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Chartraw sentenced

A former El Dorado Hills man who pleaded guilty to a multimillion-dollar wire fraud involving the supposed sale of precious metal-laden bars was sentenced to more than four years in prison and nearly $3 million in restitution on Aug. 29. After victims submitted many letters discussing the impacts of Daniel Chartraw’s actions, United States District Judge […]

2 Comments / September 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Have you forgotten?

Veterans Memorial Park  plans call for a memorial garden, courtyard and a 100-year journey through American conflicts.

Veterans, supporters moving forward on memorial park Marine Lance Cpl. Brad Shuder, Army Staff Sgt. Mathew Taylor, Army Sgt. Kyle Dayton and Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote — these local men gave their lives for our freedom and last Wednesday, as Rotarian Bill Tobin read their names and a small bio, tears welled up in […]

1 Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

One last brew

The El Dorado Hills Firefighters Association presents the Wine, Cheese and Brew grand finale on beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. For 50 years, El Dorado Hills residents and guests have enjoyed this annual fundraiser, which began as a small event catering to about 50 people and bloomed into a can’t miss party with […]

No Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wave hello to new EDH farmers

El Dorado Hills Natural Farms owners Doug Hus, left, and Rob and Robin Day, right, greet customer Russ Tuttle, holding veggies, with his weekly basket of CSA goods. He paid $24 for a week's worth of fresh produce. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Doug Hus may be a real estate broker by day, but the El Dorado Hills resident and co-owner of the new El Dorado Hills Natural Farms off Highway 50 has adapted to farm life quite well.  Wearing a straw hat and blue jeans, Hus can be seen most days towing crates of strawberries or handpicking […]

1 Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Local woman’s car hit by train in North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, ND — On Aug. 27 Grand Fork sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a train colliding with a car, later found to belong to an El Dorado Hills woman. Deputies responded to North Washington Street and 23rd Avenue NE at about 1:14 a.m., according to a press release. They were advised that […]

No Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 22-28

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Rode away Aug. 22: A 16-year-old boy reportedly took his father’s motorcycle without permission from their Calaveras Drive home. Behind the camera Aug. 22: Two teenage boys walking on Highland Hills Drive reported that a man followed and photographed them. Hacked Aug. 23: A […]

No Comment / August 29, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Renaissance Tudor Fayre takes over the lake

Archers, musicians, wenches and other characters will turn Cameron Park Lake into an English village on Sept. 7 & 8. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Thomas Sudbury has a problem. He owes the crown 26 pounds and King Henry VII and his entourage are coming through Folkestone to escape the plague. Will the monk escape the king’s men or will he end up in the stocks? This adventure and much more will entertain the crowds expected at the Renaissance Tudor Fayre […]

No Comment / August 29, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »