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People Talk: Are you getting spring fever?

Herb Weiss, El Dorado Hills: “I get summer fever. I can’t wait for the pool to open. For now, I lay out in my yard on nice days. I know it’s not good for you but I love it. Bring on the sun!” Madelyn Duke, El Dorado Hills: “Yes. I just feel like getting out in the yard and start […]

No Comment / March 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Shockingly good news from Senior Center

Cathy Statham, seated, shows off the new Senior Center AED to retired El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Brian Veerkamp, Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Jeff England and John Johnson, president of the local Firefighters Foundation. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The El Dorado Hills Rotary Club has teamed up with firefighters and a local CPR trainer to put an Automated External Defibrillator in the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. The AED allows any laymen Good Samaritan to shock a heart attack victim back to life within the first critical three minutes, before paramedics arrive. The […]

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Ex-DSA prexy charged in embezzling scheme

Retired El Dorado County deputy sheriff Donald Philip Atkinson, 50, of El Dorado Hills was arrested in Nevada Thursday morning on 44 counts of embezzlement, fraud, forgery, perjury, grand theft and theft from an “elder or dependent adult.” Bail was set by Judge Daniel B. Proud at $1 milion, according to the arrest warrant. The […]

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Attorneys arrested in alleged loan scam

SACRAMENTO — Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced the arrests of the owners and managing attorney of a law firm that took thousands of dollars in up-front loan modification fees for services that were never performed for homeowners, many of whom ended up losing their homes. Gregory Flahive of El Dorado Hills, 39, Cynthia Flahive […]

No Comment / March 08, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Scout washing cars to raise money

Eagle Scout prospect Parker Jamieson of El Dorado Hills has designed a landscaping project at Marina Village Middle School. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Parker Jamieson has been involved in Scouting for the last seven years. An eighth-grader at Marina Village Middle School, Jamieson, 14, joined the Tiger Scouts when he was in first grade. He then participated in Cub Scouts and Webelo Scouts before becoming a Boy Scout in troop No. 645 almost three years ago. Being in the […]

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Land use policy changes under way

A team of county managers and planners led by Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Kim Kerr publicly unveiled a package of land use policy updates Tuesday night in El Dorado Hills. Roughly 80 residents turned out, many concerned about growth in El Dorado Hills. Several spoke out against specific proposed projects in their neighborhoods. The county-dubbed […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: March

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriffs reports: Break in March 1: A thief knocked in a Cameron Park Drive business’ window, entered the building and stole items. Rummaged through March 1: Someone burglarized a Merrychase Drive shed. Phone threats March 1: Two men on La Canada Drive reported receiving threatening texts […]

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