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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 […]

Comments Off / June 11, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Firm offers free business makeover package to local businesses

LiftOff, a division of Sacramento-based Vision Launchers, LLC, is offering area businesses the opportunity to win a $17,000 business makeover package consisting of a custom website, photo session, video commercial, logo design, marketing consultation and social media training. “Small businesses are vital to our region. In today’s economy, we’ve spoken with a number of small […]

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First hand deals $88,182 jackpot

Red Hawk Casino offers players Northern California’s lowest side bet for a chance to win a table progressive. The $1 side bet is available on Fortune Pai Gow Poker, Let It Ride, Four Card Poker, Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’ em. The small side bet resulted in an $88,182 jackpot for Kurt from […]

Comments Off / June 07, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

People Talk: What was your favorite song in high school?

 

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Baby bird caretakers needed

Summer is on its way, and Sierra Wildlife Rescue’s Baby Bird Nursery is fast filling up with wild nestlings and fledglings. The nursery is in operation from approximately through July 30 at SWR’s Wildlife Center, 3030 Newtown Road in Placerville. Caring for orphaned or injured baby birds is a wonderful way to help SWR and […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: June

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Searched and seized June 2: A 31-year-old on probation was arrested after a probation search at a La Crescenta Drive property reportedly yielded proof of violations. Not a drive thru June 2: An Old Meder Road resident reported that someone damages a fence while […]

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EDH Crime Watch: May 31 through June 6

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Dude, where’s my car? May 31: An Uplands Drive resident reported that two people took his vehicle without his permission. The suspects possibly drove to Oregon. No rider May 31: A bicycle was found on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Burglary report June 1: A […]

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