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Cameron Park Crime Watch: October 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 1: Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a victim’s bedroom on Cameron Park Road. Oct. 2:  A petty theft  was reported on Mojave Court. Oct. 5: A 21-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were contacted at the Motel 6 on Coach Lane and suspected of drug related […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Hometown hero: Frank Pacholl

Army Pvt. Frank T. Pacholl has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Firefighters, Rotarians team up for safety project

El Dorado Hills engineer/paramedic Dave Ward changes batteries in a smoke detector while Explorer Jared Gotro watches Saturday morning. Every year fire department staff teams up with El Dorado Hills Rotarians for this project. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Door bells rang loud in El Dorado Hills’ Four Seasons community Saturday morning as El Dorado Hills firefighters, Rotarians and youth volunteers stopped by to make sure seniors had fresh batteries in their smoke detectors and CO monitors. This long-stading project has kept hundreds, if not thousands, of families safe over the years. This year teams brought […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Firefighters smashing walls, breaking through doors at old station

Capt. Chris Storz and engineer Mike Gygax watch as firefighter Jeno Inzerillo, left to right, uses the chain saw to vent the roof at the old Station 84 on Francisco Drive. Firefighers are using the old building  as a training facility until it's demolished likely later this year. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills firefighters have a head start on the old Station 84’s demolition (officially slated for sometime this winter). They’re using the old building as a safe training ground for dangerous work. Using electric saws that cut through metal as well as wood, sledgehammers and other tools of the trade, firefighters in full gear […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 16-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: On probation Oct. 16: A 17-year-old boy received a citation after deputies reportedly found him in possession of marijuana during a probation search on Woedee Drive. Safely stored Oct. 17: Someone burglarized an RV stored at a Latrobe Road facility. Vandals strike Oct. 17: […]

Comments Off / October 24, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Sisters team up to fight cancer

Holly Bialorucki, left, and Lizette Finelli, right, embrace their sister Gina Bass, who's battling cancer. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Just call them the Golden Girls, Holly Bialorucki said of she and her two sisters. The 2013 Mrs. California International calls herself the Blanche of the group, a Southern Bell type. Sister Lizette Finelli takes on the Dorothy role, looking after her sisters, and Gina Bass is definitely Rose, sweet and funny, said Holly, who even imagined […]

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

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 »