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A shy beauty finds her voice

Miss Teen Sacramento Merrin Casl, 13, of El Dorado Hills says being honest is the best way to impress the judges. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Newly crowned Miss Teen Sacramento Merrin Casl confessed she’s not very good at interviews. But the redheaded ballet dancer’s straight talk with judges at the recent competition won the crown in her division. Though, it should be noted, she’s a little shy when talking about it with the local press. “She’s just real,” said proud […]

No Comment / June 28, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

It’s a dirty job but Peggy loves to do it

Peggy Guthrie, attendant at El Dorado Disposal's recycling center in El Dorado Hills, is known for her jovial nature and her love of recycling. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Peggy Guthrie always has a sweet smile on her face even when she admits she smells a little sour. The El Dorado Disposal recycling center attendant in El Dorado Hills confessed, “My perfume at the end of the day is sticky soda, stale beer and sour milk.” She wouldn’t have it any other way. “It’s […]

1 Comment / June 27, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: June 13-20

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Not amusing June 13: A burglary was reported on Muse Drive. Better safe … June 13: Two unidentified juveniles allegedly stole condoms from a Park Drive business. Found June 13: A woman turned over a wallet she found on Promontory Point Drive. Bum deal […]

No Comment / June 21, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

UPDATE: No crime in Town Center death, officials determine

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies converged on El Dorado Hills Town Center on June 12 after a construction worker found a woman’s body hanging in an enclosed trash area. Though originally deemed suspicious — 911 calls made to the Sheriff’s Department the night before the body was discovered reported a woman screaming for help in […]

190 Comments / June 15, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: June 7-13

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: When vandals strike June 7: Vandalism was reported on Sonora Court. Rough ride home June 7: A 22-year-old woman reported that someone stole her vehicle’s tire, leaving the rim, while the car was parked on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Mail theft June 8: Mail […]

No Comment / June 14, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: June

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Searched and seized June 2: A 31-year-old on probation was arrested after a probation search at a La Crescenta Drive property reportedly yielded proof of violations. Not a drive thru June 2: An Old Meder Road resident reported that someone damages a fence while […]

No Comment / June 07, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 31 through June 6

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Dude, where’s my car? May 31: An Uplands Drive resident reported that two people took his vehicle without his permission. The suspects possibly drove to Oregon. No rider May 31: A bicycle was found on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Burglary report June 1: A […]

No Comment / June 07, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »