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Principal Barbara Narez ready to ‘travel and play’

Oak Meadow Elementary Principal Barbara Narez poses with some of her support team: left to right, students Capri Whipple, 7; Rianne Mogan, 7; Jasnoor Khaira, 7; and Briann Hester, 7. Photo by Diane Orciuoli

Since moving to El Dorado Hills in 1987, retiring Oak Meadow principal Barbara Narez has worked at nearly every school in the Buckeye Union School District. The pinnacle of a 40-year career in education, however, was opening Oak Meadow Elementary in 2004. Specifically, Narez said it was “the enthusiasm” that came with the opening. Of […]

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Party with Hands4Hope at Summer Fest

Hands4Hope will host its first Family Fun Summer Fest on Sunday, June 28, at Cielo Estate in Shingle Springs. This community event for the entire family will feature live music, carnival games, a hay maze, fiber farm, bounce houses and activity booths. Guests will enjoy delicious barbecue, food truck treats, Barsotti juice and featured beers […]

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EDH woman kicks off Beat Cancer Boot Camp

El Dorado Hills fitness pro Andrea Clark has started a chapter of Beat Cancer Boot Camp. It kicks off with a presentation on Sunday, June 7, at Silva Valley Elementary. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Andrea Clark combined her passion for fitness and a desire to help those living with cancer diagnoses by starting the newest chapter of the national organization Beat Cancer Boot Camp. Clark, 37, is a personal trainer, a certified cross fit trainer and she holds a college degree in exercise science. The mother of four said […]

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CHP Officer of the Year

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President John Knight stands with Officer of the Year Ian Hoey and CHP Commander Craig Root, left to right. VIllage Life photo by Noel Stack

Taking a proactive approach to law enforcement, California Highway Patrol Officer Ian Hoey has reached out to El Dorado County’s most rural neighborhoods and built relationships that improve resident/law enforcement relations. His community resource program has made a huge difference said CHP Commander Craig Root, Placerville office. “What one officer has done is incredible,” Root […]

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EDH Crime Watch: May 23-27

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight May 23: A woman reported a battery on Latigo Way. Ex-tra mad May 23: A Valley View Parkway resident reported that her estranged husband slashed three of her vehicle’s tires. Searched and seized May 24: Deputies arrested a 37-year-old man and a 32-year-old […]

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The price was right for Nora Roehr

Nora Roehr poses with the a 15-foot West Wight Potter sailboat she won on "The Price is Right." Photo by Cecilia Clark

Nora Roehr, mother of seven, grandmother of seven and a substitute teacher in El Dorado County, was a big winner on the game show “The Price is Right.” The show aired on CBS on Feb. 23. For Roehr, like many, the popular game show and the name Bob Barker, host of “The Price is Right” […]

Comments Off / May 27, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Auditor, DA, Pioneer Fire named in lawsuit

On May 22, political consultant Dan Dellinger entered a lawsuit against county Auditor-Controller Joe Harn, District Attorney Vern Pierson and the Pioneer Fire Protection District for $12,000 he claims he’s owed by the fire district but withheld by Harn. Nearly a year after a jury found Dellinger not guilty of illegally being paid $10,000 by the […]

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