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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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Firefighters burn home … on purpose

El Dorado Hills firefighter/paramedic Dale Hemstalk stands behind a fire department explorer dousing flying debris from the burning home firefighters deliberately set ablaze Sunday afternoon as part of a training exercise. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Thick black smoke billowed in the breeze as flames leapt from a burning Sienna Ridge Road home Sunday afternoon and, all the while, firefighters stood around and watched. Occasionally, a firefighter would pick up a hose and douse smoldering debris that drifted into the air. But they let the house burn to the ground — […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 13-19

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Bike found March 13: A Hensley Circle resident found a bicycle on an access road near her home. Out for the count March 14: Deputies found a man passed out on the ground at a Valley View Parkway apartment complex. The 36-year-old was arrested […]

Comments Off / March 20, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Enjoy dessert at home to help families abroad

Faithful Stewards programs ensure children get a healthy meal at least once a day. Courtesy photo

For more than a decade, El Dorado Hills residents Brandon and Alisha Mecier, along with many caring volunteers, have dedicated their time and resources to making people’s lives better thousands of miles away. “People who are blessed have great opportunities to provide for others,” Brandon said. The non-profit Faithful Stewards has done just that for […]

Comments Off / March 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Mercy auxiliary hands out scholarships

Oak Ridge senior and scholarship recipient Cody Ellis, right, poses at the table with friend Kelly Coppin. Ellis plans to pursue a degree in biolodgy before entering medical school. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Future doctors, surgeons, therapists and other healthcare professionals received a helping hand from the Mercy Hospital of Folsom Auxiliary Friday as auxiliary members handed out $1,000 scholarships. Out of 21 students interviewed, 11 students from El Dorado Hills and Folsom high schools received money to continue their education, including Oak Ridge senior Cody Ellis, who […]

Comments Off / March 17, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »