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EDH home destroyed

A family lost everything in this early Sunday morning blaze on Merriam Lane in El Dorado Hills. Photo courtesy of EDH fire

A family lost its home in a Sunday morning blaze. El Dorado Hills firefighters responded to the fire call on Merriam Lane at about 2 a.m. “Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire showing through the roof of a two-story residential structure,” EDH Division Chief/Fire Marshal Mike Lilienthal told Village Life. “A strong wind was blowing embers […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: June 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Funny money June 1: A counterfeit bill was collected from a Cameron Park Drive business. Close call June 1: An attempted burglary was reported on Sudbury Road. On a spree June 1: Deputies arrested a 19-year-old man who allegedly stole a woman’s debit card […]

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EDH Crime Watch: June 18-24

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Taken June 18: A Grand theft was reported on Royal Oaks Drive. Scary encounter June 19: A woman reported that a man blocked her path and chased her down the bike trail along Silva Valley Parkway. Caught in the act June 19: A Raleigh Way resident […]

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Fire threatens homes near Latrobe

A helicopter drops water on the burning brush. The fire was contained to 7 acres.

A fire made residents in the northeastern Latrobe area nervous as flames surged through dry vegetation Wednesday afternoon. “There were homes threatened at one point,” said Cal Fire public information officer Brice Bennett. “The fire moved really fast. So we ordered a lot.” Crews from Cal Fire, El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park responded to […]

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EDH Crime Watch: June 11-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Mail found June 11: Mail was discovered on Marina Park Drive and returned to its owner. Meanwhile … June 11: More mail was stolen from a Blue Oak Court cluster mailbox and a box on Miller Road was vandalized. It’s unknown if any mail […]

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A very American holiday

Valentine Daendliker, wrapped in a Swiss flag, admires Half Dome in Yosemite. Courtesy photo

When Valentine Daendliker celebrated her first Halloween, the Rotary Youth Exchange student from Switzerland couldn’t resist dressing up like Heidi. With her blonde hair and bright smile, no one could pull it off better. El Dorado Hills Rotarians saw that smile a lot over the past 10 months as Valentine, 18, embraced her American experience, which […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Jun 4-10

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Missing mail June 4: A Casina Place resident reported mail stolen. Too much June 5: Deputies arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication after reportedly finding him drunk in a Redwood Lane park. What’s this June 5: Someone found a baggie of marijuana […]

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