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Freehill brothers ride to glory

Nate and Ty Freehill practice for the upcoming motocross season. The El Dorado Hills borthers recently won first place in their respective categories at a national arenacross championship. Photo by Diane Orciuoli

Without a doubt, 11-year-old Ty Freehill wants to become a professional arenacross/motocross racer. His little brother Nate, 8, has racing dreams too. Both El Dorado Hills riders came one step closer to going pro last month when they earned first place in their respective age categories at the AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championships in Las Vegas. […]

No Comment / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

Raise a glass; help the community

Steve and Bea Grace, left, owners of Grace Patriot Wines in Placerville, share their top wines with Ginny and Chris Bayuk of Placerville during last year’s Wine at Town Center event. Grace Patriot and many other wineries will be back this year for the 20th annual Wine at Town Center fundraiser sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills. Photo by Laurie Edwards

Giving back to the community takes many forms. Some volunteer at a soup kitchen or senior center; some help their child’s teacher at school or host a bake sale to buy library books; and some raise a glass. Over the past 20 years, El Dorado County residents and other guests have raised their glasses and hundreds of […]

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

EDH Crime Watch: May 28 through June 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:  Fight May 28: A battery was reported on Park Drive. No one was arrested. Too much May 28: Deputies arrested a suspect on suspicion of public intoxication and possession of anabolic steroids on Town Center Boulevard. Bike gone May 29: Someone stole a bicycle […]

No Comment / June 04, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

CHP Officer of the Year

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President John Knight stands with Officer of the Year Ian Hoey and CHP Commander Craig Root, left to right. VIllage Life photo by Noel Stack

Taking a proactive approach to law enforcement, California Highway Patrol Officer Ian Hoey has reached out to El Dorado County’s most rural neighborhoods and built relationships that improve resident/law enforcement relations. His community resource program has made a huge difference said CHP Commander Craig Root, Placerville office. “What one officer has done is incredible,” Root […]

No Comment / June 01, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 23-27

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight May 23: A woman reported a battery on Latigo Way. Ex-tra mad May 23: A Valley View Parkway resident reported that her estranged husband slashed three of her vehicle’s tires. Searched and seized May 24: Deputies arrested a 37-year-old man and a 32-year-old […]

No Comment / May 31, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: May 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Mailbox mischief May 1: Someone pried open a locked mailbox on Merrywood Drive. Un-neighborly May 1: A La Canada Court resident reported that while his neighbor was driving, he swerved his vehicle toward the reporting party. Busted May 1: Deputies arrested a 21-year-old man […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Station 84 in the home stretch

Station 84 construction will wrap up in a few months. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts might have jinxed it. As he recently drove to Fire Station 84 he said construction was on schedule … “We’re probably going to be done early.” Opening the new station can’t come soon enough for a construction weary neighborhood and firefighters currently working out of a nearby shopping […]

Comments Off / May 21, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »