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Cameron Park author writes riveting crime drama

"Left for Dead" by Howard C. Jencks, published April 2012, Xlibris Corporation, 242 pgs., hardback, softcover and ebook versions available Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble.com.

From homicide to human trafficking and drug cartels, Howard Jencks’ first novel “Left for Dead” moves from Tahoe to Southern California and reaches across the border into Mexico as Det. Michael Garrett moves from one bad situation to the next. In this crime novel, no one is safe and the action just keeps coming— right […]

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Directors called ‘pinheads’ before adopting budget

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors adopted a 2012-13 budget at its meeting June 20 but not before directors got an earful from a resident questioning their sanity. Resident Bill Carey placed a sign in front of the podium that read, “McNiel, are you of sound mind tonite?” while David Gelbert chastised board […]

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Amy Silverbush ‘aims high’

2012 Ponderosa High School graduate Amy Silverbush left June 27 for Colorado Springs, Colo., to  join the United States Air Force Academy. Silverbush is one of 1,200 freshmen entering the academy for the 2012-13 school year, according to her acceptance letter. The daughter of Brad and Kristen Silverbush said she’s not certain how many girls […]

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Alleged cockfighting operation busted in Shingle Springs

El Dorado County Animal Services, with the assistance of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deparment, is investigating what appears to be a game cock breeding and conditioning operation at a residence in Shingle Springs. Game birds are used in illegal cockfighting operations. About 75 game birds were found on the Shingle Springs property June 27 […]

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EDMT hosts summer intensive

El Dorado Musical Theatre announces its Summer Theater Intensive, July 23-27, a rigorous five-day experience designed to give young performers (13 and older) who love musical theater the opportunity to learn directly from experienced Broadway and industry professionals. Each day includes instruction on acting, vocals, and jazz and tap dance. Special skills classes will cover […]

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EDH Crime Watch: June 21-27

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: CSD hit June 21: Vandalism to El Dorado Hills Community Services District property on Lassen Lane was reported. Vehicle break in June 21: Someone stole items from a vehicle parked on Monte Verde Drive. Tipsy June 21: Deputies arrested a 47-year-old man on Town […]

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A shy beauty finds her voice

Miss Teen Sacramento Merrin Casl, 13, of El Dorado Hills says being honest is the best way to impress the judges. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Newly crowned Miss Teen Sacramento Merrin Casl confessed she’s not very good at interviews. But the redheaded ballet dancer’s straight talk with judges at the recent competition won the crown in her division. Though, it should be noted, she’s a little shy when talking about it with the local press. “She’s just real,” said proud […]

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