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It’s time to Give Where You Live

The El Dorado Community Foundation is rallying with local nonprofits in preparation of the second countywide give local campaign, Give Where You Live 2015. This year’s one-day of giving is scheduled for Thursday, April 23. The El Dorado County Office of Education is participating as a key partner, once again offering its expertise in the […]

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Shooting for the stars

Madison Bichel, 9, heads to the Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot Nationals in Springfield, Mass. The El Dorado Hills athlete only recently started playing basketball but has a natural talent for the sport. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Brooks Elementary School fourth-grader Madison Bichel is headed to the Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot Nationals in Springfield, Mass., April 16-19. As a top-notch student, a competitive soccer player since age 5, as well as a cross country runner who placed fifth place in the county last year, it’s hard to imagine how Madison has time for her […]

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EDH Crime Watch: April 2-8

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vehicle targeted April 2: Someone vandalized a vehicle parked on Telegraph Hill Drive. I’ll take that April 2: A company owner reported that someone stole an appliance from a Frascati Drive home. Confrontation April 4: An unidentified man reported shoved a woman and made threatening […]

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Antique fair features great treasures

FOLSOM — Antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California are invited to the Folsom Historic District Association’s 49th Spring Antique Fair from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, on Historic Sutter Street, rain or shine. Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block Historic District for this popular regional event featuring more 150 booths with a wide range of antique […]

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Second EDH man arrested for Folsom shooting

Greg Ashman

A second El Dorado Hills man was arrested for his alleged involvement in a shooting that took place outside a Folsom bar early Easter Sunday. Investigators from the Folsom Police Department arrested Greg Scott Ashman, 26, of El Dorado Hills, a press release from the department stated. Investigators continued their investigation into the early morning […]

Comments Off / April 09, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Dave Brady gives 100 percent (and then some)

El Dorado Hills Fire Battalion Chief Dave Brady loves problem solving, teaching and learning — attributes that earned him the Firefighter of the Year award. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills Fire Department Battalion Chief Dave Brady confessed that he’s known as someone who “generally works too much.” That’s understandable given his job, or should we say jobs. For more than a year, Brady, 40, has served as the A Shift battalion chief; he’s also responsible for testing new hires and those seeking promotions […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH man arrested after shooting

An El Dorado Hills man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in Folsom on Easter Sunday. Frank Vincent Sierras, 24, is currently being held at the Sacramento County jail in lieu of $1 million bail, according to a press release issued by the Folsom Police Department. At approximately 12:45 a.m. on April 5, […]

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