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Spring Fun

Brittany, 8, Ashlyn, 4 and Hailey Stairs, 11, who are visting from Florida, pose with Peter Cottontail at the Easter Eggstravaganza & Town Center Egg Hunt in El Dorado Hills on Saturday, April 12. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

     

Comments Off / April 14, 2014 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 4-9

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: EID targeted April 4: A burglary was reported on EID property on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Close call April 4: An attempted burglary was reported on Golden Foothill Parkway. Lost April 5: A man reported losing his wallet on Bass Lake Road. Vandals strike […]

Comments Off / April 10, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Experience Aji Japanese Bistro

The kalbi taco is part of Aji's Japanese Bistro's street food menu with tender short rib and kimchee slaw. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Total surrender — Aji Japanese Bistro owner Nick Dedier wants diners to take a seat and let his staff take them on a dining experience they won’t soon forget. “Come in with an open mind and let us take care of you,” Dedier said. Dedier and chef Russell Okubo have created a menu designed to excite taste buds […]

Comments Off / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 27 through April 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burgled March 27: Thieves broke into a Green Valley Road business and stole several items. Bike found March 27: A bicycle found on the Oak Ridge High School campus was taken to the Sheriff’s Department for safekeeping. Warranted March 27: The sheriff’s Special Enforcement […]

Comments Off / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Student of the Month: Aidan McDuff

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills Rotarians presented Brooks Elementary fifth-grader Aidan McDuff with April’s Student of the Month award. “This young man is just a wonderful service to our school and his fellow students,” said teacher Erick Nordquist said. Aidan, 11, said he likes math and also helps with conflict resolution. He studies hard and quietly works in […]

Comments Off / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

My turn: Dispelling the stigma and myths about mental illness

Chances are you know someone with mental illness. It could be a friend, family member, neighbor or acquaintance. Studies show that about one in four people will experience some kind of mental health issue in their lifetime. Mental illness is actually quite common, and yet we as a society seem to be uncomfortable even discussing […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Pondo turns stage into ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Seymour (Mason Bergenholtz), left, presents to Audrey (Ashley Arbis) and Mushnik (Jason Block), a strange and interesting new plant that he is sure will attract business to the flower shop. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

“The Plant” and its voracious appetite come to life this spring as the Ponderosa High School Drama Department presents “Little Shop of Horrors.” Don’t get attached to these actors; your favorite on-stage star will likely end up as dinner before the show ends. Like poor Audrey, played by Ashley Arbis. This leading lady secretly loves Seymour, […]

Comments Off / March 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »