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Morgan Jones makes a splash

Oak Ridge senior Morgan Jones recently signed to play water polo for San Jose State. The leading Taz swim team record holder is also the first Oak Ridge water polo player to be signed to a Division 1 school. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge senior Morgan Jones recently signed to play water polo at San Jose State University, becoming the first Division 1 water polo player to come out of the El Dorado Hills high school. The Taz swim team record holder — 16 records, more than anyone in the swim team’s history — has always been a natural athlete, […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News,Sports | Read More »

Fundraiser going to the dogs

Gloria and her best friend Alyssa Clay are organizing the Bow Wow Brunch, a fundraiser for Foothill Dog Rescue of the Sierra. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

A tiny dancer with a huge heart for animals is taking time from her busy days to put on a luncheon fundraiser to benefit rescue dogs, one of which jumps on three legs around the family home in El Dorado Hills. Alysa Clay, a 15-year-old sophomore at Oak Ridge High School, spends 20 hours a […]

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CSD, volunteers celebrate Arbor Day

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District is celebrating Arbor Day on April 24 in Community Park, 1021 Harvard Way. Several local organizations and clubs will help plant 25 trees across Community Park’s 40 acres in honor of National Arbor Day and the park’s 25th birthday. National Arbor Day has been celebrated since 1872, originating in […]

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El Dorado Hills volunteer gets presidential thumbs up

El Dorado Hills resident Bill Tobin has received another award for his volunteer work with ShelterBox. VIllage Life file photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills resident Bill Tobin has been recognized by President Obama and humanitarian organization ShelterBox USA with the President’s Volunteer Service Award for a fourth consecutive year. When disasters like Cyclone Pam in the Vanuatu and the Syrian refugee crisis strike, many want to help. Tobin took action for ShelterBox, an international disaster relief organization […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 9-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Taken April 9: A petty theft was reported on St. Andrews Drive. Busted April 9: Deputies cited a 16-year-old boy who allegedly brought marijuana on a school campus. Recovered April 10: Deputies found a vehicle reported stolen in El Dorado Hills Town Center. Possible […]

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Firefighters hoist fallen rider

Firefighters prepare to hoist an injured mountain bike rider off a steep slope after the victim fell off the trail near Salmon Falls bridge. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Firefighters rescued a fallen mountain bike rider who fell 50 to 75 feet while riding on a bike trail Friday afternoon. The rider, who suffered serious injuries, was stranded on a steep slope near the Salmon Falls Bridge, according to information provided by the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. Firefighters worked with CHP […]

Comments Off / April 19, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Trevor Dosh

Student of the Month Trevor Dosh, holding plaque, is surrounded by family and school officials at the Rotary Club's April 8 meeting. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

It was clear by the entourage that followed Lake Forest Elementary student Trevor Dosh, this was no ordinary student. Dosh’s parents, grandparents, other family members and school officials came together April 8 to celebrate Trevor’s Student of the Month award presented by the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills. Lake Forest Principal Bruce Peters said […]

Comments Off / April 13, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »