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Ferris remembered as ‘icon of motherhood’

Talia Ferris, seen here with her son Devin, dedicated her life to her children. The mom of three died in an Aug. 16 vehicle accident. Courtesy photo

Talia Ferris’ mother wants her remembered for how she was in life, not as a car accident statistic. “People should know Talia as a beautiful, vivacious woman and not someone who would allow herself to drift off the road to die,” said Dean Hansen of the Aug. 16 early morning rollover accident that claimed her […]

3 Comments / August 26, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 15-21

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Greased Aug. 15: A Crocker Drive resident reported that he saw his neighbor throw grease from a barbecue onto the reporting party’s vehicle. Break in Aug. 17: Thieves stole items from  locked vehicle parked on Copperwood Court and later attempted to use the victim’s […]

No Comment / August 22, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Youth Commission now accepting applications

Attention high school and middle school students who are interested in making a difference in their community: The El Dorado County Youth Commission is now accepting applications for the 2013-14 school year. Students interested in the opportunity to have a positive impact on their community are invited to apply. Applications are available at your high […]

No Comment / August 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Bass Lake for sale?

The El Dorado Irrigation District could sell Bass Lake and approximately 141 acres surrounding it to the Rescue Union School District for a future school site, according to the Bass Lake Action Committee. “The parties may be close to inking a deal,” the committee’s August bulletin states. “The EID Board declared Bass Lake and the […]

No Comment / August 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sunny flowers grow for a cause

BRIGHTLY COLORED SUNFLOWERS grow tall at the El Dorado Nursery on Durock Road in Shingle Springs. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Shock took over when Juliet Voigtlander was diagnosed with breast cancer this past May. “I was like, ‘Are you kidding me?’ I’m someone who never sits down, like the Energizer Bunny,” Voigtlander said. “No one would have ever thought that this would happen to me.” Voigtlander, 50, of Granite Bay had a clean mammogram the […]

No Comment / August 19, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Library recognized as early education state leader

If you think the El Dorado Hills Library has awesome children’s programs you aren’t biased. Recognized as a leader in pre-literacy programs for 0 to 5-year-olds in California, the El Dorado County Library system recently received a $90,000 grant to share its best practices statewide. El Dorado County Director of Library Services Jeanne Amos and El […]

No Comment / August 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange construction gets fall start date

After years of setbacks ground will break on the Silva Valley interchange in October, according to El Dorado County Community Development Agency Transportation Division official Adam Bane. Plans for the interchange have been in the works since 1988 and in 1991 Caltrans and county officials formally approved it to accommodate planned growth as noted in the […]

No Comment / August 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »