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CHP Officer of the Year

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President John Knight stands with Officer of the Year Ian Hoey and CHP Commander Craig Root, left to right. VIllage Life photo by Noel Stack

Taking a proactive approach to law enforcement, California Highway Patrol Officer Ian Hoey has reached out to El Dorado County’s most rural neighborhoods and built relationships that improve resident/law enforcement relations. His community resource program has made a huge difference said CHP Commander Craig Root, Placerville office. “What one officer has done is incredible,” Root […]

Comments Off / June 01, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 23-27

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight May 23: A woman reported a battery on Latigo Way. Ex-tra mad May 23: A Valley View Parkway resident reported that her estranged husband slashed three of her vehicle’s tires. Searched and seized May 24: Deputies arrested a 37-year-old man and a 32-year-old […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

The price was right for Nora Roehr

Nora Roehr poses with the a 15-foot West Wight Potter sailboat she won on "The Price is Right." Photo by Cecilia Clark

Nora Roehr, mother of seven, grandmother of seven and a substitute teacher in El Dorado County, was a big winner on the game show “The Price is Right.” The show aired on CBS on Feb. 23. For Roehr, like many, the popular game show and the name Bob Barker, host of “The Price is Right” […]

Comments Off / May 27, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Auditor, DA, Pioneer Fire named in lawsuit

On May 22, political consultant Dan Dellinger entered a lawsuit against county Auditor-Controller Joe Harn, District Attorney Vern Pierson and the Pioneer Fire Protection District for $12,000 he claims he’s owed by the fire district but withheld by Harn. Nearly a year after a jury found Dellinger not guilty of illegally being paid $10,000 by the […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: May 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Mailbox mischief May 1: Someone pried open a locked mailbox on Merrywood Drive. Un-neighborly May 1: A La Canada Court resident reported that while his neighbor was driving, he swerved his vehicle toward the reporting party. Busted May 1: Deputies arrested a 21-year-old man […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Plans stalled for Village J5 park

What seemed like a sure plan to construct a public 11.5-acre sports park is tied up until another Parker Development property’s future is made certain. At its April monthly meeting Area Planning Advisory Committee members favored plans for the multi-use park to be located at Sienna Ridge Drive and Bass Lake Road, Parker Development-owned land […]

Comments Off / May 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Volunteers recognized for hard work and horsing around

Dick and Sue Lawson take a break from their volunteer tasks to pose for a photo with Sapphire and Ruby at All About Equine. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Dick Lawson thought it was “safe” for his wife to volunteer for a horse rescue group because the big-hearted Sue wouldn’t be able to bring them home with her. Guess again, Dick. Sue now has a favorite horse at the sprawling and lovely All About Equine horse rescue ranch in El Dorado Hills and she’s […]

Comments Off / May 24, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »