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Cameron Park Crime Watch: February 2015

The following information comes from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Mail mischief Feb. 1: Someone damaged a Country Club Drive cluster mailbox and stole mail. Deputies did discover some discarded mail and returned the letters to recipients. Break-in Feb. 1: A residential burglary was reported on Dove Meadow Court. Double hit Feb. 1: Thieves broke […]

No Comment / February 26, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 19-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Boring movie Feb. 19: An 18-year-old man reportedly passed out in the movie theatre. He was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication. Attacked or not? Feb. 19: A 32-year-old man on Busselton Way reported being attacked by a masked assailant, who allegedly hit the […]

No Comment / February 26, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Take a hike

Looking for a place where you and Fido can get some exercise? Check out these local trails: New York Creek Trail: This 1.6-mile dirt trail starts at the El Dorado Hills Community Service’s District’s Community Park and ends at Art Weisberg Park on Francisco Drive, across the street from Jackson Elementary School. * Source: El Dorado […]

No Comment / February 25, 2015 | Posted in Life in the Hills | Read More »

The vet knows best

Dr. Penny Hodge Last August, Dr. Hodge joined MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital. Hodge previously worked in Stockton for 19 years. She takes patients of the canine and feline variety and said she loves working with animals and tackling the day’s unique challenges. Hodge earned her degree at UC Davis in 1990. She grew up around animals […]

No Comment / February 25, 2015 | Posted in Life in the Hills | Read More »

This labor of love changes many lives

Guide Dogs for the Blind puppy raiser Karrie Kinsella keeps Vicki's focus during a training session outside. The six-month-old yellow Lab will stay with Kinsella for several more months before heading off to her next round of training in San Rafael. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

By Noel Stack Managing editor O pening your home to a new puppy invites challenge after challenge … mess after mess. But for some families, this labor of love isn’t about having a new pet; it’s about giving back. Guide Dogs for the Blind puppy trainer Karrie Kinsella knows the routine well. She’s training her […]

No Comment / February 25, 2015 | Posted in Life in the Hills | Read More »

Bill Warns joins the century club

On Feb. 26, Bill Warns will celebrate his 100th birthday. The longtime El Dorado Hills resident is seen here with daughter Carol Dunlop, left, and his wife Helen. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

What’s the secret to living to 100 years old? Bill Warns had to think about it for a minute and then said, “Drink water … no whiskey and no cigarettes.” Thursday, Bill joins the century club. He was born on Feb. 26, 1915, in Illinois and grew up on a farm in the Prairie State […]

1 Comment / February 23, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

And the award goes to …

Mother Lode Rehabilitation Enterprises Executive Director Susie Davies, left, accepts MORE's well-deserved Community Service Business of the Year award with emcee Stephanie McGann-Jantzen and Kevin Barri with Wells Fargo, which received the honor last year. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Forget the Oscars, the real awards celebration took place Thursday night as the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce honored exceptional local businesses and community members. Awards presented Ambassador of the Year — Trish Tratos Home-Based Business of the Year — Carrera Productions Start-Up Business of the Year — Gold Country Run + Sport Small […]

No Comment / February 22, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »