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Crib Notes: Teenage jobs offer more than pay

During a recent swim team practice, my attention strayed from my child in the pool to the teenage workforce that kept the community pool operating. Some teens lifeguarded, perched high above throngs of young swimmers with focused eyes and authoritative voices. More teenagers were in the water dressed in matching white swim shirts as they […]

Comments Off / August 09, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

People talk: How confident are you that the president and Congress will pass an effective jobs plan?

 

Comments Off / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye Foundation saves jobs

SHINGLE SPRINGS — At the Buckeye Union School District Board of Trustees meeting held Aug. 17 the board voted to utilize a recent grant from the private Buckeye Education Foundation to reinstate district physical education (P.E.) and library positions previously cut for the 2011-12 school year. “Thanks to the generosity of our community’s gifts to […]

Comments Off / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

AG clears auditor

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn

The Office of the California Attorney General will not pursue any action against El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn. “The 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury requested an investigation into the allegations and findings of its report in case GJ-14-12,” a brief news release from the county Chief Administrative Office states. “The Office of the California […]

No Comment / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom History Museum shows success for women wasn’t a ‘cinch’

Slaves to Fashion at the Folsom History Museum shows visitors how women freed themselves from restrictive corsets and entered the Modern Era. The washing machine radically changed women’s fashions in the early 20th century. Photo by Susan Laird

When society thinks of women’s liberation nowadays, images from the late ’60s and early ’70s come to mind. Vietnam. Burning brassieres. A world changed by the Space Race. An exhibit at the Folsom History Museum shows that the effort to free women from the bonds that actually bound them began much earlier. In the 1800s, […]

No Comment / July 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

SuperHuey — Not your normal tribute band

Huey Lewis-approved tribute band SuperHuey brings the near-real-deal talent to Town Center tomorrow night. Courtesy photo

Sherri Bergmann Village Life correspondent A special evening for real Huey Lewis fans is happening when SuperHuey — The Ultimate Huey Lewis Experience performs at the El Dorado Hills Town Center’s Live on the Boulevard Thursday, July 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The summer concert series is free. Huey Lewis and the News has carried the banner […]

No Comment / July 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Slip renters, McClintock fume over water policies

Folsom Lake boat slip renters must pull their boats out of the water Aug. 5, far earlier than expected. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Until the drought began five years ago, Folsom Lake Marina operator at Brown’s Ravine Ken Christensen said it was typical for boats to stay in rented slips until October, with 5 mph signs posted through December. For the past few years 675 slip renters have had to pull their boats out of the water well […]

9 Comments / July 13, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »



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