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Holiday shoppers ‘keep it local’

Shoppers check out the great gift ideas at Face in a Book in Town Center. In addition to selling books for all ages, the shop has bags, jewelry, art and calendars. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Shoppers didn’t let turkey-filled bellies stop them from lining up at El Dorado Hills Town Center’s Target last Thursday. Hundreds rushed in for Thanksgiving Day deals. And while “big box” retail has become hard to resist, shoppers clearly remembered to support local shops Saturday, which was, after all, Small Business Saturday. Bags in hand, families […]

Comments Off / December 02, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Prepare to be amazed, inspired

Elaborate Christmas trees like this one at Marie Mitchell's home will inspire guests on the Homes for the Holiday's tour. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Homes for holiday tour this weekend Prepare yourself for decoration envy. El Dorado Hills residents will open their beautiful homes for the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills annual Homes for the Holidays tour, Dec. 7 & 8. These homeowners don’t just decorate; they celebrate all things Christmas. Think ribbons, garlands, sparkling ornaments, golden tree toppers, twinkling […]

Comments Off / December 01, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 22-27

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fake out Nov. 22: Someone tried to cash a fake payroll check at a Manning Drive business. Vandals attack Nov. 25: Vandalism was reported on Birchtree Circle. Taken Nov. 25: A 58-year-old woman allegedly stole jewelry from a Breese Circle home. Out cold Nov. […]

Comments Off / December 01, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

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 and 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 »