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Windmill takes the Camellia Cup

Leading the Camellia Cup on Folsom Lake, Dave Neilsen sails his Windmill dinghy (5150) ahead of two Santana 20s from Oregon. He went on to win Sunday's race. Photo by Ryan Anne Polli

A Roseville man rode a Windmill on Folsom Lake to win the 49th Camellia Cup Regatta on Sunday, April 19. Dave Nielsen, 62, rode his Windmill class, two-person, 15.5-foot sailboat, Sea Alice, to beat 60 boats and win the Folsom Lake Yacht Club’s 49th Camellia Cup Regatta. It was Neilsen’s first Camellia Cup championship and […]

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Roth receives new court date

During a short Monday hearing,  the Latrobe man accused of killing his wife received a new court date. Roy Roth, 51, appeared in court with his attorney Mark Ralphs for a hearing lasting only minutes. Ralphs told Judge Kenneth J. Melikian that he had not yet received any discovery, requesting the hearing be continued for two […]

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Morgan Jones makes a splash

Oak Ridge senior Morgan Jones recently signed to play water polo for San Jose State. The leading Taz swim team record holder is also the first Oak Ridge water polo player to be signed to a Division 1 school. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge senior Morgan Jones recently signed to play water polo at San Jose State University, becoming the first Division 1 water polo player to come out of the El Dorado Hills high school. The Taz swim team record holder — 16 records, more than anyone in the swim team’s history — has always been a natural athlete, […]

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Fundraiser going to the dogs

Gloria and her best friend Alyssa Clay are organizing the Bow Wow Brunch, a fundraiser for Foothill Dog Rescue of the Sierra. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

A tiny dancer with a huge heart for animals is taking time from her busy days to put on a luncheon fundraiser to benefit rescue dogs, one of which jumps on three legs around the family home in El Dorado Hills. Alysa Clay, a 15-year-old sophomore at Oak Ridge High School, spends 20 hours a […]

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CSD, volunteers celebrate Arbor Day

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District is celebrating Arbor Day on April 24 in Community Park, 1021 Harvard Way. Several local organizations and clubs will help plant 25 trees across Community Park’s 40 acres in honor of National Arbor Day and the park’s 25th birthday. National Arbor Day has been celebrated since 1872, originating in […]

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El Dorado Hills volunteer gets presidential thumbs up

El Dorado Hills resident Bill Tobin has received another award for his volunteer work with ShelterBox. VIllage Life file photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills resident Bill Tobin has been recognized by President Obama and humanitarian organization ShelterBox USA with the President’s Volunteer Service Award for a fourth consecutive year. When disasters like Cyclone Pam in the Vanuatu and the Syrian refugee crisis strike, many want to help. Tobin took action for ShelterBox, an international disaster relief organization […]

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EDH Crime Watch: April 9-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Taken April 9: A petty theft was reported on St. Andrews Drive. Busted April 9: Deputies cited a 16-year-old boy who allegedly brought marijuana on a school campus. Recovered April 10: Deputies found a vehicle reported stolen in El Dorado Hills Town Center. Possible […]

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