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EDH Crime Watch: June 7-13

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: When vandals strike June 7: Vandalism was reported on Sonora Court. Rough ride home June 7: A 22-year-old woman reported that someone stole her vehicle’s tire, leaving the rim, while the car was parked on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Mail theft June 8: Mail […]

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People Talk: What is the best advice your dad has ever given you?

 

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Hometown Hero: Shannon McGoey

Shannon McGoey

Army Private 2 Shannon McGoey graduated from the Ranger Assessment and Selection Program from Fort Benning Army Base, Ft Benning, Ga., on June 12. The PV2 infantryman completed an intensive 14-week one-station unit training, then moved on to three weeks of basic Airborne training. He then moved to Pre-RASP spending three weeks preparing for the […]

6 Comments / June 13, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Folsom toddler drowns

At 5:51 p.m. on Monday, June 11, the Folsom Fire Department responded to the report of an accidental drowning in the pool of a single family residence on Porter Road in Folsom. When fire personnel arrived on scene, they found a father administering CPR to his unresponsive toddler daughter. Medics from the El Dorado Hills Fire Department rushed […]

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Dillin’ it up, pickleball style

Cheri Carruth gets ready to hit the ball in a Pickleball match while her teammate, Scott Carr looks on at The Four Seasons Lodge in El Dorado Hills. Pickle Ball is played on a court with four players using paddles and a wiffle ball. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“Pickleball is here to stay, you betcha!” said Minnesota native Cheri Carruth about her new favorite hobby. On a trip to her hometown, Virginia, Minn., she and her husband Lee were introduced to the sport that changed their lives. “We just kinda heard about it and were visiting her hometown. And they had (tennis) courts, […]

3 Comments / June 13, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News,Sports | Read More »

State and feds acknowledge Lake Hills fire danger

Lake Hills resident Jim Stevens was cited for destruction of public property in 2002 for maintaining his “defensible space” by cutting a snag inside the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, which is just 10 feet from his house. He nonetheless continues to mow about 50 feet into state land each spring. The dry weeds and dead branches at left are an example of the fuel load if he didn’t cut the brush and remove the dead branches. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Attorney Rick Linkert’s Lake Hills home could quickly be overcome by the type of fire that last weekend’s drill assumed. He and his neighbor Jim Stevens live on El Sur Court, their tiny back yards abutting the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. Linkert took a media tour of the training area as the drill took […]

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Firefighters take over El Dorado Hills neighborhood

Firefighters simulate dousing spot fired up Lake Hills Drive duringa  training event in the El Dorado Hills neighborhood Saturday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Firefighters descended on the Lake Hills community in El Dorado Hills Saturday as 18 agencies — law enforcement, fire districts and animal control — held a massive training exercise, fighting an imaginary fire and evacuating residents from more than 250 homes. El Dorado Fire Engineer Matt Belleci spent the past year planning the exercise that […]

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