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Student of the Month: Aidan McDuff

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills Rotarians presented Brooks Elementary fifth-grader Aidan McDuff with April’s Student of the Month award. “This young man is just a wonderful service to our school and his fellow students,” said teacher Erick Nordquist said. Aidan, 11, said he likes math and also helps with conflict resolution. He studies hard and quietly works in […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

My turn: Dispelling the stigma and myths about mental illness

Chances are you know someone with mental illness. It could be a friend, family member, neighbor or acquaintance. Studies show that about one in four people will experience some kind of mental health issue in their lifetime. Mental illness is actually quite common, and yet we as a society seem to be uncomfortable even discussing […]

No Comment / March 30, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Pondo turns stage into ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Seymour (Mason Bergenholtz), left, presents to Audrey (Ashley Arbis) and Mushnik (Jason Block), a strange and interesting new plant that he is sure will attract business to the flower shop. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

“The Plant” and its voracious appetite come to life this spring as the Ponderosa High School Drama Department presents “Little Shop of Horrors.” Don’t get attached to these actors; your favorite on-stage star will likely end up as dinner before the show ends. Like poor Audrey, played by Ashley Arbis. This leading lady secretly loves Seymour, […]

No Comment / March 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 20-26

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: In the bush March 20: Marijuana and drug paraphernalia was found in a Dunwood Drive bush. Busted March 20: Deputies on Park Drive arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of possessing marijuana and possessing marijuana for sale. Possible charges related to child endangerment could […]

No Comment / March 27, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: March 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Illegal cargo March 1: Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Fairway Drive and during a consented search of the vehicle reportedly found a white crystalline substance. A 36-year-old man as arrested. House full of trouble March 2: Four people at a Cambridge Road home […]

No Comment / March 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Get outside, be active and do some spring cleaning

Spring is here at the Cameron Park Community Services district has plenty of activities to keep people busy. On April 12 it will be a Dog Day Afternoon at the recently completed off leash dog park located at Hacienda Park. Celebrate with the Cameron Park CSD and El Dorado Dog Owner Guide during the grand opening […]

No Comment / March 26, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Latrobe annexation moving forward

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s annexation of the Latrobe Fire Protection District continues to progress, with the process now in the hands of El Dorado County’s Local Agency Formation Commission. Earlier this year, the El Dorado Hills and Latrobe fire boards voted to proceed with annexation. If all goes as planned, El Dorado Hills would […]

No Comment / March 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »