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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 »

‘Seussical the Musical’ … with heart

A collage of Dr. Seuss stories takes the stage in Folsom next month with El Dorado Musical Theatre’s production of “Seussical the Musical.” Cheer on Horton as he tries with all his heart to protect the Whos and an egg entrusted to him by Mayzie La Bird. Naysayers and hidden dangers lurk around every corner but […]

No Comment / October 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 19-24

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:  What’s inside? Oct. 19: Someone found a safe and tin box hidden near a Meadow Wood Court vacant lot. The safe reportedly contained marijuana. Of-fence-ive Oct. 19: Vandals damaged an Alondra Court home’s fence. Bag grab Oct. 19: A theft victim reported a bag […]

No Comment / October 25, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Vision Coalition makes a big difference with mini grants

Sophie Geyer with the Hopeful Arts program, left, thanks Vision Coalition members for the grant given to her group while Dr. Vicki Barber, District 1 Supervisor-elect Ron Mikulaco and DJ Peterson, left to right, listen. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Local organizations dedicated to youth received a financial boost last week when the El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition handed out mini grants. This is the seventh year the Vision Coalition has giving grants up to $1,500, according to Executive Director DJ Peterson. He commended the group receiving grants, calling them “a coalition of partners […]

No Comment / October 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

A Midsummer Night’s Dream enchants

Love potions and fairies come to Ponderosa High School in the Drama Department’s performance of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The play depicts love gone amuck when Puck, a servant to King Oberon, gives unwitting subjects a love potion while they sleep … with hilarious results. True love does win out and the audience will […]

No Comment / October 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 11-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Potty break Oct. 11: Deputies arrested a 49-year-old woman on suspicion of public intoxication after it was reported the suspect was seen drinking alcohol in a public restroom on Park Drive. Chillin’ in the car Oct. 12: A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion […]

No Comment / October 18, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »