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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 »

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 »