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Protect your family from fire

National Fire Prevention Week October 9 – 15 Sacramento – Every year in California firefighters respond to residential structure fires that take lives and inflict millions of dollars in damage. From Oct. 9-15 Cal Fire teams up with the National Fire Prevention Association for Fire Prevention Week to educate Californians on the simple steps they can take to help […]

No Comment / October 10, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

People talk: How confident are you that the president and Congress will pass an effective jobs plan?

 

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Vortex of evil invades Town Center

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The long-forgotten old west town of El Dorado predated El Dorado Hills by a century and a half and thrived until a humble miner accidentally unleashed a vortex of evil that turned the town’s inhabitants into zombie-like spooks that live on in a preternatural afterlife. Hard working Hands4Hope volunteers have recreated old El Dorado and […]

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Hold ’Em for Habitat fundraiser on Oct. 22

El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity will hold its Fourth Annual Texas Hold ’Em Poker Tournament at Town Center in El Dorado Hills on Saturday, Oct 22. New this year, Habitat is adding a Casino Night along with the poker tournament.  Attendees will also enjoy great food, silent auction, raffle prizes, music, best pirate costume […]

No Comment / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Walgreens opens Oct. 14

Store manager Lisa Bang 28, unpacks merchandise for the new Walgreens opening in El Dorado Hills Oct. 14. Customers who get there early on the first day will get some free goodies. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

El Dorado Hills’ newest drug store will open Friday, Oct. 14, and store manager Lisa Bang invites everyone to come in and “say hi.” And get some free gifts. What exactly will the store give away? “That’s a secret,” said Bang, 28, with a big smile on her face. “You have to come in to […]

No Comment / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

It’s a teen scene at the EDH library

Sylvia Gomez, 16, of Pamplona, Spain, shows off her version of sushi, made from Rice Krispie treats, fruit roll ups and Swedish fish at an El Dorado Hills Library event. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

At first glance, the El Dorado County Library in El Dorado Hills at 7455 Silva Valley Parkway, is a grown-up’s library. A gorgeous fall display by Pottery World of El Dorado Hills greets patrons as they enter the main room and a magnificent painting of Horsetail Falls by Connie Randmma hangs above a fireplace against the […]

No Comment / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Embezzler gets 14 months in prison

A former El Dorado Hills woman who pleaded guilty to embezzlement earlier this year was sentenced Tuesday to 14 months in prison. On June 21 Shalena P. Leggett, 37, pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud after embezzling more than $450,000 while working as a bookkeeper for a Sacramento-based real estate firm. Leggett then attempted to hide the […]

No Comment / October 06, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »