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Lake Forest students to honor veterans

Lake Forest Elementary School invites area veterans to be honored at their Celebration of Freedom assembly on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 9:15 to 10 a.m. in the multi-purpose room at 2240 Sailsbury Drive, El Dorado Hills Veterans from local Veterans of Foreign Wars posts and friends and relatives of Lake Forest students will be present. […]

Comments Off / November 02, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Empty bowls fill food bank

Siblings Luke Peterson, Chloe Peterson and Connor Peterson, left to right, broke bread together at Oak Ridge’s first annual Empty Bowls event last Thursday. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Oak Ridge High School hosted its first Empty Bowls event last Thursday night, raising $16,500 for the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Art class students crafted 600 ceramic bowls for the sold-out event. Ticket holders were served bread and soup — tortilla, corn chowder, chicken noodle or vegetable curry — in the commemorative bowls. For the past last […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 22-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 22 7:50 a.m. A woman was seen breaking into a Dianthus Lane apartment. Later, a resident reported two watches and $2,500 in cash stolen. A suspect was arrested. 8:49 p.m. Someone took a package containing four chairs from a Copperwood Way home’s front […]

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EDH pot bust nets 200 plants

A treehouse overlooks an alleged illegal marijuana grow on Malcolm Dixon Road in El Dorado Hills. Courtesy photo

Complaints of unsightly tarps and a strong odor led El Dorado County sheriff’s detectives to serve a search warrant on Malcolm Dixon Road. What law enforcement officers reportedly found last Friday was a large marijuana grow in the rural, northern El Dorado Hills neighborhood, and an armed man guarding it from a treehouse. Identified as Jeffrey Johansen Sr., 52, […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: October 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 2 12:23 a.m. A witness on Knollwood Drive reported seeing suspect in a black Lincoln Navigator taking mail from a mailbox. Suspect vehicle was not located. 10:52 a.m. a petty theft from a vehicle was reported on Woodleigh Lane. 4:49 p.m. Deputies arrested […]

Comments Off / October 29, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH Library going high-tech thanks to donation

El Dorado Hills Librarian Carolyn Brooks, center, received nearly $8,000 from the Serrano Men’s Book Club to purchased a 3D printer for the library. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

The Serrano Men’s Book Club donated $7,950 to the El Dorado Hills Library last Thursday, enough for librarian Carolyn Brooks to purchase a 3D printer system. “This will be the first 3D printer system available in an El Dorado County Library and will be supported by the technology staff at Oak Ridge High School,” said […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Trees For Troops needs names now

It’s time to think of Christmas trees — right now — if that El Dorado County service man or woman who is serving America from far away is to receive the traditional and joyful sign of the holidays in time. Geri Hyder of Indian Rock Tree Farm in Camino, which has been instrumental in the […]

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