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EDH man brews liquor industry app

El Dorado Hills native and CPG Data start-up entrepreneur Tracy Neal's company created an app now used nationwide by sales reps in the beer, wine and liquor industry. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

After 17 years working in the beer industry, including six as general manager for MillerCoors in Northern California and Hawaii, El Dorado Hills entrepreneur Tracy Neal understands the inner workings of the beer, wine and spirits business. In 2013 Neal, 43, founded El Dorado Hills software analytics start-up CPG Data LLC, which has created an […]

No Comment / June 08, 2015 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange more than half way done

El Dorado Hills residents will see big changes this summer construction season, starting with a new road. Crews will use the warm weather and long, sunny days to complete the new Silva Valley Parkway and, before the first hint of fall arrives, drivers will travel on the new roadway over Highway 50. Completing the road is just […]

No Comment / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘So long, farewell’ Mrs. Uhrhammer

Holy Trinity School's retiring principal Trisha Uhrhammer poses with students from Mrs. Barber's third-grade class. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

In a recent sendoff for Holy Trinity School’s retiring principal Trisha Uhrhammer, the students surprised her with a rendition of her favorite song, “So Long, Farewell” from “The Sound of Music.” There wasn’t a dry eye in the church as the entire assembly stood for their beloved principal and sang. Uhrhammer beamed then as she […]

No Comment / June 07, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 28 through June 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:  Fight May 28: A battery was reported on Park Drive. No one was arrested. Too much May 28: Deputies arrested a suspect on suspicion of public intoxication and possession of anabolic steroids on Town Center Boulevard. Bike gone May 29: Someone stole a bicycle […]

No Comment / June 04, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Seats open on Mental Health Commission

The El Dorado County Mental Health Commission currently seeks two new members to fill vacancies on the county’s west slope. The 16-member commission is advisory to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and the county Mental Health director. Commission members review and evaluate community mental health needs, services, facilities and special problems. The commission […]

No Comment / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Legislation honoring Sky Mote moves forward

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

A bill to honor Marine SSgt Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2012, was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week. H.R. 979 was introduced by Congressman Tom McClintock; it designates a mountain peak in the John Muir Wilderness, under which the Mote family gathered to camp every […]

No Comment / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Middle school band plays at Raley Field

Marina Village Middle School band members play the National Anthem at Raley Field. Photo by Diane Orciuoli

On May 21 the Marina Village Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade bands played the National Anthem before the River Cats took on the Memphis Redbirds. “We are so thankful for the opportunity to play the National Anthem for the River Cats’ game,” music teacher Ben Cain said. “Is it a lot of work? Yes, absolutely. […]

Comments Off / June 02, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »