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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 »

A Midsummer Night’s Dream enchants

Love potions and fairies come to Ponderosa High School in the Drama Department’s performance of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The play depicts love gone amuck when Puck, a servant to King Oberon, gives unwitting subjects a love potion while they sleep … with hilarious results. True love does win out and the audience will […]

Comments Off / October 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 11-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Potty break Oct. 11: Deputies arrested a 49-year-old woman on suspicion of public intoxication after it was reported the suspect was seen drinking alcohol in a public restroom on Park Drive. Chillin’ in the car Oct. 12: A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion […]

Comments Off / October 18, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Don’t be alarmed: Firefighters, volunteers make homes safe

Firefighter/paramedic James Sommercamp and Interact Club members Alana Hankins and Vicky Findlay get ready to canvass a neighborhood, installing and educating residents about smoke detectors and CO detectors. VIllage Life photo by Noel Stack

Marina Village residents got a nice wake-up call Saturday as El Dorado Hills firefighters and volunteers with the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills and Oak Ridge’s Interact Club canvassed the neighborhood, installing smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors for anyone who wanted them — free of charge. The event is part of the long-standing partnership […]

Comments Off / October 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge High School gets ‘All Shook Up’

Lace up your Blue Suede Shoes and dance to the Jailhouse Rock … Elvis Presley’s music has arrived at Oak Ridge High School in the musical “All Shook Up,” opening Thursday, Oct. 18. “It’s a lot of fun,” said lead actor/singer/dancer Ryan Van Overeem. “It really brings back that Elvis Presley music. If you love […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Bear spotted in El Dorado Hills

Michael Saint John has seen deer, rattlesnakes and other wildlife in his neighborhood off Malcolm Dixon Road but he never expected the visitor he had Monday — a full-grown bear. “It was taller than me and I’m 6 foot, 4 inches,” Saint John said, estimating the bear weighed between 400 and 500 pounds. “It looked […]

Comments Off / October 11, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 3-10

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Walk-in theft Oct 3: Four burglary suspects reportedly stole about $500 from the CVS/Pharmacy on Latrobe Road. Bad iDea Oct. 5: A 14-year-old girl and a 12-year-old girl received citations after the allegedly stole two iPhones from classmates at a Silva Valley Parkway middle […]

Comments Off / October 11, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »