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Smoked in: Butte Fire leaves El Dorado County in a haze

Helicopters contracted to fight the Butte Fire were grounded due to heavy smoke Sunday morning. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Though the Butte Fire has not burned one inch of land in El Dorado County, it’s effecting everyone who lives here. Thick smoke has replaced blue sky, forcing sporting event cancellation and limiting visibility. And while many opted out of outdoor activities these last few days, smoke didn’t completely ruin everyone’s weekend. Saturday, more than 200 people participated in Marshall Medical […]

1 Comment / September 14, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 4-9

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s report: Sept. 4 12:38 p.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Salmon Falls Road. Sept. 5 4:15 a.m. Someone forced entry into a Raleigh Way home while the homeowners were out of town. Nothing appeared to be stolen. 9:45 p.m. Deputies observed a juvenile discarding […]

Comments Off / September 10, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Fire displaces EDH family

Thick smoke billows from a burning El Dorado Hills home. Courtesy photo

A Waterman Court home was severely damaged after an accidental fire on Sept. 3. “El Dorado Hills firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and fire showing from multiple windows of a single story residential house,” Division Chief Mike Lilienthal said. “Firefighters initiated an interior attack to extinguish the fire.” No people were injured but one pet rabbit died in […]

Comments Off / September 08, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Log: Aug. 27 through Sept. 2

The following information comes from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 27 10:15 a.m. Someone broke a vehicle’s window on Sophia Parkway. 4:07 p.m. Vehicle vandalism was reported on Park Drive. 8:21 p.m. A Marina View Drive resident reported several items stolen from her home. Aug. 28 4:14 p.m. Presumed stolen mail was found in […]

Comments Off / September 05, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 20-26

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 20 8:40 a.m. Someone stole the key to an SUV while a student was in school on Harvard Way. 10:46 a.m. A Valley View Parkway resident reported theft from his locked vehicle and unlocked garage. 10:52 a.m. A theft from a vehicle was reported […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: August 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 1 7:06 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Garden Circle. 3:01 p.m. Deputies cited a 36-year-old man for alleged possession of marijuana and a controlled substance on Green Valley Road. Aug. 2 8:25 a.m. Someone stole items and damaged property at a Durock Road business. Aug. 4 […]

Comments Off / August 27, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 14-19

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 14 3:27 a.m. Deputies arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication on Town Center Boulevard. 11:41 a.m. Vandalism to a hydration system was reported on Fernwood Drive. 1:16 p.m. A burglary was reported on Golden Foothill Parkway. 1:48 p.m. Two bicycles […]

Comments Off / August 20, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »