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Elder abuse suspect nabbed in Latrobe

Elder abuse suspect Charles Bigby sits in the back of a patrol car after his arrest Sunday. Courtesy image

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Latrobe man on suspicion of elder abuse Sunday. Charles Bigby, 47, was in custody at the El Dorado County Jail at press time yesterday. He’s accused of three misdemeanors, including assaulting his elderly mother and father, both of whom are housebound due to medical conditions, according to sheriff’s […]

1 Comment / June 27, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: June 9-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: June 9 10:40 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Brackenwood Place. Suspect(s) broke out window and stole a stereo. 4:42 p.m. Vehicle vandalism was reported in El Dorado Hills Town Center. 11:23 p.m. Deputies arrested a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of public intoxication […]

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EDH Crime Watch: June 2-8

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: June 2 10:12 p.m. A woman reported animal cruelty on Bantry Place. June 3 9:11 a.m. A cell phone was reported lost on Valley View Parkway. Its owner reported that she tracked the missing phone to a Sacramento address. 4:07 p.m. An unidentified man reportedly […]

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Former ORHS coach arrested

Michael Martis

The Sacramento Police Department announced the arrest of former Oak Ridge High School coach Michael Martis Friday. The 57-year-old is accused of having a sexual relationship with a St. Francis Catholic High School student. Martis served as the Sacramento high school’s softball coach before he transferred to El Dorado Hills, where he coached for one season. “Oak […]

1 Comment / June 13, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

UPDATED: 2016 Primary Election results

Who will be victorious as the votes are tallied? Which ballot initiatives will pass? See results below. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Unofficial Election Night final report – all 102 precincts reporting El Dorado County Supervisor District 1 (top two will compete in the November General Election) Alan Day — 11.63% Steve Ferry — 18.94% Beth Gaines — 25.58% John Hidahl — 23.17% Noelle Mattock — 20.51% District 2 Shiva Frentzen — 60.47% Dave Pratt — 37.99% District 3 Carol Louis — 27.89% […]

2 Comments / June 07, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 26 through June 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: May 26 6:01 p.m. Jewelry was reported stolen from a Hampshire Place home. 6:46 p.m. A juvenile reportedly admitted to vandalism on White Rock Road. May 27 10:23 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Village Green Drive. 10:51 a.m. A second vehicle burglary was […]

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Fire damages two buildings

Flames can be seen through the trees at an office fire in El Dorado Hills Sunday night. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills firefighters battled a Sunday evening blaze that destroyed an outbuilding and damaged a dentist’s office. The call came in at 8:19 p.m. and crews quickly responded to the St. Andrews Drive location. “Firefighters arrived to find a fully involved outbuilding, which had already spread into the attic of the dentist office,” said […]

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