March 1, 2011, who would benefit from participation in a kindergarten readiness program prior to regular kindergarten, to contact the school district. If the offices are closed due to […]

No Comment / December 17, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A second chance: Heart attack victim meets rescuers

HUGS ALL AROUND — Cameron Park resident€” Heidi Napier, far left, accepts a hug from Cindy Lytle while Shannon Beretta, also of Cameron Park, hugs Walt Lytle, the man Napier and Beretta helped save. Cameron Park Life photo by Noel Stack

On a typical morning run Elk Grove resident Walt Lytle powered up a hill in the Negro Bar area of the American River Trail — mile 9 of a planned 14-mile run. “I told my buddy, ‘I think I’ll just walk for a while,’” Lytle said, “and at that point I just fell to my […]

1 Comment / December 16, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Christmas Services

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Rolling Hill Christian Church 800 White Rock Road El Dorado Hills (916) 939-3527 Dec. 23: 6 & 7:30 p.m. Christmas Eve: 3, 4:30 & 6 p.m. Cornerstone Christian Church 931 Lassen Lane El Dorado Hills (916) 933-5683 Christmas Eve: 6 & 8 p.m. Lakehills Covenant Church 7000 Rossmore Lane El Dorado Hills (916) 939-9300 Christmas […]

No Comment / December 15, 2010 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Here’s the buzz on Busy Bees’ Christmas

BUSY BEE preschoolers show off big smiles in front of the tree they decorated using homemade popsicle stick decorations. Students are (in no particular order) Drew Beretta, Ethan Farrell, Ryan Fujiwara, Lucero Grant, Gunnar Gooch, Brooke Harmon, Owen Jones, Parker McCarley, Olivia McMahon, Aubrie Miller, Dante Rovetti, Skylar Seivane, Avery Sheridan, Anahita Shojaei, Jake Simkin, Marissa St. Martin, Addison Woods and Nathan Zweber. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Six popsicle sticks might not seem like much but when you add imagination … anything’s possible. Just as the 36 preschoolers at Busy Bees Preschool Inc. in the El Dorado Hills Business park. Teacher Ms. Stacey Sathis sent each student home with six sticks and the Christmas ornaments that came back astounded her and the […]

No Comment / December 15, 2010 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Morin named Folsom mayor; Sheldon now vice mayor

Mayor Andy Morin

The Folsom City Council elected Andy Morin as mayor and Ernie Sheldon as vice mayor during a Dec. 13 council meeting. They will serve one year terms effective immediately. Morin has served on the City Council since 2002. He served two previous terms as mayor in 2006 and 2007, and as vice mayor in 2005 […]

No Comment / December 14, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »