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Four paws up for Eagle Scout fundraiser

Boy Scout Carson Jamieson takes a picture of Chloe Nichols and her dog Dozer during his Halloween pet portrait fundraiser last week. Courtesy photo

Boy Scout Carson Jamieson called his Halloween pet portrait sessions last weekend at Bark Avenue a success. “I created memorable photos and am so thankful for the generosity of the residents here in El Dorado Hills,” he said of the event, where he photographed pets and their owners in costume. Carson raised more than $400. […]

Comments Off / November 02, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Trunk or Treating with a twist

Madrone Montessori preschool students line up to fill their bag with goodies for Project Ride, a nonprofit that provides therapeutic recreational horseback riding instruction to childrena and adults with special needs. Courtesy photo

Sixty Madrone Montessori preschool students didn’t get candy in their bags during their annual Trunk or Treat event last week. Instead students and parents took part in a community service activity the school called Gather and Give. Students at the El Dorado Hills school came dressed as cowboys and cowgirls, walked around to western-themed stations […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 20-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 20 12:41 p.m. Someone stole a leaf blower from a Brisbane Circle garage. 12:19 p.m. Deputies arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of shoplifting from a Post Street store. Oct. 21 7:31 a.m. A garage door was vandalized on Valley View Parkway. Oct. […]

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Young volunteers get lessons in compassion

Local high school students are getting real life experience and helping the community at the same time through the Marshall Hospital junior volunteer program. Volunteers include Ammal Bashir, Anuj Patel, Kameron Rogers, Ella Schultz, Ashley Petrie, Alex Schwagerus, Hannah Isenberg and Kendra Short, left to right. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Fresh faced and full of promise, Marshall Medical Center’s junior volunteers may have signed up to earn community service hours but they leave having learned a lot more about themselves and the importance of compassion. A long-standing program, Marshall’s Junior Volunteer Program invites high school students, ages 14 to 18, to give back. Some 40 students strong, annually they donate more than 3,000 […]

Comments Off / November 01, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: October 216

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 1 5:15 p.m. Deputies pulled over a vehicle on Cameron Park Drive and issued a citation to a 32-year-old woman who had a misdemeanor warrant. Oct. 2 9:52 a.m. Deputies arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance on Cameron […]

Comments Off / November 01, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Watchful eyes help nab suspect

Laronte Studesville

An Antioch man suspected of several felony and misdemeanor crimes was apprehended Oct. 25 after an El Dorado County resident who witnessed a vehicle burglary in El Dorado Hills provided beneficial information to law enforcement. On Oct. 25 El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies arrived at the El Dorado Hills Sports Club on a report of a vehicle burglary that […]

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

RUSD Board of Trustees candidate: Stephanie Kent

Stephanie Kent said after years of involvement in her kids’ schools, the time is right to serve on the Rescue Union School District Board of Trustees. Kent has two children, a freshman at Ponderosa and a middle school student at Pleasant Grove. Both attended Green Valley Elementary, where Kent served on the Parent-Teacher-Organization for seven years, […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »