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Serrano election pits homeowners against developer

At last year’s Serrano Owners Association meet the candidates forum the number of attendees could be counted on one hand. Last week, approximately 150 residents packed the El Dorado Hills Library’s meeting room for the same event. This year’s election will fill three open seats on a five-person board and marks the first time none of the candidates is a […]

1 Comment / April 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Laughs, love make ‘Mamma Mia!’ a can’t-miss musical

The laughter and love of "Mamma Mia!" come to Harris Center for the Arts Feb. 9-11. Photo by Kevin Thomas Garcia.

FOLSOM — A mother … a daughter … three possible dads … and a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! More than 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make “Mamma Mia!” the ultimate feel-good show, and Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom is pleased to be part […]

Comments Off / February 01, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

South 1 season gets under way

Oak Ridge junior Dallas Diel makes a run down the hill during the South 1 race last week. The Trojans skiers took first place in giant slolom. Photo by Annika Anderson, AAnderson Photography

OLYMPIC VALLEY — Making up for lost ground, South 1 Division alpine racers shifted to Alpine Meadows for a Slalom/Giant Slalom doubleheader Tuesday. Individually, Ponderosa’s Tori Castaneda was a dual winner, posting large margins over second place. Teamwise, the Lady Bruins, led by Castaneda, Morgan Minch, Cora Nuttall and Rylee Anderson, took first in each […]

Comments Off / January 28, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sites, vans, drivers needed for homeless

Being homeless when the sun is shining and the temperatures are in the 80s is one thing; being homeless when it’s snowing or raining and the temperatures are in the 30s is a whole other thing. For the past six years, faith-based organizations around El Dorado County have collaborated to provide nomadic shelters from November […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hands4Hope collects ton of food, literally

Andrea, Desiree and Hudson Clark hosted a food drive in their Stonebriar Neighborhood as part of Hands4Hope's efforts to help the Twin Lakes Food Bank. Courtesy photo

During the last two weeks of October, Hands4Hope hosted a fall food drive to benefit Twin Lakes Food Bank in Folsom, which provides services to people in need from El Dorado Hills to Orangevale. “The generosity of this community will be able to help so many families in need,” wrote Twin Lakes Food Bank Director Tammy […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Joint barre, indoor cycling studios get people moving

FitRIDE instructor Claire Alano leads her students in a class. Members spin with their lower body as they target the upper body with free weights. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

There’s a new exercise craze offered at thebodybar(re) and fitRIDE, partnering El Dorado Hills exercise studios that share more than just a lobby. Members are encouraged to shape, sculpt and tone with the barre method, alternating the next day with a variety of high-intensity, spinning “party on a bike” classes across the hall at fitRIDE. […]

Comments Off / November 09, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Troy defeats mixed Broncos’ squad

Behind Will Kirk’s team-high four goals, Oak Ridge picked up a key 14-5 victory over visiting Bella Vista Monday at the CSD pool in El Dorado Hills. For the record, the Trojans faced two opponents. Due to a scheduling mishap, the Bronco varsity didn’t enter the water until the third quarter. Oak Ridge, using all its […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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