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Cancer a life-changer for local orthodontist

Orthodontist Jeffrey Kwong. Courtesy photo

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month El Dorado Hills orthodontist Jeffrey Kwong will give free braces to a deserving person in the greater community impacted by cancer, something that Kwong said is deeply personal. When he was 12 years old Kwong’s parents announced to him and his younger sister that their mother had breast cancer. […]

No Comment / October 25, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County photographers get carded

Laura Newell El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce The California Welcome Center and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce are announcing the three winners of a recent photo contest featuring photographs taken around scenic El Dorado County. The winning photos will be used as postcards that are sold in the California Welcome Center Gift Shop […]

No Comment / October 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Finding music in silence

Eric Presnall, who grew up in El Dorado Hills, is premiering his short film, "Amusia" Oct. 13 at Tower Theatre in Sacramento. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Sherri Bergman Village Life correspondent “Music is the language of mankind,”— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) Eric Presnall, an actor, producer, writer and director who grew up in El Dorado Hills, has been working to make this statement a vision with his new short film “Amusia.” Since he was ten years old, Presnall has been busy making […]

No Comment / October 10, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Supervisors, public take Measure E 101

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors hosted a nearly four-hour presentation along with public comment on the recently voter-approved Measure E. Tuesday’s board workshop clarified a number of points the measure includes but left several yet to be explored. Focused primarily on differences between existing policies and those contained in Measure E’s language, deputy […]

Comments Off / August 14, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Viewpoint looks at national treasures and parks


On Aug. 25 the U.S. National Park Service turns 100. Viewpoint Photographic Art Center in Sacramento is celebrating this landmark anniversary with two exhibits on display through Sept. 3 at its J Street location. In the Main Gallery, the exhibit focus is on California National Parks, with inspirational works by three photographers. The exhibit will highlight our beautiful California […]

Comments Off / August 11, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Join the celebration of 50 years of imagination at work

"Life" by Linda Heath Clark

Placerville Arts Association News release “Creativity is putting your imagination to work and it’s produced the most extraordinary results in human culture.” — Ken Robinson Some very extraordinary results in human culture have been happening for 50 years in Placerville and El Dorado County. Placerville Arts Association is very excited and proud to display the exciting […]

Comments Off / August 11, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Public Health offering back-to-school childhood immunizations

New state law goes into full effect this school year The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Public Health Nursing Division reminds parents to plan now for the coming school year by ensuring their child is up-to- date on required immunizations. For those families without a health care provider, Public Health is now offering low-cost back-to- school […]

Comments Off / July 20, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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