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Best Flooring, Best Interior Design Services: BI Design Studio

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Creating a beautiful home requires vision, planning and quality products. For the last four years, local residents have found everything they need at BI Design Studio, where owners Craig and Alexandra Badolian, along with their staff, have the product variety and experience to turn a room into a masterpiece. Their flooring selection includes fine wool carpets, […]

No Comment / April 18, 2013 | Posted in Best of 2012 | Read More »

Best Frozen Yogurt – Yogaberry

Photo by Noel Stack

Where in El Dorado Hills can you find Captain Crunch frozen yogurt? Ask Darcee Rotz, owner of Yogaberry in Town Center. She loves creating new frozen yogurt flavors. Next time you stop by the shop ask about salted caramel; you won’t be able to put down the spoon. “We’re making green apple right now to go with the […]

No Comment / April 18, 2013 | Posted in Best of 2012 | Read More »

Best Casino, Best Asian Restaurant, Best Romantic Dining Spot: Red Hawk Casino

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El Dorado County plays dines at Red Hawk Casino, where jackpots flow and the food is served up hot and delicious. “Since its opening in December 2008, Red Hawk Casino has been providing its guests with superior gaming, entertainment and dining experiences,” said Bryan deLugo, Red Hawk Casino general manager. “These awards are a result […]

No Comment / April 18, 2013 | Posted in Best of 2012 | Read More »

Firefighter of the Year: Matt Belleci

Fire Chief Dave Roberts, left, and Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Wayne Lowery, right, join Firefighter of the Year Matt Belleci. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills firefighter/engineer Matt Belleci undertook a massive project last year, planning a large-scale training exercise in the community’s Lakehills neighborhood. involving dozens of agencies and hundreds of residents. His efforts spawned fuel reduction, a new fire safe council and good working relationships between agencies, which are now better prepared should a catastrophic fire strike. […]

1 Comment / April 15, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 4-10

The following information is from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Stolen April 4: A grand theft was reported on Bailey Court. Recreational break-in April 4: Someone possibly broke into an RV parked on Bass Lake Road. Sliced April 4: A 19-year-old man reported a that a delivery driver cut him with a surgical blade while […]

No Comment / April 11, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Putting her best paw forward

GUIDE DOG TRAINER Karrie Kinsella sits in her El Dorado Hills home with her newest student, 12-week-old Brunei. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

At just 12 weeks old Brunei, a yellow Lab, shows just how smart she is. She gets good marks for potty training, comes when she’s called, sits by trainer Karrie Kinsella’s side, greets without jumping and knows to stay off the furniture. All these skills are necessary for the pup, who’s training to become a […]

No Comment / April 08, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 27 through April 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Tools taken March 27: Someone stole tools and construction materials from a truck parked on Ventura Way. Busted March 28: Deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy found on Beechwood Court allegedly in possession of stolen items taken during a recent vehicle burglary. The suspect was […]

No Comment / April 04, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »