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Firefighters Pipe & Drum Band debuts

El Dorado Hills Fire Department engineer Mike LeBlanc and firefighter/paramedics Brian Wilke and Jason Smith play the bagpipes and firefighter/paramedic Dale Hemlock takes the snare drum in the Pipes & Drum Band. The group hopes to become a fixture at community events. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Yes indeed. The emotive drone of Great Highland bagpipes wafted through the clear morning air in Park Village on a recent Sunday morning. With kilts flapping in the breeze, the El Dorado Hills Firefighters Pipe and Drum Band made its public debut at Bertelsen Park as part of the annual reposting of the colors, aka flag, […]

No Comment / September 24, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Run For Courage this Saturday

Run For Courage participants celebrate at the start of last year's race. Courtesy photo

Thousands expected to stand up against modern day slavery At 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, Run For Courage will host its third annual Race to End Human Trafficking. Together on the field with more than 40 retail vendors, other anti-trafficking organizations and six survivors of trafficking, the Run For Courage team hopes to increase awareness […]

No Comment / September 24, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Candidate Crumpley: EDHCSD board needs a CPA

EDHCSD candidate Terry Crumpley said the board could benefit from a CPA who would make sound fiscal decisions. Village life photo by Mike Roberts

El Dorado Hills accountant, Little League mom and Tea Party conservative Terry Crumpley has thrown her three-cornered hat into the ring as a candidate for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors. The self-employed CPA has become a familiar face in local meetings “where others make decisions that affect our lives,” she […]

29 Comments / September 24, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Details of Skeel settlement released

Attorneys for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and John Skeel settled the lawsuit brought by the former general manager over his 2011 firing. The final settlement document was signed on Sept. 11 and released to Village Life on Sept 18. The settlement awards $150,000 to Skeel, half of which will be covered by […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: September

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Un-Merry Sept. 2: Deputies responding to a call on Merrychase Drive arrested a 32-year-old woman on suspicion of public intoxication. That’s not yours Sept. 3: A La Canada Drive resident reported theft from his apartment, naming a roommate in the process of being evicted […]

No Comment / September 21, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 12-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burgled Sept. 12: Thieves broke into a Lakehills Drive home and stole jewelry and electronics. Busted Sept. 12: An 18-year-old man received a citation after deputies reportedly found him in possession of marijuana on Meadow Wood Drive. Vandals out and about Sept. 13: A […]

No Comment / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Free rabies vaccinations offered

El Dorado County Animal Services is teaming up with area veterinarians and animal welfare agencies to offer free rabies vaccinations for cats and dogs on World Rabies Day, Saturday, Sept. 29. The free rabies vaccinations will be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the El Dorado County Government Center, 330 Fair Lane in […]

No Comment / September 20, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »