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Fall back and change your smoke detector battery

CAMINO – Fall back Saturday night and don’t forget to set all of your clocks and watches back one hour before you go to bed.  Enjoy the extra hour on Sunday but most importantly don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke alarms, reminds Chief Bill Holmes of the Amador-El Dorado-Sacramento-Alpine Unit of Cal […]

No Comment / November 02, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

There’s magic at the library

Pirate Dillon Kumar, 3, enjoys a treat at the El Dorado Hills Library Hogwarts Halloween event. That cupcake was no match for the swashbuckler's appetite. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Little princesses, witches and pirates headed to the El Dorado Hills Library Friday for some wizardry and fun. The library staff hosted Hogwarts Halloween and brewed up some magical games and enchanting treats for event attendees. Mrs. Weasley (AKA Sandra Kelsey) and the children played “Simon Says” and a game based on the four houses […]

No Comment / November 01, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Margaret Thatcher makes time for Larry Bassham

In the course of his career at Aerojet, Larry Bassham met a lot of important people, including Ronald Reagan, who only ate pie at lunch. His favorite such story is the April 2, 1990, briefing to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who hates formal presentations, preferring to talk to the presenter across a table. Bassham […]

No Comment / November 01, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills CSD names new general manager

John Skeel

The El Dorado Hills CSD Board of Directors announced after a five-month national search they recently hired John P. Skeel as the new CSD general manager. Skeel joins the district with more than 22 years of related parks and recreation and private sector career experience. In order to meet the changing economic climate, over the past two […]

No Comment / October 29, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Bail raised in sexual assault case

Jason Sigur

The bail amount for a Yolo County man suspected of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old El Dorado Hills girl was increased to $10 million last week, 10 times the amount it was initially set at. Jason Sigur, 35, of Dunnigan, was arraigned in a Yolo County courtroom on Oct. 19. He faces 11 charges, including six […]

No Comment / October 29, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cal Fire announces ‘winter preparedness’

SolidRedGlobe

CAMINO — At 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 1, the Amador-El Dorado-Sacramento-Alpine Unit (AEU) of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection will transition into their “winter preparedness” level of staffing. This means most seasonal fire fighting personnel will be laid off and some outlying fire stations will be closed. Keep in mind AEU’s […]

No Comment / October 29, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills hometown hero: Christian Roebbelen

Airman Christian Roebbelen

Air Force Airman Christian J. Roebbelen graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an […]

No Comment / October 28, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »