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EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 26 through Oct. 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Too much Sept. 26:  Deputies arrested a 49-year-old woman on suspicion of public intoxication on Wilson Boulevard. Stray bullet Sept. 27: A bullet was found on the ground of a Harvard Way school campus. Where will we party? Sept. 28: Someone stole the tailgate […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

High school of horrors

Zombie Cheerleader (or should we say, scareleader) played by Oak Ridge student Claire Snyder, 14, wanders the hallways of Afterlife High. The Hands4Hope haunted high school opens its doors this Friday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Welcome to Afterlife High where toxic waste overflows in the science lab, fingers (not finger food) are served up in the lunchroom and rattlesnakes slither across the locker room showers. You can’t wake up for this nightmare created by Hands4Hope – Youth Making a Difference … you just have to walk through and hope you […]

Comments Off / October 04, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Student makes a great impression, again

Student of the Month Ryan Manriquez is surrounded by admirers during a recent Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting. Left to right: Rotary Club President Wayne Lowery, Teacher Mary Bears-Sylvia, parents Carrie and Tom Manriquez and Buckeye Superintendent David Roth. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills honored Rolling Hills student Ryan Manriquez as Student of the Month, again. This is the second time Ryan has earned the award, with this year’s nomination coming from seventh-grade teacher Mary Bears-Sylvia, who told the audience at the Oct. 3 meeting that Ryan is “positive in every way […]

Comments Off / October 04, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Vote early beginning Monday

The Registrar of Voters will offer early voting beginning Oct. 8 —  the first day voters may cast a ballot in the Nov. 6 Consolidated General Election. Vote by mail ballots will be mailed to voters on Oct. 9. Early voting will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Elections Department located […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Petersens recipe for smaller, faster, cheaper emergency response

Asking a single ambulance to cover all of El Dorado Hills is “simply not the fastest way to get sick people to hospitals,” said Craig Petersen. He and his wife Sherry are running for the two contested seats on the El Dorado Hills Fire Board. They question the ratio of 12 fire apparatus to one […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Author shares her thoughts on freedom, democracy

Jeanne Houston said she blames racism, an inflammatory press and wartime panic for the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

In times of war, misinformation and hysteria can lead to tragic mistakes. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, one of 120,000 Japanese Americans placed in 10 internment camps during World War II, knows this better than most. The author of “Farewell to Manzanar” shared her experiences and strong belief in democracy last week at the El Dorado Hills […]

Comments Off / October 02, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Vote by mail ballots enter the mail stream Oct. 9

More than 70,000 ballots will enter the mail stream on their way to El Dorado County voters on Tuesday, Oct. 9. “Sixty-five percent of our voters have opted to receive their ballot in the mail and the number grows every election,” states Bill Schultz, Recorder-Clerk/Registrar of Voters. “Voters find it convenient to vote on their […]

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