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Dave Brady gives 100 percent (and then some)

El Dorado Hills Fire Battalion Chief Dave Brady loves problem solving, teaching and learning — attributes that earned him the Firefighter of the Year award. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills Fire Department Battalion Chief Dave Brady confessed that he’s known as someone who “generally works too much.” That’s understandable given his job, or should we say jobs. For more than a year, Brady, 40, has served as the A Shift battalion chief; he’s also responsible for testing new hires and those seeking promotions […]

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EDH Crime Log: March 26 through April 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandal strikes March 26: Someone scratched a vehicle’s paint on Robert J Mathews Parkway. Suspect ID’d March 26: A 21-year-old man is suspected of theft and vandalism at a Valley View Parkway apartment. Unruly student March 27: Deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy who allegedly […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: March 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Caught March 1: Deputies arrested a 24-year-old man on Coach Lane after discovering the suspect had an outstanding warrant. He also faces theft-related charges. TV-less trip March 1: Someone stole a TV from a travel trailer parked on Cameron Park Drive. Can’t compute March 2: […]

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EDH Crime Watch: March 21-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Popped March 21: Someone punctured a vehicle’s tires while the car was parked on Embarcadero Drive. Robbed March 21: An unidentified man stole approximately $1,6000 from a Town Center business’ cash register. Private property March 21: Deputies cited a 17-year-old boy in Beatty Drive […]

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Dry Diggings Distillery will lift your spirits

Dry Diggings Distillery owners Cris Steller, left, and Gordon Helm recently opened their craft distillery in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Had they known then what they know now, Cris Steller and Gordon Helm confessed that they probably wouldn’t have made the career move that transformed Steller’s office into an Old West saloon. They didn’t know it would take years to turn “Why couldn’t we?” into “We did it.” Raise a shot glass to that, and […]

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EDH Crime Watch: March 12-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Going nowhere March 12: Someone cut a vehicle’s fuel lines on Windplay Drive. Pay the fare March 12: A 23-year-old man allegedly fled without paying his taxi driver on Town Center Boulevard. Break-in March 14: Someone broke into an Oak Ridge High School utility […]

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EDH Crime Watch: March 5-11

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Lost wallet March 5: A wallet was reported lost on Latrobe Road. Trouble at school March 6: Two teens reportedly got into a fight on Harvard Way. No one was arrested. Break-in March 6: A vehicle burglary was reported on Harvard Way. Found wallet March […]

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