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Folsom Lake College celebrates 10th anniversary

Since receiving its initial accreditation in 2004, Folsom Lake College has educated more than 68,000 students in the region. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Folsom Lake College will hold an open house festival on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Folsom campus. Festivities will include exhibitions, demonstrations, art displays and even a live falcon exhibit among much, […]

No Comment / October 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Double Zero’ model home in Blackstone is greenest in the state

KB Home's Double ZeroHouse 3.0  emphasizes energy and water efficiency. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

KB Home received accolades from the California Energy Commission last Thursday morning when the company unveiled its first Double Zero 3.0 model home in California at the Fiora at Blackstone community in El Dorado Hills. With partners like Whirlpool and SunPower, KB Home representatives explained it’s called the Double ZeroHouse 3.0 for its dual emphasis on energy and […]

No Comment / October 06, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom opens Johnny Cash Trail

The Johnny Cash Trail crosses Folsom Lake Crossing at Natoma Street. The album from Johnny Cash’s two concerts in January 1968 at Folsom Prison put Folsom on the worldwide map. Photo by Roberta Long

On a perfect day for bicycling or walking, the city of Folsom opened the first phase of the Johnny Cash Trail and Overcrossing. A large crowd came to enjoy the Oct. 4 festivities and be first to travel the trail that runs from Folsom Lake Crossing to Prison Road alongside Lake Natoma. The inspiration for […]

No Comment / October 06, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Legislature recognizes Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week

The California Legislature has declared the third week of September every year as Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week. Celebrating the resolution are, left to right: Help Mito Kids Board Member Luz Zeagler, Sen. Bob Huff's Legislative Aide Beth Hummel, Help Mito Kids founder Carol Pomares and Sen. Ted Gaines. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — The state Legislature unanimously passed a resolution designating the third week of September every year as Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week. Senate Concurrent Resolution 104, authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar, and co-authored by Senator Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, calls attention to the fact that every 30 minutes a child is born who will develop Mitochondrial Disease by […]

No Comment / October 05, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Temple of Terror brings thrills, chills to EDH

Haley Tangen plays an evil goddess in the Hands4Hope Temple of Terror, opening Oct. 10 in El Dorado Hills Town Center. Village Life photo by Krysten

Those looking for a hair-raising, skin-crawling adventure this Halloween month need travel no further than El Dorado Hills Town Center, where Hands4Hope has set up its chilling Temple of Terror. “You’ll have no ideas what’s real and what’s not real,” warned Hands4Hope founder Jennifer Bassett. Horror story writer Kaden Jepbesen, 17, created the Temple of […]

No Comment / October 05, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept .25 through Oct. 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Taken Sept. 25: A petty theft was reported on Patterson Way. Hit and run Sept. 25: An unknown suspect assaulted a man on Sienna Ridge Road and stole the victim’s money. Theft Sept. 25: A Town Center business owner reported a petty theft and […]

No Comment / October 04, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: September 2014

The following information was taken from the El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Rowdy roommates Sept. 1: Two roommates reportedly got into an argument on Cimmarron Court. Deputies took a report for documentation purposes. Smash and grab Sept. 4: Someone busted a vehicle’s window on Country Club Drive and stole two laptop computers left inside. Double […]

No Comment / October 02, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »