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El Dorado Hills businesses say ‘no’ to selling alcohol to minors

The El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition partnered with the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office to conduct their annual Alcohol Compliance Checks or “Sting Operation” this summer. Led by Officer Daryl Miller, the teen decoys visited 12 local alcohol retail outlets and were happy to report that there were no retail sales of alcohol to minors this year. […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Judge breaks her silence

Judge Dylan Sullivan

Several weeks after District Attorney’s Office officials excluded El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Dylan Sullivan from proceedings, the judge has made a statement … without saying much at all. “What I want to say I can’t say,” said Sullivan when contacted by Village Life. “I am sure it is hard for the public to understand; it is […]

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Norma Santiago joins Briggs in back pay fight

Norma Santiago

Two-term District 5 Supervisor Norma Santiago, who left office this past January, has asked the county to determine whether or not she is owed back pay. In a May 20 letter to attorney Jon Hendrickson with the George Hills law firm, which represents the county with liability-related issues, Santiago requested an evaluation of her wages […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 20-26

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 20 8:40 a.m. Someone stole the key to an SUV while a student was in school on Harvard Way. 10:46 a.m. A Valley View Parkway resident reported theft from his locked vehicle and unlocked garage. 10:52 a.m. A theft from a vehicle was reported […]

Comments Off / August 30, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Marshall’s new cancer center elevates patient comfort, ease

Marshall Medical Center’s Vice President of Medical Affairs Reginald Rice and his wife Shirley, above, read the unveiled Wall of Donors inside the Cameron Park campus’ new cancer center. A ribbon cutting ceremony and guided tours took place on Aug. 27. Cameron Park Life photo by Julie Samrick

Wednesday evening Marshall Medical Center staff, patients and community leaders gathered to celebrate the Cameron Park campus’ new 8,500-square-foot cancer center where patients may now receive previously off-site cancer treatments and services in one consolidated location. “This center marks a vast improvement in convenience for our patients,” said hospital spokesperson Carrie Poggio, including access to […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: August 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 1 7:06 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Garden Circle. 3:01 p.m. Deputies cited a 36-year-old man for alleged possession of marijuana and a controlled substance on Green Valley Road. Aug. 2 8:25 a.m. Someone stole items and damaged property at a Durock Road business. Aug. 4 […]

Comments Off / August 27, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park woman calls cousin’s train heroics ‘awesome’

Alek Skarlatos, right, was happy to reunite with his mother Heidi Hansen earlier this summer after returning from a deployment to Afghanistan. Skarlatos and friends were awarded France's highest honor Monday for foiling a terrorist attack while traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris. His cousin who lives in Cameron Park said she wasn't surprised by his actions. Courtesy photo

Carmichael native Alek Skarlatos was traveling in Europe with childhood friend Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler when they became instant heroes to the world. While traveling from Amsterdam to Paris by train the trio’s instincts kicked in when they reportedly heard a gunman loading ammunition in the restroom. Once the man exited, Skarlatos, 22, propelled […]

Comments Off / August 25, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »