Familiar Faces

Familiar Faces: Former El Dorado Hills teacher continues helping youth through Hands4Hope

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Inga Buckendorf was a former elementary school teacher at Blue Oak. After teaching a variety of grades (fist through fifth and eighth) over the course ...

Familiar Faces: Former hog-calling champ singing different tune in El Dorado Hills

Connie Backers can remember as far back as 2 years old singing “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf,” and then singing in glee club in high school. She has fond ...

Familiar Faces: Recreation supervisor usually found at El Dorado Hills Senior Center

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Janet Kenneweg is the Recreation Supervisor for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District where she’s been since 1997 and manages the Senior Cente ...

Familiar Faces: El Dorado Hills' Silva Valley teacher has been at school for more than two decades

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Lynn Taylor is one of five teachers at Silva Valley to have witnessed the hundreds of excited kids streaming into Silva Valley Elementary School the very firs ...

Familiar Faces: Tennis pro was once ball boy for Jimmy Connors

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Rich Klingensmith, one of the area’s tennis professionals has been teaching tennis since the age of 14. He began instructing tiny tots at the Del Norte ...

Familiar Faces: Former London resident enjoying entrepreneurial life in El Dorado Hills

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Owner of Relish Burger and 36 Handles in El Dorado Hills, Richard Righton has his hands full. Although he sold the popular Bidwell Street Bistro nearly thr ...

Familiar Faces: Vietnam veteran puts effort into El Dorado Hills memorial park

John Cordova has been changed irreversibly by war. “Any combat veteran,” said Cordova, “who has had trigger time and has been asked to do something that’s ...

Familiar Faces: El Dorado Hills cancer survivor went from sewing wedding dresses to kneading dough

As early as 3:30 every morning, the aroma of freshly baked pastries and breads and coffee wafts through the air at the Bakerie & Latte Chateau Arme on Francisco Drive in El Dor ...

Familiar Faces: Family history spurs El Dorado Hills lady to focus on health

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Rebecca Gebo’s life centers around living a healthy lifestyle. She works as part time adjunct faculty with Los Rios Community College District teaching ...

Familiar Faces: El Dorado Hills artist went from roller hockey and Dr. Phil to teacher

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Jamie Lentzner has always had a creative streak which began with drawing at age 3. Her talents have developed into creating personalized wall décor and ...