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EDH Crime Watch: May 24-30

The following information is from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: When vandals strike May 24: A Bella Coola Court resident reported vandalism in the neighborhood. While you were out May 25: A family that returned from vacation discovered a burglary at their Carnelian Circle home. The thieves reportedly stole jewelry. What’s in the back pack? […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Class of 2012


1 Comment / May 29, 2012 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Rolling Hills pastor says good-bye

Jeff Bigelow wrapped up his time as Rolling Hills Christian Church's pastor last Sunday. The church figurehead said he's exploring several options for his future. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Sunday marked the end of an era at Rolling Hills Christian Church, and though Pastor Jeff Bigelow delivered his last sermon he insists the church’s best days are ahead. After 17 years, the 57-year-old pastor stepped down and handed his congregation over to incoming Pastor Bill Search. Search, 40, who moved here with his wife […]

Comments Off / May 27, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Congratulations Class of 2012


TROJANS ONE LAST TIME — Oak Ridge High School sent off its Class of 2012 Friday evening. Seniors celebrated the event in style with leis, bedazzled grad caps and a big thumbs up. Oak Ridge graduates stand during the commencement ceremony Friday evening. VIllage Life photo by Pat Dollins Graduate Shanna Cho gives a thumbs up to a […]

1 Comment / May 26, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 17-23

Vandal May 17: A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion vandalism on Uplands Drive. Petty Theft May 18: Vandalism and petty theft were reported on Rossmore Lane. Confiscated May 18: A shotgun was recovered from a Smokey Mountain Circle residence and booked into the Sheriff’s Office for safekeeping at the request of the Public Guardians […]

Comments Off / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Inside the artists’ studio

Jewelry artist Annette Schachner holds some of the beautiful silver necklaces she had made that are on display (and for sale)  at the Gold Country Artists Gallery in Placerville. See more of her work during the 2012 Spring Art Studio Tour.  Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Annette Schachner never forgets a face … at least not the ones she creates The 61-year-old El Dorado Hills jewelry artist incorporates faces into her beautiful silver jewelry — faces with calm looks and closed eyes, smiling faces surrounded by the sun, even dragon faces with fiery, red eyes — small, simple and detailed. Guests […]

Comments Off / May 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch May 10-16

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Illegal shoppers May 10: A 50-year-old woman reported a vehicle burglary on Post Street. Her credit cards were later used by the suspect(s). Another smasher May 10: A second vehicle was burglarized nearby on Town Center Boulevard. Too much May 11: A 37-year-old woman […]

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