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School district providing summer meals

Summertime is a time to play hard but it is also a time to remember to eat right. To make sure good nutrition remains a priority all summer long — and students will return to school in the fall healthy, sharp and ready to learn — the Rescue Union School District will again sponsor the […]

No Comment / May 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Give Where You Live a success

After months of planning, coordinating and preparation, the El Dorado Community Foundation in partnership with the El Dorado County Office of Education, launched the first Give Where You Live event in El Dorado County. This one-day event was staged to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of community foundations throughout the nation and designed to showcase each […]

No Comment / May 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

White on White Gala to benefit cancer patients

Plans are under way for the White on White Gala at the Manzanita Kitchen in Diamond Springs on Sunday, June 1, 4 to 6:30 p.m. White represents all colors of the rainbow, and on this day, we will acknowledge all types of cancer, honoring those who have been diagnosed with the disease and remembering those […]

No Comment / May 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange project moving along

Granite Construction crews work on installing the stormdrain system along the new Silva Valley Parkway on the north side of Highway 50. Construction on the freeway interchange, which a new roadway connecting the north and south sides, began earlier this year. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Construction equipment on the move muffles the sounds of Highway 50 traffic rushing by the Silva Valley interchange project as crews dig, spray and grade the area that will eventually become a brand new parkway. “It’s going quite well,” said project engineer Aradhana Kochar with the El Dorado County Department of Transportation. “They’ve made quite […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 15-21

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Theft May 15: A petty theft from a possibly unlocked car was reported on Bellgrove Way. Trouble at school  May 15: Someone broke the back window of a vehicle parked on Harvard Way. Another vehicle was vandalized. Stolen May 15: A petty theft was […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Student immunization exemptions process changed

AB 2109, a new California law that began Jan. 1, 2014, changes the process for parents to request immunization exemptions for their children. “The purpose of this new law is to better inform parents about the benefits and risks of immunizations,” said Lynnan Svensson, Supervising Public Health Nurse with the El Dorado County Health and […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Pleasant Grove VP earns regional honor

Pleasant Grove’s assistant principal Hope Migliaccio won the Charter Administrator of the Year Award for Outstanding Leadership and Services. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Considered among nominees from Lake Tahoe to Sacramento, Pleasant Grove Middle School’s assistant principal Hope Migliaccio won the El Dorado County Association of California School Administrators’ Charter Administrator of the Year Award for Outstanding Leadership and Services. “Three years ago the Pleasant Grove School community received a wonderful gift when Hope Migliaccio, an enthusiastic, energetic […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »