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Cameron Park Crime Watch: December

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Mailbox spree Dec. 1: Thieves opened multiple Fairway Drive mailboxes and stole their contents. Theft Dec. 2: A petty theft was reported on Coach Lane. Can’t get in Dec. 3: Someone tried to burglarize a locked vehicle parked on La Crescenta Drive. Tee’d off […]

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It’s her lucky day

On a scale of 1 to 10, Gwen Danley's family says she's a 12! Left to right are Grandma Dee Danley-Brown, Dad Chris Danley, Gwen and Mom Karen Kukoda. The family will celebrate Gwen's 12th birthday on Dec. 12 with a spaghetti dinner. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Gwen Danley turns 12 on 12-12-12 “It was a master plan made 13 years ago,” Karen Kukoda joked about her daughter’s 12th birthday on Dec. 12, 2012. All kidding aside, the Rolling Hills Middle School sixth-grader said, “It’s cool.” And since 12-12-12 is the last repetitive date most of us alive today will ever see […]

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El Dorado Hills Community Vision honors youth

The sixth annual Youth STAR Awards, sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition, recognizes local youth for their outstanding contributions to community through leadership, mentoring, participation, and volunteerism. “It is fundamental to our mission to recognize young people for their contributions to their communities, schools, organizations and especially for their service to others,” said DJ […]

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Rotary honors Officers of the Year

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Wayne Lowery, left, and Sheriff John D'Agostini, right, congratulate deputy Bryan Brown on the Rotary Officer of the Year award. Brown and fellow deputy Keith Maher received the honor last Wednesday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies Keith Maher and Bryan Brown received accolades from the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills and their boss, Sheriff John D’Agostini, Wednesday morning as they received the title of Officers of the Year for their outstanding work and service to the community. Both men exemplify the Sheriff’s Department mission, D’Agostini said […]

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Genealogical society president steps down but his name stays with the group

Dr. Gwynn Akin, left, celebrates John C. Bronaugh's contributions to the El Dorado Hills Genealogical Society by establishing a speakers' fund in his name. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Genealogical Society’s retiring President John C. Bronaugh, and one of its founding directors, received an unanticipated honor at the society’s Nov. 28 meeting. Dr. Gwynn Akin, also a founding director, announced she would fund the establishment of the John C. Bronaugh Speakers’ Fund in Bronaugh’s honor because of his valuable and many contributions to […]

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Keep your holidays merry, bright and safe

SACRAMENTO — Holiday lights bring joy to the season, but they can also bring hazards. An estimated 400 home fires involving Christmas trees or holiday lights occur each year in the U.S., resulting in 21 deaths and $25.2 million in direct property damage, according to the National Fire Protection Association and the U.S. Fire Administration. PG&E […]

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Reverend Todd Bruce joins Trinity Episcopal

FOLSOM — The Reverend Todd Bruce has been named rector at Folsom’s historic Trinity Episcopal Church. The appointment is the result of a nearly year-long process that attracted applicants nationwide to this church whose parishioners have been a driving force for community outreach programs locally, and throughout the northern California diocese. Todd comes to the Folsom […]

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