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EDH bank robbed

El Dorado County sheriff's vehicles surround the Chase Bank in El Dorado Hills Town Center Thursday afternoon after it was robbed. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

A suspect described as a while male wearing a teal fanny pack robbed the Chase Bank in El Dorado Hills Town Center Thursday afternoon, according to El Dorado County sheriff’s officials. The Sheriff’s Department received the call at 1:10 p.m. The suspect “claimed to have a weapon,” Lt. Bob Ashworth said. That weapons was not seen […]

Comments Off / March 22, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Tiny puppy making a big impression

Tiny Beyonce was the runt in a litter of five. The Grace Foundation is caring for this puppy, her siblings and her mom. Photo courtesy of EDDOG

Two-week-old Beyonce, who is not much bigger than a business card, has escaped the jaws of death four times. Saturday the puppy made her national television debut on Good Morning America. Thanks to The Grace Foundation, an El Dorado Hills-based animal rescue group, and local publicity little Beyonce is quite possibly now the most famous […]

Comments Off / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Star student: Hannah Dardano

Everyone wants to congratulate Hannah at a recent Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting! Back row left to right: Dad Curt Dardano, Rotary Club President Jeff England, Oak Meadow Principal Barbara Narez, Buckeye Superintendent David Roth, teacher Sue Burkland, brother Christian Dardano and grandmother Loretta Reinick. Front row left to right: Sister Adalyn Dardano, step-mom Marlo Dardano, sister Grace Dardano, Student of the Month Hannah Dardano, mom Rachael Dardano and brother Julian Dardano. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

School officials and El Dorado Hills Rotarians recently honored Hannah Dardano as Student of the month. Oak Meadow fifth-grade teacher Sue Burkland said Hannah capably handles conflicts between her peers as a conflict manager and is always asking questions. “Hannah has this thirst for knowledge,” Burkland explained. “She’s just a great all-around person I’m so […]

Comments Off / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Observatory gets new telescope

The Cameron Park Rotary Community Observatory will host a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony to recognize the donation of the new GenCorp Foundation telescope at 2 p.m. on April 10. The Cameron Park Rotary Community Observatory is operated through a partnership between Folsom Lake College, the El Dorado County Office of Education and the Cameron […]

Comments Off / March 20, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

State approves funding for county first-time homebuyers

With mortgage interest rates less than 5 percent and housing prices at record lows, local first-time house hunters with modest family incomes may benefit from El Dorado County’s First-Time Homebuyer Loan Program. The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Housing Program has received approval for $800,000 from the State’s Home Investment Partnerships Program […]

Comments Off / March 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Exciting senior trips planned

Ring of Fire — The Music of Johnny Cash May 23: Don’t miss a tuneful, foot-stomping celebration of America’s legendary singer-songwriter Johnny Cash, as told through the songs he composed and recorded.  Though he’s never impersonated, his remarkable life story is told through his music, performed by gifted singers and instrumentalists in a concert that will […]

1 Comment / March 20, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Grand Jury applicants sought

The annual opportunity for citizens to take part in the 2012-13 El Dorado County Grand Jury by submitting their names for possible nomination has arrived. The Grand Jury is an excellent vehicle for committed men and women to keep government close to and responsible to all of our county’s residents. Applicants must be Untied States […]

Comments Off / March 20, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »