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Interact students help typhoon victims

Oak Ridge students check out the ShelterBox tent during lunch. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

When a typhoon devastated the Philippines last month, a country already reeling from a damaging earthquake, Oak Ridge High School Interact Club members jumped into action. Spurred by media and communications officer Axel Peralta, who personally knows storm victims, the club began raising money for ShelterBox andĀ United Nation’s World Food Programme. Students set up tables […]

Comments Off / November 27, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 14-20

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandals strike Nov. 14: Vandalism was reported on Birchtree Circle. Turned in Nov. 14: A resident found ammunition (location not specified) and turned it in at the sheriff’s substation in Town Center. Warranted Nov. 14: Deputies arrested a 30-yea-old man after serving felony and […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Wilcox wants you … to eat your veggies

The Vision Coalition's Jan Wilcox is dedicating her time and energy to nutrition education. She wants El Dorado County families to eat healthier and make smart food choices. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

“Look at what your grandmother ate. If she didn’t eat it you shouldn’t eat it.” Sound advice from Jan North Wilcox, the El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition SNAP-Ed project coordinator who’s on a mission to get El Dorado County families to eat healthy. “Today we use a lot of processed/packaged foods. We eat a […]

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

Cameron Park Crime Watch: November 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight Nov. 1: A 14-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly started a fight at a Green Valley Road school. Lecture coming Nov. 1: Deputies cited a 17-year-old boy for allegedly stealing from a Coach Lane business and released the teen to his parents. […]

Comments Off / November 19, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

From farmboy to firefighter to homebuilder … Jim O’Camb serves others

El Dorado Hills Deputy Fire Chief Jim O'Camb retires next month after nearly 35 years in the fire service.

“You don’t know how many people you touch,” El Dorado Hills Deputy Chief Jim O’Camb said recently as he sat back in his office chair and reflected on his nearly 35-year fire service career. He recalled a man stopping him in the grocery store once to thank O’CambĀ for saving the man’s daughter. He smiled as […]

1 Comment / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Mik gets community input

El Dorado County District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco launched his first town hall with a confession: “I’m an information junkie.” He received plenty of information and feedback as the 20-plus participants discussed everything from the sign ordinance to affordable housing to Bass Lake Regional Park plans. Here’s your sign El Dorado County officials are in […]

1 Comment / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 7-13

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Stolen Nov. 7: Someone took items from a Valley View Parkway garage. Open door Nov. 7: A theft from an unlocked vehicle was reported on Frascati Drive. Vandals strike Nov. 8: Vandalism was reported at a bank-owned home on Normaton Drive. Taken Nov. 9: […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »