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Attic fire destroys EDH home

Firefighters douse flames in a Reem Court home's attic. Falling roof tiles prevented crews from battling the blaze inside the home. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Firefighters threatened by a collapsing roof and falling tiles had to retreat from a burning Reem Court home Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured in the blaze that destroyed the Highland View neighborhood residence. At 1:05 p.m. El Dorado Hills Fire received the call after the family, two adults and four children, noticed smoke coming out […]

No Comment / November 15, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Madison Steel

SPECIAL STUDENT — Rescue Union School District Human Resources Director Darrien Johnson, Lakeview Elementary teacher Vicki Nelson, parents Jake and Jennifer Steel, grandmother Ginger Steel, Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Wayne Lowery and little brother John Steel, left ot right, gather around Rotary Club's Student of the Month Madison Steel. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Madison Steel received the honor of Student of the Month at the Nov. 7 Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting. The 10-year-old always has a “happy, positive outlook on life,” boasted fifth-grade teacher Vicki Nelson. “She has a quiet competence,” she continued, explaining that Madision does not boast or have a “showy” personality. She helps other […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 1-7

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Smashed Nov. 1: Someone bashed in the rear window of a vehicle parked on El Dorado Hills Boulevard, causing more than $500 in damage. Vandals busy Nov. 1: Vandalism was reported on Windplay Drive. While you were sleeping Nov. 1: Thieves broke into a […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: November

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Gone Nov. 1: Grand theft was reported on La Canada Drive. Poking around Nov. 1: Someone tampered with a motor home parked in a De Sabla Road driveway. Burgled Nov. 2: A vehicle burglary was reported on Rodeo Road. This your bike? Nov. 2: […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

McClintock handily retakes seat

Congressman Tom McClintock celebrates his victory at the Serrano Country Club on Election Night. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Congressman Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, celebrated his big victory over opponent Jack Uppal, D-Lincoln, Tuesday night at the Serrano Country Club with the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills and guests. Early returns gave McClintock a big lead and the congressman said he wasn’t worried about his race, “I’m doing all right.” Though he […]

No Comment / November 07, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Garage fire displaces family

El Dorado Hills firefighters investigate the scene of a residential structure fire that burned the garage, three vehicles and part of an Aldea Drive home  in Serrano Tuesday evening. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

A quick-thinking Serrano security guard saved a family and a home from burning to the ground Tuesday evening when he spotted smoke coming from an Aldea Drive home’s garage and alerted the four people inside. They tried to put out the fire using a garden hose, according to new EDH Fire Marshal Mike Lilientha, “but it […]

No Comment / November 07, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 25-30

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Don’t fight back Oct. 25: Deputies arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of battery against an officer on Beatty Drive. Vandals strike Oct. 26: Vandalism was reported on Garlenda Drive. Busted Oct. 27: An 18-year-old man received a citation after he allegedly tried to […]

No Comment / November 01, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »