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Just roll with it

El Dorado Hills resident Bob Howse, left, and Placerville resident Brandon Ellena, standing, watch Torcedor (Master Roller) Marvin Ruiz roll a fine cigar at Art of Cigars Sunday afternoon. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

A cigar is a like a bottle of wine, according to Eric Stanion of Art of Cigars. The more you know about the care that goes into making it, the more you appreciate it. More than a dozen guests at the El Dorado Hills cigar shop and smoking lounge learned to appreciate a fine cigar during a […]

Comments Off / October 21, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Lucky little lamb nursed back to health

Ivy enjoys exploring her new home at All About Equine. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

It’s breakfast time for Ivy and the little Barbados sheep can hardly hold still in Linda Lewis’ arms. She sees the bottles. Earlier this month this lamb could barely hold up her head. Ivy’s mother gave birth to triplets on Sept. 28 and rejected the littlest of the bunch, leaving the newborn girl on her own […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 10-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Packages undelivered Oct. 10: A Shefffield Drive resident reported boxes stolen from his front porch. Easy access Oct. 11: A thief stole items from an unlocked vehicle parked on Tah Nee Way. No phone Oct. 11: Someone stole an iPhone left in an unlocked […]

Comments Off / October 17, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 3-9

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Prying eyes Oct. 3: Someone pried open a Summerfield Way mailbox cluster but it’s unclear if any mail was stolen. Taking the tailgate Oct. 3: An Oak Ridge High School teacher reported his truck’s tailgate stolen while the vehicle was parked in a Harvard […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Enjoying the great outdoors

Resting while he can — Hiker Shawn Burton takes a seat outside Bella Bru. The El Dorado Hills outdoor enthusiast will soon be on his feet trekking the entire Tahoe Rim Trail. Village life photo by Noel Stack

Shawn Burton will enjoy a quiet 42nd birthday this week — no noisemakers or singing unless a woodpecker and a mountain chickadee join the party. Checking off a “must do” from his bucket list, the business development manager from El Dorado Hills plans to hike the entire Tahoe Rim Trail. He started his journey near […]

Comments Off / October 06, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH author turns idea into imaginative novel

Author Jordan George recently released a soft-cover version of his sci-fi/fantasy novel "Brothers of Trust." The 19-year-old was born and raised in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

At 15, Jordan George decided to write a short story. His nomad warrior Aspheric would go on a quest. Four years later that adventure has turned into a published 130,000-word sci-fi/fantasy novel, “Brothers of Trust: Winds of Fate,” available at Face in a Book in El Dorado Hills, Book Barn in Folsom and online at amazon.com […]

1 Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 26 through Oct. 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Got meds? Sept. 26: Someone stole medication left in a vehicle parked on Sophia Parkway. Scary threats Sept. 27: Deputies arrested a 22-year-old man who allegedly threatened to kill his Patterson Way landlord. Missing something? Sept. 27: A necklace was found in the Park […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »