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Wehr named EDUHSD superintendent

Stephen Wehr

The El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees unanimously appointed former Oak Ridge High School Principal Stephen Wehr to replace Christopher Hoffman as superintendent. Wehr will begin his duties as superintendent on Nov. 15. “I am confident that the Board of Trustees selected an excellent leader who will continue to advance this district in […]

No Comment / November 05, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Deputy Oliver remembered as compassionate, dedicated man

Law enforcement officers from all over California and Nevada file into the Adventure Christian Church Monday morning for fallen Sacramento Sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver's memorial service. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Danny P. Oliver Feb. 9, 1967-Oct. 24, 2014 ROSEVILLE — At least 5,000 law enforcement personnel, friends, family members and elected officials attended the memorial service for slain Sacramento County Sheriff Deputy Danny P. Oliver on Monday, Nov. 3. Oliver, 47, a resident of El Dorado County, was shot and killed Oct. 24 during a […]

No Comment / November 04, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Lake Forest School to honor veterans at assembly

Lake Forest Elementary School invites area veterans to be honored at its Celebration of Freedom assembly from 9:15 to 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, in the multi-purpose room at 2240 Sailsbury Drive in El Dorado Hills. Veterans from local Veterans of Foreign Wars posts and friends and relatives of Lake Forest students will be present. A […]

No Comment / November 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Marshall prepares for Ebola

PLACERVILLE — No one wants to imagine the Ebola virus making its way to El Dorado County and, granted, the chances are slim that it will. Still, Marshall Medical Center is taking the threat very seriously and staff has been working diligently on preparedness and special protocols to protect the community, patients and staff in the event […]

No Comment / November 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Murder suspects make first court apperance

Accused cop killer Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamonte, 34, identified in court documents as Marcelo Marquez, was arraigned last week in Sacramento Superior Court on 14 charges including two counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder, four counts of carjacking, stealing a patrol car and deputy’s weapon, being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession […]

No Comment / November 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Friends support Oliver family

Jenny Oliver's friends painted the rock for the Oliver family. Courtesy photo

One day after Jenny Oliver’s sixth-grade friends met with grief counselors at Marina Village Middle School, they banded together to paint the rocks for Jenny’s dad, Danny Oliver, the Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy, a 15-year veteran, who was shot and killed Oct. 24 approaching a suspicious vehicle. While the news made national headlines, the Oliver […]

No Comment / November 03, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Partners purchase Poor Red’s

New investors, including the owners of The Purple Place, have big plans for the El Dorado landmark Poor Red's. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The sale of El Dorado’s iconic restaurant closed during the week of Oct. 20-24 said Team Commercial Realtor Ann McQuillen. The restaurant — along with four other buildings including a barn, a beauty salon, a parking structure and a liquor store — sold for $777,500. “It took a whole year to sell it, with all the liens […]

2 Comments / November 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »