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Friendship is key to this perfect match

For more than three years Big Brother Greg Durio and his Little Kamrynhave bonded over squirt-gun fights and family dinners. Durio was recently named Big Brother of the Year. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Greg Durio of El Dorado Hills has been chosen Big Brother of the Year by the Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County. Durio, 49, and Kamryn, 10, have been matched for three-and-a-half years, since Kamryn was 7. They’ve remained friends through several moves that have left them in different cities an hour away […]

Comments Off / March 04, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Blanket making event benefits the elderly

Hands4Hope volunteers make blankets in Oak Ridge's cafeteria. The warm and cozy fleece throws will be donated to local seniors. Photo by Samita Dutta

Sleeping in on a Sunday morning? Not for Hands4Hope youth volunteers. Students, kindergarteners to high school seniors, spent Sunday morning tying blankets and setting up care packages for seniors at the Twin Lakes Food Bank. “I’ve always wanted to do an event that benefits the elderly .. .and I decided to put on this blanket […]

Comments Off / March 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Parisian film crew documents local fight against sex trafficking

Vicki Zito, whose daughter was a sex-trafficking victim, talks with the French film crew that came to El Dorado Hills last month. Photo courtesy of RJ Ruby Productions

On Valentine’s Day a French film crew from CANAL+ in Paris came to El Dorado Hills to document the profound impact Run For Courage is having on community awareness and education concerning sex trafficking. Executive Director Ashlie Bryant and Director of Beneficiary Programs Vicki Zito met with the crew to tell the Run For Courage […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Crack some crab and help the community

Vinal Perkins and Laura Sommers enjoy a plateful of crab at last year's Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Crab Feed & Dance. Don't miss the fun at this years event on March 9. Get your tickets now at edhcrabfeed.org. File photo by Mike Roberts

El Dorado Hills’ best, and tastiest, party of the year is just around the corner. On March 9 the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills hosts its annual crab feed and dance, featuring all-you-can-eat crab, a no host bar, a silent auction, raffles and dance beats mixed by DJ Anthony Avery. El Dorado Dance Academy […]

Comments Off / March 01, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 20-27

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Faceless Feb. 20: Someone took the stereo faceplate from a vehicle parked on Governor Drive. Unknown caller Feb. 21: A thief stole a cell phone on Post Street. Busted Feb. 21: A 22-year-old man reportedly broke a window in his parent’s Shoreline Pointe home […]

Comments Off / February 28, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Jacob Fine Scholarship celebrates Pondo alum

The first Jacob Fine Memorial Scholarship will be awarded May 2 at the Ponderosa Scholarship Night. Jacob Fine attended Ponderosa High School from 2002-06. He generously served his school as a commissioner, in student leadership and on the snowboarding team. He brought humor and intellectual gifts to the classroom and was known as a friend to […]

Comments Off / February 27, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

SWR hosts rehabbers and public wildlife classes

Join Sierra Wildlife Rescue to learn more about wildlife through upcoming classes. March classes for prospective rehabbers include Songbird First Aid on March 12 from 7 to 9 p.m.; Rehabbing Rabbits on March 16 from 1 to 3 p.m.; Rehabbing Raptors on March 27 from 7 to 9 p.m.; and Rehabbing Waterfowl and Game Birds on March […]

Comments Off / February 26, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »