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Julia Garcia embraces American culture

Exchange student Julia Garcia got a traditional El Dorado Hills welcome at The Rock when she arrived last summer. Photo by Laurie Edwards

Pumpkin pie? Rotary Youth Exchange student Julia Garcia said she couldn’t understand why anyone would make pumpkin pie. In her hometown of Brasilia everyone eats a salty pumpkin dish, not a sweet pie. But during her first-ever Thanksgiving, there amongst all the delicious food and some 147 guests, sat the pie. Everyone encouraged her to take […]

Comments Off / January 07, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 26 through Jan. 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Stolen Dec. 26: A petty theft was reported on Saratoga Way. Vandals strike Dec. 26: Vandalism was reported on Pardee Court. Burgled Dec. 26: Thieves broke into a vehicle parked on Mt. Rainier Way. Town Center targeted Dec. 27: Vandals damaged property in El […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: December 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight Dec. 1: A battery was reported on Coach Lane. Weaponized Dec. 1: Deputies investigating a burglary on Cambridge Road reportedly found a man in possession of a metal baton. The 23-year-old suspect was arrested. Stolen Dec. 2: A petty theft as reported on […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 19-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: On the job Dec. 19: Someone pried open a vehicle’s door while the owner worked at El Dorado Hills Town Center. Stolen Dec. 19: A petty theft was reported on Aberdeen Lane. Hard hit Dec. 19: A person was reportedly head-butted during a fight […]

Comments Off / December 27, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

50th Santa Run a sparkling success

Santa and Mrs. Claus watch fireworks. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

         

Comments Off / December 23, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,Gallery Posts | Read More »

Tennis for Tots

Tennis players braved cold temperatures to play in a fundraiser tournament that benefitted Toys for Tots. Courtesy photo

El Dorado County Recorder-Clerk Bill Schultz held the third annual Santa’s Elf’s Tennis Night at Millennium Sports Club in Shingle Springs on Dec. 10. Despite a little snow on the courts, nearly 30 participants played for three hours and filled two U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots boxes to the top (and them some.) “Great […]

Comments Off / December 19, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Littles enjoy holiday shopping spree

Big Brother Mark Bassler of El Dorado Hills, right, has some fun helping his Little Brother Jason Slife, 12, of Cameron Park try on gloves at the Snowball Shopping Spree at Target Saturday morning. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

After pulling his Max Steele Turbo Sword out of the shopping bag, 7-year-old Izrael’s eyes lit up and he smiled — a big smile. “It’s a toy sword and you sword fight with it,” he explained. Izrall was one of 150 kids in El Dorado County’s Big Brothers Big Sisters and Court Appointed Special Advocates […]

Comments Off / December 16, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »