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Enjoying the great outdoors

Resting while he can — Hiker Shawn Burton takes a seat outside Bella Bru. The El Dorado Hills outdoor enthusiast will soon be on his feet trekking the entire Tahoe Rim Trail. Village life photo by Noel Stack

Shawn Burton will enjoy a quiet 42nd birthday this week — no noisemakers or singing unless a woodpecker and a mountain chickadee join the party. Checking off a “must do” from his bucket list, the business development manager from El Dorado Hills plans to hike the entire Tahoe Rim Trail. He started his journey near […]

No Comment / October 06, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH author turns idea into imaginative novel

Author Jordan George recently released a soft-cover version of his sci-fi/fantasy novel "Brothers of Trust." The 19-year-old was born and raised in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

At 15, Jordan George decided to write a short story. His nomad warrior Aspheric would go on a quest. Four years later that adventure has turned into a published 130,000-word sci-fi/fantasy novel, “Brothers of Trust: Winds of Fate,” available at Face in a Book in El Dorado Hills, Book Barn in Folsom and online at amazon.com […]

1 Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 26 through Oct. 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Got meds? Sept. 26: Someone stole medication left in a vehicle parked on Sophia Parkway. Scary threats Sept. 27: Deputies arrested a 22-year-old man who allegedly threatened to kill his Patterson Way landlord. Missing something? Sept. 27: A necklace was found in the Park […]

No Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Student of the Month: Abigail Brown

Congratulations Abgail — BUSD Superintendent David Roth, RUSD Superintendent David Swart, Marina Village Principal George Tapanes, Mom Laura Brown, Dad Justin Brown and sister Sarah Brown, back row left to right, celebrate Abigail Brown's Student of the Month award. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Marina Village eighth-grader Abigail Brown has a full schedule but school counselor Myrna Harp noted, “She’s never too busy to lend a helping hand.” For this and many other reasons the 13-year-old received the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Student of the Month award Wednesday morning. Nominated by Harp, Abigail was commended for her […]

No Comment / October 02, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Eagle Scout spruces up Marina Village

Preston Jamieson

Marina Village students have a new place to catch up on their texting between classes thanks to an Eagle Scout who followed in his big brother’s footsteps. Last month Preston Jamieson, 14, and his work crew (fellow Scouts, friends and family) installed a new bench at the El Dorado Hills middle school, turning a barren hillside into […]

No Comment / October 02, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: September 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Hit and run Sept. 1: A Driver fled the scene of a Coach Lane crash in which he backed into a parked car. The suspect was alter located and arrested. Cash grab Sept. 1: A 20-year-old man allegedly grabbed cash out of a man’s […]

No Comment / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 20-24

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Does not compute Sept. 20: Someone stole a laptop and projector from a Wilson Boulevard apartment complex’s parking lot. Just grand Sept. 20: A Malcolm Dixon Road resident reported a grand theft. Pretty petty Sept. 20: A Cinnamon Teal Way resident reported a petty […]

No Comment / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »