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Last Login: Wed May 13 11:51:47 2015

How does your garden grow?

Dick and Carolyn Bregard’s garden is filled with pops of color. Their garden and six others are on this year’s Gardens of the Hills tour, May 16 & 17. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Like any typical new yard, trial and error often dictate what will grow best. But Dick and Carolyn Bregard’s yard is anything but typical. Their nearly 1.7-acre Serrano spread is a colorful, gorgeous wonderland where 100-year-old olive trees effortlessly mingle with newly planted flowers, mandarin trees, roses and so much more. Garden lovers who take […]

No Comment / May 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 23-29

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Taken April 23: A theft was reported on Post Street. Suspects were caught on security cameras but weren’t immediately identified. Family feud April 25: A Promontory Point Drive resident told deputies his sone vandalized the property and assaulted him. Open door April 25: A thief […]

No Comment / May 03, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: April 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Unfair April 2: A Catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle parked on Fairway Drive. Warranted April 2: Deputies arrested a 26-year-old man who had an outstanding warrant on Cameron Park Drive. Another one April 3: Thieves stole a vehicle’s catalytic converter on Quad Lane. […]

No Comment / April 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

UPDATE: Fire board director arrested

Doug Hus

El Dorado Hills Fire Board Director Doug Hus was arrested on suspicion of felony battery with serious bodily injury on April 28. Hus, 54, reportedly hit a 51-year-old man multiple times in the face during an argument in an El Dorado Hills neighborhood. The victim is the husband of Hus’ ex wife, according to information released […]

No Comment / April 30, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Best Pizza: Pete’s Brewhouse

When it’s family time, it’s pizza time. In El Dorado Hills, that means a trip to Pete’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, where the pizzas are hand-tossed, New York-Style with fresh whole-milk mozzarella and Pete’s famous red sauce, which uses only all-natural tomatoes with no added preservatives. On top of that sauce and cheese, customers can add […]

No Comment / April 29, 2015 | Posted in Best of 2014 | Read More »

Best Hospital: Mercy Hospital of Folsom

Mercy Hospital of Folsom is a growing general acute care hospital providing medical surgical, intensive care, emergency, obstetrics and rehabilitation services to the communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. The hospital has 106 licensed acute-care beds, and a 25-bed Emergency Department. The compassionate team provides patient services ranging from outpatient surgery […]

No Comment / April 29, 2015 | Posted in Best of 2014 | Read More »

Best Burger: Hop House

The secret to a great burger? It’s all in the meat, according to Hop House owner Jason Enyeart. “We use a special blend,” Enyeart said of his secret meat mixture, which is never frozen. “Then we hand-patty them.” Enyeart also gives credit to the bun which, he said, “makes a huge difference.” Hop House chefs butter […]

No Comment / April 29, 2015 | Posted in Best of 2014 | Read More »