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Cameron Park indoor pot garden seized

MARIJUANA PLANTS in various stages of growth and related equipment were seized by detectives at 2907 Pasada Court in Cameron Park Thursday morning. Photo courtesy El Dorado County Sheriff's Department.

The relative tranquility of a quiet Cameron Park suburb was disturbed Aug. 18  by the long arm of the law, but locals were more than happy to forgive the ruckus. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, led by five of its detectives, raided a home on Pasada Court, putting to rest an elaborate indoor marijuana […]

No Comment / August 18, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Smoker’s helpline offers free nicotine patches

El Dorado County smokers may, for a limited time, receive free nicotine patches through the California Smokers’ Helpline, 1-800-NO-BUTTS. Eligible smokers who call the helpline and enroll in the free telephone-based program for quitting will receive a free two-week starter kit of patches, while supplies last. “This is certainly a great opportunity for someone who […]

No Comment / August 18, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Software exec pays it forward

FULFILLING A DREAM — Dion Nugent is the CEO of Forté Holdings, a health care technology company located in the El Dorado Hills Business Park. As a boy he dreamed of becoming a firefighter. As a volunteer for the El Dorado Hills Fire District, he’s fulfilled his dream and then some, creating websites and even commercials to recruit volunteers. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Dion Nugent is the founder and CEO of Forté Holdings, a health care technology company located in the El Dorado Hills Business Park. He fulfilled a boyhood dream in 2005 when he became a volunteer firefighter. He said he was surprised to discover that the software programs used in the engines, on the ambulances and […]

No Comment / August 17, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Birthday wishes

Courtesy photo

NEKAELA EDRALIN’S family pulled out the spray paint and shared their “Happy Birthday” message to the teenager, who turned “Sweet 16″ on July 29.

No Comment / August 16, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Girl Scouts learn about nature

BE AWARE —€” Girl Scout Troop 850 hung out with Smokey Bear during a recent trip to Sly Park Lake. Courtesy photo

This summer Girl Scouts of El Dorado Hills, Service Unit 151, hosted at three-day weekend Camporee at Sly Park.  The following activities were included: • “How to Build a Campfire” (Hosted by Denise Rice from Placerville Ranger Station-El Dorado National Forest, Forest Service volunteers and Smokey Bear. Joan McNamara, forest fuels officer, El Dorado National Forest […]

No Comment / August 15, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Michael Foster

Michael Foster

Air National Guard Airman Michael H. Foster graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

No Comment / August 15, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A splendid Saturday in the Park

SUPER DELIVERERS —€” The winners of Village Life's newspaper delivery contest are all smiles. The line was long at this hugely popular game. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Hundreds enjoyed the sunshine, fun and Michael Jackson’s moves at Saturday in the Park. The El Dorado Hills Community Services District/El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce event featured family fun, good food and much more. Visitors kept coming to the Village Life booth, featuring our famous newspaper delivery game, until we broke the game and […]

No Comment / August 15, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »