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Littles shop big during special event

Village Life reporter Wendy Schultz helps Dino Anderson, 5, choose a toy during the Snowball Holiday Shopping event at Target in El Dorado Hills on Saturday. Photo by Laurie Edwards

There might be no better combination than a hot pancake breakfast and some rapid-fire retail therapy — especially just in time for Christmas. If you toss a visit with Santa into the mix and stir it up with a candy cane, you’ve got the fourth annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County Snowball Shopping event. On […]

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Center Stage dancers pirouette, tap for charity

Ballerinas Amanda Luong, Allie Mahaney, Annika Paull, Agatha Goluszek, Claire Hunsaker, Katelyn Vissiere, Emily Seabourne and Gabby Grimenstien, left to right, will perform with other Center Stage dancers at charity shows this Saturday. The performances will be held at Holy Trinity Parish. Courtesy photo

Center Stage Dance Academy will celebrate the Christmas season by giving 100 percent of its holiday dance benefit proceeds to local charities. “This is our 11th year giving back and we couldn’t be more excited,” said director and owner of the studio Georgina Coleman. This year’s holiday show will be held three times on Dec. 13 at […]

No Comment / December 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Local photogs’ pics chosen for first EDH postcards

Contest winners hold framed postcards of their photos depicting El Dorado Hills at the California Welcome Center. Left to right, Bill Miller of El Dorado Hills, Charlene Lane of El Dorado Hills, Frank Romejko of El Dorado Hills, Radek Peliks of El Dorado Hills, Debbie Manning, El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, and chamber travel concierge Sylvia Lewis. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Since people are always asking for El Dorado Hills postcards, California Welcome Center travel concierge Sylvia Lewis had a brainstorm: Challenge the community to submit their best pictures of El Dorado Hills for a postcard contest. Last Wednesday night the winners were recognized at a reception, where the town’s first postcards were prominently displayed. The […]

No Comment / December 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Here comes Santa Claus

Santa will greet guests and stop for photo ops during the Santa Run finale in Town Center, Dec. 20. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Santa Claus never misses an opportunity to visit El Dorado Hills, especially when his reindeer don’t really have to do the driving. The El Dorado Hills Fire Department, Jolly Old St. Nick and Mrs. Claus once again team up for the annual Santa Run, now in its 51st year, Dec. 15-20. El Dorado Hills Firefighter Association […]

No Comment / December 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Town Center apartments approved

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors gave the final go ahead for a 250-unit apartment complex in El Dorado Hills at its Dec. 2 meeting. To be built by Stockton-based developer Economou/Spanos, the apartment complex will be constructed on a 4.5-acre lot in Town Center. Opposed by some in the community because of the project’s density and impact on […]

No Comment / December 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 27 through Dec. 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight Nov. 27: Deputies responded to a battery report on Haights Court. None of the parties involves requested prosecution. Too much Nov. 27: A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on Town Center Boulevard. Hot off the press Nov. 27: Someone set […]

No Comment / December 07, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

El Dorado Community Foundation gives more

The El Dorado Community Foundation Board of Directors recently approved another round of grants brought to the directors by the El Dorado Hills Cabinet for the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund, the South Lake Tahoe Cabinet for the South Lake Tahoe Endowment, the Foundation Grants Committee for the Endow El Dorado Fund and the Veterans Services Commission for their Welcome […]

No Comment / December 04, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »