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EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 8-12

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Big haul Aug. 8: Thieves stole two vehicles and two trailers, as well as other items, from an El Dorado Hills Boulevard property. Open door Aug. 8: A thief entered an unlocked vehicle parked on Bairdsley Place and stole items. Double trouble Aug. 8: […]

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EDH Crime Watch: July 31 through Aug. 5

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burgled July 31: Someone broke into a White Rock Road home and stole several items. Left behind July 31: A man told deputies he accidentally left $700 at a Saratoga Way gas station. The money was gone upon his return. Door damaged Aug. 1: Someone vandalized […]

Comments Off / August 07, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Oak Ridge plays earn Elly nods

Otto Frank (Keith Walisa) comforts his daughter Anne (Delaney Kelleher) in Oak Ridge's spring 2014 production of the "Diary of Anne Frank." Walisa recently earned an Elly nomination for his role. Director Janet Henke said the young actor had "a tenderness" about him that boosted his performance. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Elly judges celebrated Oak Ridge High School’s productions of “The Sound of Music” and “The Diary of Anne Frank” with Elly nominations announced last week. Actor Ryan Van Overeem earned a supporting male nomination for his portrayal of Max Detweiler in the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical. “The Diary of Ann Frank” received five nominations: Keith Walisa, leading […]

Comments Off / August 07, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A year in America has changed Júlia’s life

Brazilian exchange student Júlia Garcia, kneeling, found her passion at Oak Ridge — theater. Here she's acting in "The King's New Threads." Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Rotary Youth Exchange student Júlia Garcia flew home late last month with a new goal — work in theater/films as an actress or behind the scenes. The 17-year-old didn’t have those opportunities in Brazil (acting lessons are very expensive, she said) and jumped at the chance to be on stage at Oak Ridge High School, where she […]

Comments Off / August 05, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: July 24-30

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vehicles damaged July 24: A vehicle was vandalized on Alexandra Drive and another was targeted on Town Center Boulevard. Missing ring July 24: A woman left her engagement ring in a tanning room at a Town Center business but when she returned to retrieve […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: July 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Out late July 1: Deputies detained several minors and arrested several adults after receiving a call that minors were drinking alcohol at a La Crescenta Drive home. Not yours July 2: A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property on Cambridge Road. Keyed […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

A worthy Eagle Scout project

Boy Scout Max Goldsworthy is collecting bicycles for children and adults. With help from Cycles 4 Hope, the Eagle Scout hopeful plans to restore the bikes and give them to the needy; a collection event will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, at the El Dorado Hills Raley's. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Eagle Scout prospect Max Goldsworthy knows that hard work and perseverance pay off and he wants other people to have the opportunities he’s had to lead a successful life. To that end, the 15-year-old has dedicated his Eagle Scout project to those less fortunate. He’s collecting used and unwanted bicycles, refurbishing them and giving them to people […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »