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‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ premieres at Music Circus

Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre The 2016 season continues with the Music Circus premiere of the Tony Award-winning new musical comedy “Nice Work If You Can Get It.” Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara starred in this smash hit on Broadway in 2012. The song-and-dance spectacular features the music of George and Ira Gershwin in a […]

No Comment / August 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

App has kids, adults on the go

El Dorado Hills brothers Cole Riley, left, and Caden Riley play Pokémon Go while walking down Town Center Boulevard last Friday. El Dorado Hills Town Center is a virtual gold mine for those playing the game. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Though Pokémon Go was only released July 6, the location-based, real-time video game app has spread across the country and El Dorado Hills, with people of all ages playing to collect upward of 200 Pokémon characters. My 12-year-old son took me on a tour of El Dorado Hills to see just where the characters pop […]

Comments Off / July 20, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Students get hands-on history lesson

Oak Ridge juniors Ryan Hurst, Parker Doshier, Shri Shankar and Maddie King, back row left to right, and Lilly Alcozy, Binwant Kahlon and Kelly Ryoo, front row left to right, recently presented research papers on Clarksville and early El Dorado Hills at the El Dorado Hills Library. The students collaborated with members of the Clarksville Region Historical Society, a partnership both sides said they hope continues to keep local history alive. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

How do we keep local history alive? In an attempt to bridge the gap between generations, members of the Clarksville Region Historical Society mentored Oak Ridge students from Matt Hodgins’ AP U.S. History class during the course of the school year. Mentors who know the history of the Clarksville region (a pre-cursor to El Dorado […]

Comments Off / May 18, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 5-11

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Lost wallet March 5: A wallet was reported lost on Latrobe Road. Trouble at school March 6: Two teens reportedly got into a fight on Harvard Way. No one was arrested. Break-in March 6: A vehicle burglary was reported on Harvard Way. Found wallet March […]

Comments Off / March 12, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 8-14

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Bad influence Jan. 8: Deputies arrested a 19-year-old man who allegedly gave marijuana to minors and smoked with them at a Valley View Parkway residence. Burgled Jan. 8: Someone broke into a vehicle parked on Rimini Way. Fight Jan. 9: Deputies responded to a […]

Comments Off / January 15, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

New mill ready to inspire new memories

Trusses for the roof and other framing on the brand-new replica sawmill were completed in September, and it is now ready for visitors. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The new replica of the sawmill where James Marshall discovered gold in 1848 is ready for its close-up. So get up close and check it out, maybe even pretend you are the one who stuck a hand in the water of the tailrace at Capt. John Sutter’s lumber mill and pulled out a shiny pebble […]

Comments Off / December 15, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 22-26

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Package swiped Nov. 22: Someone stole a package left on a Beckett Drive home’s doorstep. Mail gone Nov. 23: A thief broke into a Mormon Island Drive community mailbox and stole mail. Not amusing Nov. 23: Burglars broke into a Muse Drive home and […]

Comments Off / December 01, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »



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