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‘V’ for Victory: Student headed to state science fair

Golden Hills student Paloma DiMugo shows off her winning science project. She heads to the California State Science Fair later this month. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Three Golden Hills School seventh graders placed in last month’s Sacramento Regional Science and Engineering Fair and one of them will take her science project to the California State Science Fair. Paloma DiMugo, 12, took first place in the regional competition in the category of Physical Science with her project that explored why birds fly […]

No Comment / April 01, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Supervisors approve web portal and TOT grant program

The Transient Occupancy Tax will fund a new website promoting the county, an aggressive  grant acquisition program and mini-grants to “fabric-of-the-community” groups. The Board of Supervisors also tacked an additional year onto six current arts and tourism contracts funded by the 10 percent add-on to room rates in El Dorado County. The decisions were based on recommendations […]

No Comment / April 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County Ranked 6th Healthiest in California

El Dorado County has been ranked as the 6th healthiest county in California, according to a national report just published by the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The County Health Rankings Report, a report published annually since 2010, ranks each county within each state on how healthy people […]

No Comment / March 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Run for Ruff

The entire community is invited to participate in the inaugural Ruff Road Race, held rain or shine, on Sunday, May 5, at Oak Ridge High School. This special race honors friend and former Track and Field Coach Josh Ruff, who lost his life last year in a tragic winery accident where he worked part time […]

No Comment / March 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Enter for chance to win at the El Dorado County Fair

PLACERVILLE — Fulfill your Country Dreams at the El Dorado County Fair June 13-16. “This year, we have many new and revised categories from which to choose, guaranteeing a competition everyone will want to enter,” said the fair’s CEO Jody Gray. “The fair is a great place to show off that great photo you took […]

No Comment / March 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 21-26

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:  Burgled March 21: A residential burglary was reported on Brogan Way. The victim did give deputies some possible suspect information. Break in March 22: A vehicle burglary was reported on Valley View Parkway. A second vehicle was also burglarized. Strong language March 23: A […]

No Comment / March 28, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Community Health Library has it all covered

Marshall Community Health Librarian Alison Clement, right, helps Flint Marana, LVN, look up information during the library's open house last month. Life photo by Pat Dollins

Marshall Community Health Library’s shelves contain an entire health education, from potty training to caring for an elderly parent, heart disease to heart healthy diets. Want to know more about medication, meditation, mental health and menopause? The health library has those topics covered too … and so much more. “It runs the whole lifespan,” said […]

No Comment / March 28, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »