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Soak up the fun at Saturday in the Park

HAVING A BALL! — Spiderman, aka, Ryan Bender, 6, of El Dorado Hills runs with a ball almost bigger than he can handle at last year's Saturday in the Park celebration. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Saturday Night in the Park, the granddaddy of El Dorado Hills summer parties, rocks the Community Park from 5 to 9 p.m this Saturday, Aug. 11. The 2012 edition is also the grand finale of a summer-long El Dorado Hills Community Services District 50th birthday party — bigger, wilder and kid-crazier than ever. It’s the bomb. The […]

Comments Off / August 06, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Lake Hills forms fire safe council

Residents of the Lake Hills neighborhood have relented to pressure from El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts and formed a fire safe council to encourage promised Bureau of Reclamation efforts to remove years of flammable dry brush in the neighboring Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. The council is also committed to reducing fire danger […]

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EDH business gets high-five from Mickey Mouse

By John Poimiroo WorldPass Travel Group of El Dorado Hills virtually swept this year’s Walt Disney Resorts Symposium Awards, being honored 10 times, including receiving Disney’s prestigious “Partner” Award for lifetime achievement. The Disney Symposium is an event at which the world renown entertainment park operator rewards its highest 30 producing travel planners. WorldPass President […]

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DUIs 2012

The following people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol: JOHN E. BYARD, 31, El Dorado Hills, booked by EDSO on Nov. 4. BRITTANY S. CLAXTON, 20, El Dorado Hills, booked by EDSO on Nov. 4. JOSEPH J. WROBLEWSKI, 47, Cameron Park, booked by CHP on Nov. 11, bail […]

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SPEAR volunteers build self-esteem

Caroline Mohlstrom, D.C., said she believes a person’s self-esteem — in particular pre-teens and teenagers — can be seen in the way they present themselves to family and friends. “Posture can provide information on non-verbal communication and emotions,” said Mohlstrom. Mohlstrom, a chiropractor for 22 years who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of […]

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

The Pleasant Grove House: Thriving Pony Express stop now in disrepair

The Pleasant Grove House has an interesting history as a Pony Express stop and inn. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

On Green Valley Road, five miles west of Rescue, stands the Pleasant Grove House — a once commodious inn and Pony Express waystation with two barns and a blacksmith shop. California Registered Historic Landmark No. 703 marker recognizes this only Pony Express relay station between Folsom and Placerville. In 1860 Pleasant Grove House was at […]

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Crime Watch:July 26 through Aug. 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Register raided July 26: Thieves broke into a Vine Street business and stole money from the cash register. Wobbly walker July 27: Deputies took a 29-year-old man to jail after they found him walking on El Dorado Hills Boulevard and reportedly determined the man […]

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