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Student of the Month: Jayden Gerran

Proud dad Steven Gerran, Student of the Month Jayden Gerran, mom Nina Gerran, Silva Valley Principal Kathy Holliman, teacher Cami Soetaert and Buckeye Union School District Superintendent David Roth pose for a photo. Village Life photo by Noel Stack.

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills presented Silva Valley Elementary School fifth-grader Jayden Gerran with this month’s Student of the Month award. “He’s always been a wonderful student, kind-hearted,” said teacher Cami Soetaert, who told the crowd at last Wednesday’s Rotary breakfast meeting that she’s enjoyed watching Jayden grow academically. Silva Valley Principal Kathy […]

Comments Off / May 04, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Life Crime Watch: April 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: April 1 11:45 a.m. Deputies arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of loitering and marijuana possession on Coach Lane. The same man was arrested again April 2. April 2 2:55 a.m. Deputies cited a 26-year-old woman who allegedly had drug paraphernalia in her possession […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Hot ashes blamed for house fire

Flames erupt from a Latrobe home. Courtesy photo

Just before midnight on May 1 El Dorado Hills firefighters and surrounding departments responded to a residential structure fire on Beaver Pond Drive in the Latrobe area. Upon arrival, crews encountered heavy fire coming from the garage and attic area. They attacked the fire and were able to keep it from spreading into the main portion of […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

District 1 candidate: Day wants to improve county culture

Alan Day

“I think I can make a difference in El Dorado County,” Alan Day said of his decision to run for District 1’s top job. Since being elected to the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors four years ago, Day said he believes he has more work cut out for him to change things at […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

District 1 candidate: Ferry is senior and youth-focused

Steve Ferry

“I am the prosperity candidate,” Steve Ferry said about his campaign to be the next District 1 supervisor. “I can bring prosperity to this county without building another house.” Ferry and his wife Beth of 51 years have lived in El Dorado Hills since 2000 and their two grown sons and their families also live […]

Comments Off / May 03, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Comment now on Mental Health plan update

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division, invites the public to review and provide comment on the fiscal year 2016-17 Mental Health Services Act plan update. The draft plan update provides information on current and new MHSA programs and budgets for three fiscal years (FY 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19). MHSA components in the […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Palm named ORHS principal

Aaron Palm will become Oak Ridge High School's permanent principal effective July 1. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Aaron Palm has accepted the permanent principal job at Oak Ridge High School. “It was a humbling experience to be interviewed by parent, teacher and student panels,” he said. “I’m humbled they gave me the opportunity to serve this community.” The El Dorado Union High School Board of Trustees unanimously voted to hire Palm, who […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »