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Local cyber crimes expert pens book

Alexis Moore

El Dorado Hills resident Alexis Moore survived a cyberstalking situation before there was even a name for it and she’s now become a tireless victim advocate and sought-after expert who helps others defend themselves against stalking, identity theft, domestic violence and cyber abuse. Her new book “Cyber Self-Defense” (Lyons Press) hit stands Oct. 7 in […]

2 Comments / October 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Norm Rowett remembered as tireless volunteer, gifted mediator

Norm Rowett speaks at his friend Wayne Lowery's retirement party a few years back. Photo by Mike Roberts

If there ever was a Mr. El Dorado Hills, it was Norm Rowett. The steadfast community volunteer died Oct. 17 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 78. Since he moved to El Dorado Hills in 1977, Rowett was committed to his town’s betterment and he spearheaded what would become pivotal undertakings in its […]

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Hands4Hope ball an out-of-this-world success

H4H Founder and Executive Director Jennifer Bassett,  Jan Ibarra, H4H Parent Advisory Committee member Yoko Kono and Danton Kono enjoy the Intergalactic Shindig held earlier this month. The event raised more than $25,000 for youth enrichment programs. Photo by Samantha DeLeon

Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference’s fifth annual Benefit Dinner and Costume Ball, dedicated to supporting the nonprofit’s youth development program and numerous outreach activities, brought together aliens, Jedi and other zany characters at Lakehills Covenant Church earlier this month. The generosity of attendees was, like the theme, out of this world. The live and […]

No Comment / October 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

A good sign: Veterans Memorial Park in new phase

The Veterans Memorial Park sign is revealed during a special event Saturday morning. The memorial will be built on 1.2 acres in Promontory Park. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

About 50 people gathered at Promontory Park Saturday morning to unveil a sign at the Veterans Memorial Park’s future site. The sign features the park’s plan — a 100-year journey through American conflicts that have shaped our nation. Before the unveiling, guests were called to action; it’s time to raise the funds, about $2 million, to turn […]

No Comment / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH haunted house thrills for a good cause

A Serrano home has transformed into a horror house for Halloween. Enter if you dare. Courtesy photo

What does a lady do when she has the best Halloween decorations on the block? Create a haunted house, of course. Since 2003 El Dorado Hills resident and Halloween lover Angie Weckworth has upped the ante of fright each year for visitors to her Serrano home, which she transforms into the Pandemonium House of Nightmares. “We […]

No Comment / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Overcrossing dedicated to fallen Marine

The Sky Mote Overcrossing sign stands along eastbound Highway 50 in the shadow of the El Dorado County Veterans Memorial at the Placerville government center. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

With the recent installation of the Sky Mote overcrossing sign at Fair Lane and eastbound Highway 50, a two-year project of the Placerville Friends of the Veterans Monument was at last realized. Staff Sgt. Mote was killed in Afghanistan in August 2012. Mote was awarded the most prestigious honors of the Navy Cross, Purple Heart, […]

No Comment / October 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Pink carts make their way to Cameron Park, El Dorado Hills customers

El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager Brent Dennis, left, and El Dorado Disposal Community Relations Manager Debi Harlow show off one of the new pink trash carts the waste company is offering in support of Breast Cancer awareness month. Courtesy photo

Together we can help kick cancer to the curb. El Dorado Disposal proudly promotes 35-gallon pink carts for residential trash service. The company is working in partnership with American Cancer Society to build awareness and funding to fight a disease that affects one in eight women in their lifetime, and to honor the many wives, mothers, sisters, daughters and […]

No Comment / October 16, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »