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From farmboy to firefighter to homebuilder … Jim O’Camb serves others

“You don’t know how many people you touch,” El Dorado Hills Deputy Chief Jim O’Camb said recently as he sat back in his office chair and reflected on his nearly 35-year fire service career. He recalled a man stopping him in the grocery store once to thank O’Camb for saving the man’s daughter. He smiled as […]

November 20, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Folsom powerhouse docents tour the past

Like some long-deserted city, the shoreline of the American River near Salmon Falls is littered here and there with the scattered remains of an old diversion dam and ditches. And though neglected, the dam hasn’t been forgotten. Visiting recently were docents from the Folsom Powerhouse along with Jenifer Padgett, a state Department of Parks and […]

November 20, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Scout builds outdoor classroom for Golden Hills School

Golden Hills students a staff recently recognized an alum who never forgot his years at the El Dorado Hills school. Jonathan Heideman of Boy Scout Troop 193 recently built an outdoor classroom there for his Eagle Scout project The Jesuit high school sophomore attended Golden Hills School from kindergarten through eighth grade and described the three […]

November 20, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Veterans, we salute you!

Village Life would like to say thank you to all veterans … for their service, sacrifice and selflessness. We can’t fully express in words how appreciative we are. Around the community, several events have honored veterans past and present, including a special event at the Senior Center and an assembly at Lake Forest Elementary. Want […]

November 12, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged

Windsor Point Park officially open

Community leaders, a fire engine and even cupcakes made an appearance at Thursday’s Windsor Point Park ribbon cutting ceremony but a pick up soccer game really got the kids’ attention. The newest El Dorado Hills Community Services District Park on the corner of Francisco Drive and Schooner Drive had been a dream for a decade before […]

November 13, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

What a view

Editor’s note: Here’s part one of the promised journal of El Dorado Hills resident Shawn Burton, who embarked on a 167-mile journey around the Tahoe Basin last month. Oct. 4 Hello everyone, beginning today I am going to be attempting to hike the entire Tahoe Rim Trail. For those of you who don’t know, the […]

November 13, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Coco, Prada win EID seats

In a campaign during which the candidates often seemed to run more against the district than each other, two new members have been elected to the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors. In Division 2, retired CEO Greg Prada won out over retired analyst Richard Englefield, 59 percent to 39 percent. In Division 4, Dr. […]

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