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EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 26 through Oct. 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Too much Sept. 26:  Deputies arrested a 49-year-old woman on suspicion of public intoxication on Wilson Boulevard. Stray bullet Sept. 27: A bullet was found on the ground of a Harvard Way school campus. Where will we party? Sept. 28: Someone stole the tailgate […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

High school of horrors

Zombie Cheerleader (or should we say, scareleader) played by Oak Ridge student Claire Snyder, 14, wanders the hallways of Afterlife High. The Hands4Hope haunted high school opens its doors this Friday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Welcome to Afterlife High where toxic waste overflows in the science lab, fingers (not finger food) are served up in the lunchroom and rattlesnakes slither across the locker room showers. You can’t wake up for this nightmare created by Hands4Hope – Youth Making a Difference … you just have to walk through and hope you […]

Comments Off / October 04, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Student makes a great impression, again

Student of the Month Ryan Manriquez is surrounded by admirers during a recent Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting. Left to right: Rotary Club President Wayne Lowery, Teacher Mary Bears-Sylvia, parents Carrie and Tom Manriquez and Buckeye Superintendent David Roth. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills honored Rolling Hills student Ryan Manriquez as Student of the Month, again. This is the second time Ryan has earned the award, with this year’s nomination coming from seventh-grade teacher Mary Bears-Sylvia, who told the audience at the Oct. 3 meeting that Ryan is “positive in every way […]

Comments Off / October 04, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Author shares her thoughts on freedom, democracy

Jeanne Houston said she blames racism, an inflammatory press and wartime panic for the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

In times of war, misinformation and hysteria can lead to tragic mistakes. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, one of 120,000 Japanese Americans placed in 10 internment camps during World War II, knows this better than most. The author of “Farewell to Manzanar” shared her experiences and strong belief in democracy last week at the El Dorado Hills […]

Comments Off / October 02, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Shake it ’til you make it at Saturday’s Zumbathon

Ready to party — Kelly Estes, a breast cancer survivor, left, and friend/Zumba instructor Brandy Gill are the inspiration and perspiration behind the Party in Pink Zumbathon this Saturday at Oak Meadow Elementary. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

How do tears turn into sweat? Ask Brandy Gill and Kelly Estes. The close friends and El Dorado Hills neighbors will likely share both this Saturday as Gill hosts the second annual Party in Pink Zumbathon to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation and Estes, a breast cancer survivor. “It’s going to be kind of a […]

Comments Off / October 01, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 19-26

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Guilty conscience Sept. 19: Someone stole a bicycle left on a Village Green Drive home’s front porch and two days later returned the bike. Ride no more Sept. 20: Someone stole the catalytic converter from a motorcycle parked on Broome Place. On the outside […]

Comments Off / September 27, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: September

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Un-Merry Sept. 2: Deputies responding to a call on Merrychase Drive arrested a 32-year-old woman on suspicion of public intoxication. That’s not yours Sept. 3: A La Canada Drive resident reported theft from his apartment, naming a roommate in the process of being evicted […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »