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Kings come to El Dorado Hills

Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

ROYAL TREATMENT — Town Center Magnate Tony Mansour, right, chats with Sacramento Kings owner Gavin Maloof, left, and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, center, in Town Center on June 8. The mayor and the Kings brought an optimistic message about the team’s future in Sacramento, especially in a new sports arena, and encouraged a VIP audience […]

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STAR service

SMILING FACES will greet visitors to the El Dorado Hills sheriff's substation, now staffed by STARs. Left to right, Sheriff John D'Agostini, STAR Jim Singleton, STAR John Cook, STAR John Marchant, STAR Betty Engelhardt, STAR John Bronaugh, Sgt. Wishart, Sgt. Bryan Golmitz, STAR Wes Bean and Undersheriff Rich Williams. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Team of Active Retirees has taken over the El Dorado Hills sheriff’s substation to assist the public with crime reporting, offer crime prevention tips and answer questions. “Deputies would use (the office) from time to time but it was never a point of contact for the community,” Sheriff John D’Agostini said […]

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Rotary ready for a sunny Wine at Town Center

Rain delayed Wine at Town Center presented by the Rotary Clubs of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills but it didn’t dampen members’ enthusiasm for the event now rescheduled for Saturday, June 25. “We look forward to clear skies and great support from the community at our fundraiser,” said Kathy Witherow, El Dorado Hills Rotarian […]

No Comment / June 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Surviving a wildfire

This is part one of a three-part series submitted by the Amador-El Dorado Unit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) on its “Ready-Set-Go!” fire and life safety campaign. CAMINO —  “Living in the Sierra Nevada foothills is a dream come true but with that dream comes a responsibility that many […]

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Follow pioneers’ wagon tracks

ADVENTUROUS DRIVERS make their way through High Rock Canyon during last year's Lassen Applegate Emigrant Trail Ride. This year's event will begin on July 15. Courtesy photo

As early as the 1840s, farmers and gold seekers loaded their possessions, a few women, children, dogs and cats in covered wagons and began what would become an arduous journey toward the Pacific Ocean. The trickle of emigrants beginning in 1841 would turn into hordes of dreamers after the discovery of gold in California in […]

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Cameron Park Soroptimist to hand out grants

Soroptimist of Cameron Park will host its annual Grant Awards Night at 5:30 on June 29 at Sierra Vista Bank in Cameron Park. The recipients of this year’s grants will be Partners in Care, Court Appointed Special Advocates, The McKinney-Vento Girl’s Empowerment Project of the Placerville Union School District, Ponderosa Sober Grad Night, Buckeye Education […]

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Colver murder trial: Tylar’s stare ‘as if her mom didn’t exist,’ witness testifies

TYLER WITT waits in court. She testified against her former boyfriend, Steven Colver. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

When 16-year-old Tylar Marie Witt confessed to killing her mother in the hopes of receiving a lesser sentence, she agreed to lead authorities to the knife allegedly used by her former boyfriend, Steven “Boston” Colver. But testimony Tuesday afternoon in a Placerville courtroom revealed that the weapon used in the June 12, 2009, murder of […]

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