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EDH Crime Watch: June 13-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Dinged June 13: A man on Valley View Parkway reported that another man dented his vehicle. Ransacked June 13: Someone rummaged through and stole items from a vehicle parked on Gemwood Drive. Swiped June 15: A Mendocino Court resident reported her debit card stolen. […]

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‘Sweat the small stuff’ with summer road safety

SACRAMENTO — Summer is road trip time, and California has a number of great destinations to explore by motor vehicle.  To help motorists enjoy safe summer travels on the road, the California Highway Patrol reminds the public to take care of themselves and their vehicles during the upcoming hot weather months. “Throughout the busy summer […]

Comments Off / June 18, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Officials explain Marble Valley by the numbers

Parker Development’s management team defended the proposed Marble Valley project during the June 13 El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors meeting. The proposed specific plan calls for 2,800 to 3,200 homes in the vacant and historic four-plus mile valley located immediately southeast of the Bass Lake freeway interchange. Project Manager Tom Howard […]

2 Comments / June 17, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye Foundation helping students go high tech

Oak Meadow fifth-graders complete assignments on their Chromebooks in Ms. Burkland's class. The Buckeye Education Foundation and PTA partnered to bring more technology to the classrooms. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Homework alerts via e-mail, group projects available in the cloud, children engaged in their learning experiences … it’s all happening in Buckeye Union School District’s classrooms. But Jon Yoffie wants more. The president of the Buckeye Education Foundation has technology on his mind and he wants to see it in every classroom. To that end, […]

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Nutting hearing delayed again

A hearing for El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting was taken off the court calendar and now awaits reassignment. Nutting was due to be arraigned by Judge Warren Stracener on Thursday morning, but the hearing was taken off the court calendar by Presiding Judge Suzanne Kingsbury, according to a court bailiff. The case awaits reassignment […]

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Blaze interrupts fire dept. ceremony

Family and friends surround El Dorado Hills firefighter/chaplain Ben Cowles, who missed receiving the Firefighter of the Year award to respond to a fire call Friday evening. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Moments before the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s inaugural public awards ceremony began, an Avellano Drive structure fire sent crews to their engines and trucks. Forget the dress wear and plaques … it was time to work. For this reason, the fire department’s Volunteer Firefighter of the Year Rob Austerman and Firefighter of the Year […]

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If wildfire strikes are you ready to go?

CAMINO — As we have seen on the news, wildfires, tornados, earthquakes or floods can strike at any time. Survival can be predicated upon who was prepared in advance of the disaster. So what can you do today to help prepare you and your loved ones? “Creating a Family Disaster Plan is the first step in preparing […]

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