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Haircuts offer hope for families dealing with autism

Mrs. El Dorado County Holly Bialorucki, hugs her daughter Bonnie, 13, at the Maribou Salon where Holly and salon owner Jill Cromwell will host a Cut-A-Thon benefiting an organization that helps families deal with autism. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Reigning Mrs. El Dorado County International Holly Bialorucki champions a cause close to her heart: treating autism in children. On Sunday, June 24, Bialorucki will team up with Families for Early Autism Treatment  and Jill Cromwell of Maribou Salon to host a Cut-A-Thon fundraiser. Bialorucki’s platform as Mrs. El Dorado County includes raising autism awareness […]

Comments Off / June 17, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

UPDATE: No crime in Town Center death, officials determine

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies converged on El Dorado Hills Town Center on June 12 after a construction worker found a woman’s body hanging in an enclosed trash area. Though originally deemed suspicious — 911 calls made to the Sheriff’s Department the night before the body was discovered reported a woman screaming for help in […]

190 Comments / June 15, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wish granted … in grand style

Kaliana Warford, 9, stands entranced as she listens to her favorite singer Andrea Bocelli perform a beautiful song. The Warford family traveled to Italy, sponsored by the Make-A-Wish foundation, to fulfill Kali's dream to meet the singer. Courtesy photo

In September 2011 the Warford family of El Dorado Hills sat in freezing weather in New York City’s Central Park, anticipating a free concert given by Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli. Kaliana Warford, a 9-year-old with the congenital form of myotonic muscular dystrophy, submitted a wish to the Make-A-Wish Foundation two-and-a-half years earlier in hopes […]

2 Comments / June 14, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / June 14, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

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


Comments Off / June 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / June 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »