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Buckle up before you give thanks

​SACRAMENTO — Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally one of the busiest travel times in America, can also be one of the deadliest. The California Highway Patrol will have all available officers on patrol during a maximum enforcement period to help avoid tragedies for California motorists. In 2014, over the Thanksgiving weekend, 45 people died in collisions on California roadways […]

November 25, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Superintendent’s job: Board ready to replace Meyers

The El Dorado County Board of Education finalized a timetable for selecting a new superintendent of schools at its Nov. 23 special meeting. While board members began the meeting by acknowledging how much internal talent there is to draw from within the district, they decided they wanted to open the recruitment process as they go about replacing former […]

November 25, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Teen finds strength in scuba

Oak Ridge sophomore Michelle Koopman has achieved something only a few youth around the world can claim and she carries this license more proudly than a new driver. Days before her 15th birthday in June, Michelle earned the Professional Association of Diving Instructors’ Junior Master Scuba Diver rating. PADI is the No. 1 certifying scuba agency […]

November 25, 2015 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Residents begin community planning; Parker moves forward with project

After 91 percent of El Dorado Hills residents who voted Nov. 3 voiced their support for open space, a group of about 40 residents kept the momentum going by offering next steps at a kickoff meeting last Monday night. The United Neighborhoods of El Dorado Hills aims to bring all 72 villages together to develop […]

November 25, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Limited enrollment open at Union Mine

The El Dorado Union High School District recently announced that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2016-17 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. Beginning Nov. 20, applicants may […]

November 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Mik gets recall notice

District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco received his notice of intention to circulate a recall petition at the Nov. 17 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting. Prior to this action, Mikulaco told Village Life feedback from his constituents continues to be “very good,” and said they recognize him as a “very hard worker and a very knowledgeable representative of […]

November 25, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 12-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Nov. 12 9:27 a.m. Someone broke into a vehicle parked on Serrano Parkway and stole items. Nov. 13 7:42 a.m. Deputies pulled over a vehicle on Lassen Lane and discovered the 22-year-old driver was driving on a suspended license. She was cited and her car […]

November 25, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,
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