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Santa Run starts next week

Olicia Flaherty, 6, of El Dorado Hills gets a hug from Santa on the last night of the 2012 El Dorado Hills Santa Run. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

El Dorado Hills neighborhoods will hear that familiar “Ho, Ho, Ho” during the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s 50th annual Santa Run, Dec. 17-21. For four nights, Santa will ride atop a fire engine through El Dorado Hills neighborhoods. See schedule and route map at edhsantaparade.com. During the nightly parade, elves will collect canned food for the […]

No Comment / December 08, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Support Food for Families

In California alone, nearly 27 percent of children don’t know where their next meal will come from. Hunger is a reality for one in eight Americans. You may not think you know anyone that is suffering but millions are. Raley’s Food For Families is one of the main givers of food for local food banks. […]

No Comment / December 05, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

A salon with style

Pictured with staff, Carlo Gallad (seated with daughter Lily and wife Teresa, right) is the owner of Salone di Carlo on St. Andrews Drive and El Dorado Hills Boulevard. The salon was previously Hair & Spa Boutique. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Chances are you or your neighbor get coiffed at the newly named Salone di Carlo, formerly the Hair & Spa Boutique on the corner of St. Andrews Drive and El Dorado Hills Boulevard. New owner Carlo Gallad has cut hair in El Dorado Hills since moving here from the Bay Area in 2001. He recently […]

No Comment / December 05, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Making threats Nov. 28: Deputies arrested a 22-year-old intoxicated man after he allegedly threatened to shoot a Town Center nightclub employee who ejected the suspect from the club. Break in Nov. 29: A possible burglary was reported on Calaveras Drive. Busted Nov. 30: Three […]

No Comment / December 05, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park backyard gets ‘crashed’

"Yard Crashers" contractor Matt Blashaw, center (green coat), explains the yard design to homeowners Brook Warner and Matt Wallace, right,  while friends and crewmembers watch during the show's filming Tuesday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Brook Warner walked into a local home improvement store to check out flooring. She walked out with a camera crew and “Yard Crashers” host Matt Blashaw. This Cameron Park resident hit the yard makeover lottery. “You get a little emotional about things you’re not too proud of,” Warner said, explaining that she teared up when […]

No Comment / December 04, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Trips take seniors horse racing, whale watching and more

Esquire IMAX Jan. 14: The El Dorado County Senior Activities Program announces Esquire Imax Theatre. Travel by charted motorcoach to downtown Sacramento enjoy a cold winter’s day in the comfort of the IMAX Theatre. First showing is the “Flight of the Butterflies in 3D,” a natural history epic. It took almost 40 years to discover the […]

No Comment / December 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Christmas tree safety tips

CAMINO — A dried out Christmas tree can become fully engulfed in flames in a matter of 3 to 5 seconds and in another 30 to 40 seconds everything in a room can be ablaze? A well hydrated tree, on the other hand, is very difficult to ignite, according to Cal Fire Unit Chief Kelly Keenan To see short videos on […]

No Comment / December 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »