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Gertsch bows out with dignity

Guy Gertsch

At 10:10 pm on election night Guy Gertsch submitted the following concession statement to Village Life. Earlier in the day he’d been spotted on the side of the road, delivering encouragement by way of a bearhug to challenger Terry Crumpley, who defeated him that evening, an irony that wouldn’t bother him in the least. Genuine […]

2 Comments / November 07, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Huber reflects on time in Assembly

Alyson Huber and Tony Mansour

Assemblywoman Alyson Huber recently reflected on the highs and lows of four whirlwind years in state politics that ends on Dec. 6. A mix of liberal and conservative supporters turned out on Oct. 1 for a farewell reception hosted by Tony Mansour, Kevin Nagle, The Parker Development Company and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of […]

1 Comment / October 17, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sky Mote

Thousands of people lined the streets in El Dorado Hills to honor Staff Sgt. Sky Mote on his final journey home Thursday evening. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Comments Off / August 17, 2012 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

People Talk: Where was your childhood park?

 

Comments Off / March 18, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Check fixeid.org’s facts

Reporter Mike Roberts of El Dorado Hills Village Life characterized the fixeid.org web authors as watchdogs. The analogy is apt: They’re vicious and dangerous to both EID and its customers. I’ve begun a new section on www.sierrafoot.org titled “What’s wrong with FIXEID.” The main part in terms of size of content is a reference section, slightly over […]

Comments Off / March 05, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Backroads: Local angels step up

In the third and final episode of Village Life reporter Mike Roberts’ reflection on gratitude, he recaps local friends and professionals who were instrumental in getting his 87-year-old mother Martha, who suffers advanced COPD, moved across country and settled in Placerville. Anyone within earshot of me from August through December of 2011 heard about my mother’s […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Backroads: Moving Martha to Placerville

In part two of Backroads, columnist Mike Roberts’ three-part reflection on gratitude, his 87-year old mother, suffering with COPD in Illinois, agrees to give up her independence. Getting Martha to Placerville requires a team effort. Late in November, with Mom just three days out of rehab (pulmonary rehab, not Charlie Sheen rehab), and me back […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

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