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EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 19-26

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Guilty conscience Sept. 19: Someone stole a bicycle left on a Village Green Drive home’s front porch and two days later returned the bike. Ride no more Sept. 20: Someone stole the catalytic converter from a motorcycle parked on Broome Place. On the outside […]

Comments Off / September 27, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Rx take back day this Saturday

Last April Americans turned in 552,161 pounds (276 tons) of prescription drugs at more than 5,600 sites operated by  nearly 4,300 state and local law enforcement agencies and the Drug Enforcement Administration. In its four previous Take Back events, DEA and its partners took in more than 1.5 million pounds (nearly 775 tons) of pills. […]

1 Comment / September 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Leslie Anderson

Army National Guard Pvt. Leslie C. Anderson has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, […]

Comments Off / September 27, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Free Apple Hill Shuttle hitting the road

El Dorado Transit will operate the free Apple Hill Shuttle every Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 6-28. Parking for the shuttle services will be available at two locations: Schnell School in Placerville and the U.S. Forest Service Ranger Station, just off Highway 50, on Eight Mile Road in Camino. […]

Comments Off / September 25, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

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, […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 »