Home » News You are browsing entries filed in “News”

County supports community human trafficking awareness efforts

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency is working with the community and county partners to support local outreach and education efforts to combat human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where victims are controlled or forced to perform labor, are sexually exploited […]

Comments Off / June 06, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Kraus stands out in crowded Senate race

Jason Kraus

“I believe in freedom, the truth and I’m the most loyal person you’ll ever meet,” El Dorado Hills resident Jason Kraus told Village Life on why he’s the candidate to fill Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat, which 33 others are also seeking. He is listed under no party preference, preferring to be labeled “an American,” […]

Comments Off / June 06, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

Crews make quick work of grass fire

A firefighter douses flames in a wildland fire that burned 17.2 acres near 8400 South Shingle Road on Thursday morning.  Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

LATROBE — A vegetation fire broke Thursday morning at the corner of Settlers Trail and South Shingle Road, roaring to 17 acres before fire crews contained it around 12:45 p.m. Several outbuildings were damaged but no residences, according to fire officials. Cal Fire, El Dorado Hills Fire and Rescue Fire crews responded. No injuries were reported. The […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: May 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: May 1 3:33 p.m. A 67-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of battery after she allegedly splashed a woman with water. 4:54 p.m. A Robin Lane resident reported that someone tried to get into a private storage shed. May 2 7:26 a.m. Someone slashed […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Students give Wally lasting gift

Graduating eighth-graders Ally McClaine, Kate Horita and Shelby LeMarquand, left to right, surprise Wally Richardson with a mural they painted for him on the Marina Village Middle School campus. Every day Wally and his dogs greet everyone as they make their way to/from school. Photo by Diane Orciuoli

How do you thank someone who has brightened the north side of El Dorado Hills for nearly two decades? With his infectious smile, Wally Richardson, 92, waves to passersby and greets those he meets on foot with a knuckle bump. He especially likes to be out walking his schnauzers Missy and Pistol when students are […]

2 Comments / June 01, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Grants Gala highlights nonprofits

Six West Slope nonprofits will receive $60,000 in grants from Women’s Fund El Dorado at its annual Grants Gala, set for June 3 at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The recipient 501(c)(3) organizations were selected by the WFED membership through voting. Reflecting a change in the granting process this year, three Community Focus […]

Comments Off / June 01, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID looks at solar/hydro power boosts

The need to invest in more energy generating projects was on the May 23 El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors’ meeting agenda. At previous meetings board members, in particular Directors Dale Coco and George Osborne, expressed concern that energy costs could double by 2020 due to the state’s goal of promoting renewable energy sources. The district spends 10 percent […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »