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Let it flow: Craft beer takes Main Street Placerville

Brewfest A RGB

Ales, lagers, pilsners, Hefeweizen, Belgian-style—there is a wealth of beer coming to the 15th Bell Tower Brewfest on June 27 in downtown Placerville. So much to choose from with over 40 different breweries represented and the range from pale lagers to the darkest stout. Which beer style are you? The style of beer you like might depend […]

Comments Off / June 17, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Teen Court in Placerville invites new participants

The El Dorado County Teen Court program in Placerville is now recruiting new student participants for the fall program. El Dorado County students in eighth through 12th grade are invited to attend the Teen Court volunteer training from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, in El Dorado County Superior Court, 495 Main St. […]

Comments Off / August 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local brings new film to Placerville

Placerville native Todd Huffman will bring his latest film, “Penton: The John Penton Story,” to Regal Cinemas Placerville’s Stadium 8 Movie Theater on July 23 After two extremely well-received premieres in Cleveland and Hollywood, plus openings around the country, “Penton: The John Penton Story,” is being released in limited markets nationally. John Penton is motorcycle pioneer […]

Comments Off / July 15, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Best Assisted Living Facility: Eskaton Village Placerville

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado County residents who need a helping hand when they get older have found the perfect place. Eskaton Village Placerville’s assisted living facility is second to none, according to Village Life readers. Residents Felice Despotakis, Marilyn Lonbaken and Ruth Woodrell couldn’t agree more. “It’s always so clean and the staff is very good,” Felice said. Marilyn […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2014 | Posted in Best of 2013 | Read More »

Dream the dream … ‘Les Mis’ comes to Placerville

Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The French Revolution is coming to Placerville, and Imagination Theater is ready. The cast and crew have been manning the bulwarks, creating a set design that promises to capture the sprawling tale of love and honor against a backdrop of political uprising, encompassing a wide range of human emotions as they present “Les Miserables,” the […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Placerville concert lets freedom ring

On Veterans Day weekend, Placerville’s Edwin Markham School will host Camerata California Chamber Choir and VITA Chamber Orchestra presenting their critically acclaimed program “Let Freedom Ring.” The program includes “Lincoln Lyrics,” which includes poetry by Edwin Markham, the famous Placerville poet and educator from the 1800s for whom the school is named. Markham’s poetry was […]

Comments Off / October 27, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Teen Court in Placerville invites new participants

Volunteer training is scheduled at 6 p.m., Sept. 12 El Dorado County students in grades eight through 12 are invited to participate in the juvenile justice system through the Teen Court program. Volunteer training will be held Sept. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. in El Dorado County Superior Court, 495 Main St. in Placerville. […]

Comments Off / August 29, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

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