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Cameron Park Crime Watch: November

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Gone Nov. 1: Grand theft was reported on La Canada Drive. Poking around Nov. 1: Someone tampered with a motor home parked in a De Sabla Road driveway. Burgled Nov. 2: A vehicle burglary was reported on Rodeo Road. This your bike? Nov. 2: […]

Comments Off / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

McClintock handily retakes seat

Congressman Tom McClintock celebrates his victory at the Serrano Country Club on Election Night. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Congressman Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, celebrated his big victory over opponent Jack Uppal, D-Lincoln, Tuesday night at the Serrano Country Club with the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills and guests. Early returns gave McClintock a big lead and the congressman said he wasn’t worried about his race, “I’m doing all right.” Though he […]

Comments Off / November 07, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Garage fire displaces family

El Dorado Hills firefighters investigate the scene of a residential structure fire that burned the garage, three vehicles and part of an Aldea Drive home  in Serrano Tuesday evening. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

A quick-thinking Serrano security guard saved a family and a home from burning to the ground Tuesday evening when he spotted smoke coming from an Aldea Drive home’s garage and alerted the four people inside. They tried to put out the fire using a garden hose, according to new EDH Fire Marshal Mike Lilientha, “but it […]

Comments Off / November 07, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 25-30

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Don’t fight back Oct. 25: Deputies arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of battery against an officer on Beatty Drive. Vandals strike Oct. 26: Vandalism was reported on Garlenda Drive. Busted Oct. 27: An 18-year-old man received a citation after he allegedly tried to […]

Comments Off / November 01, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

‘Seussical the Musical’ … with heart

A collage of Dr. Seuss stories takes the stage in Folsom next month with El Dorado Musical Theatre’s production of “Seussical the Musical.” Cheer on Horton as he tries with all his heart to protect the Whos and an egg entrusted to him by Mayzie La Bird. Naysayers and hidden dangers lurk around every corner but […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 19-24

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:  What’s inside? Oct. 19: Someone found a safe and tin box hidden near a Meadow Wood Court vacant lot. The safe reportedly contained marijuana. Of-fence-ive Oct. 19: Vandals damaged an Alondra Court home’s fence. Bag grab Oct. 19: A theft victim reported a bag […]

Comments Off / October 25, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Vision Coalition makes a big difference with mini grants

Sophie Geyer with the Hopeful Arts program, left, thanks Vision Coalition members for the grant given to her group while Dr. Vicki Barber, District 1 Supervisor-elect Ron Mikulaco and DJ Peterson, left to right, listen. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Local organizations dedicated to youth received a financial boost last week when the El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition handed out mini grants. This is the seventh year the Vision Coalition has giving grants up to $1,500, according to Executive Director DJ Peterson. He commended the group receiving grants, calling them “a coalition of partners […]

Comments Off / October 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »