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Interact volunteers give back

Interact Club volunteers Uma Dingankar and Ashlee Gonzales pick out a bouncy ball for a little boy during the Adopt A Family shopping trip at Target Friday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

No offense to teens who spend their Friday evenings playing video games and Saturday mornings sleeping in … the Oak Ridge High School Interact Club members have better things to do. Last week the students spent hours giving their time and energy to children they will likely never meet. About a dozen club members shopped […]

Comments Off / December 03, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Let’s make a deal

An El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department employee got an offer he couldn’t refuse after posting a vehicle for sale on Craigslist. Interested buyers reportedly offered to trade a vehicle and one-quarter pound of marijuana for the seller’s vehicle, according to a Sheriff’s Department press release. Narcotic investigators took the opportunity handed to them and arranged to […]

Comments Off / December 03, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 21-28

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Break in Nov. 21: A burglar forced entry into a Penniman Road home and stole items. Greedy gardener Nov. 21: Someone stole a weed eater, leaf blower and gas can from a Starmount Way residence. Egged Nov. 21: Someone threw eggs at a vehicle […]

Comments Off / November 29, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 15-21

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Break in Nov. 15: A vehicle burglary was reported on Harvard Way. Random act Nov. 15: An 18-year-old man reportedly walked up to a 17-year-old boy on Silva Valley Parkway and, without warning, punched the teen in the face. No prosecution is requested at […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 8-14

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Where’s my wallet? Nov. 8: A wallet was reported stolen on Montrose Way and the victim’s credit cards were later used by the suspect(s). Vehicle break in Nov. 9: Thieves took several items from a vehicle parked on Rosecrest Circle. Trashed Nov. 10: Someone […]

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Toys for Tots time!

El Dorado Hills firefighters Chris Landry, left, and Mike Gygax hold up some toys already donated to this year's Toys for Tots campaign. In early December Landry said he hopes to see thousands of toys in the Station 85 engine bay. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills firefighters are making room for Oscar the Grouch, Barbie and Transformers at Station 85 as the annual Toys for Tots campaign has arrived. Everyone is invited to drop off a new, unwrapped toy (or toys) in the Toys for Tots boxes set up at 40 locations, including fire stations, Town Center businesses […]

1 Comment / November 15, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Attic fire destroys EDH home

Firefighters douse flames in a Reem Court home's attic. Falling roof tiles prevented crews from battling the blaze inside the home. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Firefighters threatened by a collapsing roof and falling tiles had to retreat from a burning Reem Court home Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured in the blaze that destroyed the Highland View neighborhood residence. At 1:05 p.m. El Dorado Hills Fire received the call after the family, two adults and four children, noticed smoke coming out […]

Comments Off / November 15, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »