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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 »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 12-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burgled Sept. 12: Thieves broke into a Lakehills Drive home and stole jewelry and electronics. Busted Sept. 12: An 18-year-old man received a citation after deputies reportedly found him in possession of marijuana on Meadow Wood Drive. Vandals out and about Sept. 13: A […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 5-12

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandals strike Sept. 5: Two separate victims reported vandalism on Ridgeview Drive. Disturbing threats Sept. 5: An Investment Boulevard business’ employee reported that a 61-year-old man threatened him. Vandals, again Sept. 5: Vandalism was reported on Patterson Way. Fleeing the scene Sept. 6: A […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 30 – Sept. 5

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burglary spree Aug. 30: Burglaries were reported at five different locations on Park Drive. Sink or swim Aug. 30: Two pool contractors reportedly had a dispute on Serrano Parkway in which one allegedly pushed the other. No one was arrested. Almost Sept. 3: An […]

Comments Off / September 10, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »