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Enjoying the great outdoors

Resting while he can — Hiker Shawn Burton takes a seat outside Bella Bru. The El Dorado Hills outdoor enthusiast will soon be on his feet trekking the entire Tahoe Rim Trail. Village life photo by Noel Stack

Shawn Burton will enjoy a quiet 42nd birthday this week — no noisemakers or singing unless a woodpecker and a mountain chickadee join the party. Checking off a “must do” from his bucket list, the business development manager from El Dorado Hills plans to hike the entire Tahoe Rim Trail. He started his journey near […]

No Comment / October 06, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Mercy Medical Group recognized

SACRAMENTO — Mercy Medical Group, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, was recently honored as a top-performing and most-improved physician group in California by the Integrated Healthcare Association at its annual IHA 2013 Pay for Performance stakeholders meeting in Los Angeles. There are Mercy Medical Group locations at 1700 Prairie City Road and 1730 […]

No Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Fish and Wildlife recruiting new officers

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is recruiting those interested in a career as a wildlife officer. CDFW will accept applications for wildlife officer cadets through Nov. 27, 2013. The CDFW Law Enforcement Division expects an overwhelming number of inquiries and requests that prospective candidates extensively review materials on the website before contacting CDFW […]

No Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH author turns idea into imaginative novel

Author Jordan George recently released a soft-cover version of his sci-fi/fantasy novel "Brothers of Trust." The 19-year-old was born and raised in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

At 15, Jordan George decided to write a short story. His nomad warrior Aspheric would go on a quest. Four years later that adventure has turned into a published 130,000-word sci-fi/fantasy novel, “Brothers of Trust: Winds of Fate,” available at Face in a Book in El Dorado Hills, Book Barn in Folsom and online at amazon.com […]

1 Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 26 through Oct. 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Got meds? Sept. 26: Someone stole medication left in a vehicle parked on Sophia Parkway. Scary threats Sept. 27: Deputies arrested a 22-year-old man who allegedly threatened to kill his Patterson Way landlord. Missing something? Sept. 27: A necklace was found in the Park […]

No Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Gaines eyes insurance commissioner post

Sen. Ted Gaines

Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Rocklin, recently announced his candidacy for California insurance commissioner. “The insurance commissioner should work to protect consumers, keep rates low, and make it easier for companies to hire and retain workers,” Gaines said. Gaines noted that under its current leadership, the California Department of Insurance has become a hostile bureaucracy that is […]

1 Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Abigail Brown

Congratulations Abgail — BUSD Superintendent David Roth, RUSD Superintendent David Swart, Marina Village Principal George Tapanes, Mom Laura Brown, Dad Justin Brown and sister Sarah Brown, back row left to right, celebrate Abigail Brown's Student of the Month award. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Marina Village eighth-grader Abigail Brown has a full schedule but school counselor Myrna Harp noted, “She’s never too busy to lend a helping hand.” For this and many other reasons the 13-year-old received the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Student of the Month award Wednesday morning. Nominated by Harp, Abigail was commended for her […]

No Comment / October 02, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »