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Shoppers line up for midnight deals

Big buy —€” First in line outside the store, El Dorado Hills resident Nicholas Boyle made quick work of his Black Friday shopping trip at Target, taking advantage of a great TV doorbuster and other sales. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

At the stroke of midnight the post-Thanksgiving shopping season officially began in El Dorado Hills when about 500 night owls rushed into Target and snatched up irresistible deals. Minutes after the doors opened shoppers had their carts full. So what deals had them all up early or out late? “It’s mostly electronics and toys early […]

1 Comment / November 25, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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Big buy —€” First in line outside the store, El Dorado Hills resident Nicholas Boyle made quick work of his Black Friday shopping trip at Target, taking advantage of a great TV doorbuster and other sales. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 10-16

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Wants it found Nov. 10: A man reported losing a handgun during a move from a home on Finders Way. Job perk Nov. 10: A Hillsdale Circle business owner reported that an employee took items from the business’ trash. High times Nov. 10: A […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2011 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

The gift of ornaments … a classic tradition

Christmas Shoppe

What would a Christmas tree be without ornaments? Vicke Christiansen wouldn’t have it. That’s why she transformed Gregg’s Pool Works in El Dorado Hills into the Town Center Christmas Shoppe, a winter wonderland with beautifully decorated trees. “Christmas is one of my favorite things,” said Christiansen, who owns the store with husband Gregg Sample. A favorite Christmas tradition […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Pamper your pets this Christmas

Bark Avenue

All year they’ve greeted you with wagging tails, wet noses and soft purrs. Now it’s time to show your pet just how much you appreciate their fuzzy companionship. It’s time to fill their Christmas stocking … but with what? Let’s start with where your pet takes a nap. “It’s bed season,” said Robin Mizell, owner […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Officers who cracked Mittelman case honored

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Jeff England and Det. Sgt. Tom Hoagland honor Det. Paul Hadjes, Det. Mike Lensing, deputy Steven Fulton and Det. Ken Barber, left to right, as the club's Officers of the Year. Not pictured, deputy Simon Brown. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

They said it was a suicide. It wasn’t. Shortly after arriving at the home of victim Valerie Rita Mittelman in June 2010, El Dorado County sheriff’s officers knew things weren’t right and an investigation began that ended with Steven Howard Mittelman’s first-degree murder conviction earlier this year. Wednesday, the five key players in the investigation — […]

Comments Off / November 16, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Road construction almost wrapped up

Drivers head down the newly paved and complDrivers head down the newly paved and widened El Dorado Hills Boulevard/Latrobe Road. Construction on this project, which included work on the local roadway and Highway 50, will wrap up before the end of the year. Village Life photo by Shelly Thoreneetely opened El Dorado Hills Boulevard/Latrobe Road. Construction on this project, which included work on the local roadway and Highway 50, will wrap up before the end of the year. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The El Dorado County Department of Transportation and its contractor, Nehemiah Construction, have a Christmas present for El Dorado Hills residents — no more road construction. That’s right. By the end of the year drivers won’t see any orange cones or lane closures … at least not near the Highway 50/Latrobe Road intersection. “We just […]

Comments Off / November 16, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »