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Youth prove they are stars

Youth Star Award recipient Marco Sanchez stands with Eddie Zacapa, Mercy Housing resident services coordinator, and Oak Ridge Principal Paul Burke at the Vision Coalition's ceremony. Marco works with youth who live in Mercy Housing. VIllage Life photo by Noel Stack

From tutoring to volunteering to teaching kids how to play soccer, El Dorado County’s young people give thousands of hours back to the community each year. Many of those youth recently received Youth Star Awards for their tireless efforts. The El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition hosted the ceremony on Dec. 14 at Lakehills Church. […]

Comments Off / December 22, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 11-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Mail missing Dec. 11: Mail was reported stolen on Salmon Falls Road. Car targeted Dec. 11: A vehicle was vandalized on Serrano Parkway. Packages pilfered Dec. 11: Someone stole packages left at a Bevinger Drive home. Vandals strike Dec. 12: Someone vandalized a vehicle parked […]

Comments Off / December 18, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Project Warmth gets heart-warming community support

The Project Warmth team helped raise nearly $2,000 to purchase sleeping bags and other warm clothes for the homeless. Left to right, front row: Chloe Erickson and Charli Gaal; left to right, back row: Luke Gaal and Sadie Erickson. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

‘Tis the season for giving and 7 1/2-year-old Sadie Erickson had a great idea: host a talent show and raise money to buy sleeping bags for the homeless. “The homeless don’t have as much stuff as we have and I want them to have a better life,” the El Dorado Hills youngster explained. Sounded simple enough. […]

Comments Off / December 11, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 5-10

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:  Pretty petty Dec. 5: Petty thefts were reported on King Richard Drive, Kings Canyon Drive and Templeton Drive. Too much Dec. 6: Deputies arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication at an Embarcadero Drive bar. Wallet lifted Dec. 6: A man reported his wallet […]

Comments Off / December 11, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Here comes Santa Claus

Santa will greet guests and stop for photo ops during the Santa Run finale in Town Center, Dec. 20. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Santa Claus never misses an opportunity to visit El Dorado Hills, especially when his reindeer don’t really have to do the driving. The El Dorado Hills Fire Department, Jolly Old St. Nick and Mrs. Claus once again team up for the annual Santa Run, now in its 51st year, Dec. 15-20. El Dorado Hills Firefighter Association […]

Comments Off / December 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 27 through Dec. 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight Nov. 27: Deputies responded to a battery report on Haights Court. None of the parties involves requested prosecution. Too much Nov. 27: A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on Town Center Boulevard. Hot off the press Nov. 27: Someone set […]

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

Nugget Markets gives Cameron Park store a lift

Food 4 Less in Cameron Park has gotten a makeover and is now Fork Lift by Nugget. Village Life photos by Krysten Kellum

Cameron Park Food 4 Less shoppers have seen their local grocery store transform before their eyes over the last several months and earlier this week Nugget Markets unveiled the store’s new name — Fork Lift — and kicked off a week-long celebration. “It’s really a hybrid of Food 4 Less and Nugget,” said assistant store director […]

Comments Off / December 03, 2014 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life | Read More »