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Christmas comes early for ‘Littles’

Fatima Hernandez, 14, of Placerville, left, looks at toys on the shelves, trying to decide which one to buy for her little brother at the Big Brothers Big Sisters shopping event at Target in El Dorado Hills Saturday. She is assisted by volunteer Stacey Davidson, 43, of Diamond Springs and translator Juanita Mesa, 50, of Placerville. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

About 150 Big Brothers Big Sisters children and as many volunteers woke up bright and early (actually, it was still a little dark) for a special shopping trip Saturday morning. The “Littles” spent the morning at Town Center, enjoying a pancake breakfast courtesy of the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills and a Target shopping spree […]

No Comment / December 05, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People Talk: How has your cell phone changed your life?

No Comment / December 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Holiday safety tips from the Sheriff’s Department

The holiday season is always a special time of year. It is also a time when thieves and con artist prey on innocent victims caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season.  We can never be too careful, too prepared or too aware.  So keep these tips in mind for a safe and […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Forest Service manages wind-driven fires

The Forest Service is currently managing five wildland fires that have burned from private land onto National Forest. The fires are a result of downed power lines and high winds spreading prescribed fires off of private lands onto adjacent National Forest land. High winds are expected in the morning, decreasing by evening. Fire personnel are working to suppress and contain […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Former EDH man guilty of embezzling

A former El Dorado Hills man was convicted last week of bank and mail fraud by federal jurors. Thomas Tanke, 67, was found guilty of two counts of mail fraud and five counts of bank fraud on Nov. 22. Tanke, while living in El Dorado Hills, was vice president of Rancho Cordova-based Azteca Construction Inc. from […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 23-30

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandals at work Nov. 30: Vandalism was reported on Hesley Circle and Sir Robert Court. Battery Nov. 28: A 17-year-old boy was arrested after he reportedly attacked a 42-year-old woman on Valley View Parkway. Not a dump Nov. 28: Someone illegally dumped items on […]

No Comment / December 01, 2011 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Help is out there for problem gambling during the holidays

The holidays are a time of celebration and joy for many people. However, for individuals who are struggling with problem gambling, the holidays may be especially challenging. “People with gambling issues may use the season’s demands for extra cash as a reason to increase gambling,” said Christy White, supervising health education coordinator with the Public […]

No Comment / November 30, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »