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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 23-29

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Gotcha Oct. 23: A 15-year-old boy reportedly admitted to stealing another person’s debit card and two gift cards on Harvard Way. Deputies cited the teen. Check this out Oct. 23: A 37-year-old woman allegedly forged employee checks to herself and then attempted to reimburse […]

No Comment / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Hometown hero: Airman Kevin Schnaidt

Air Force Airman Kevin M. Schnaidt graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science […]

No Comment / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Make Halloween a fun and safe night for trick-or-treaters

Costumes, jack-‘o-lanterns, haunted house and scary ghost stories mark this time of year as all kids of all ages enjoy the spirit of Halloween. But if precautions aren’t taken, scary things can happen. Decorations that ignited are the reported cause in 900 home fires nationwide each year. Two of every five of those were started […]

No Comment / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: October

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Too much Oct. 2: Deputies arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication on Coach Lane. Pilfering propane Oct. 2: Unknown suspects stole 10 propane tanks from a storage locker behind a Coach Lane business. Funny money Oct. 2: Someone used a fake […]

No Comment / October 29, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Marina Village names its ‘heroes’

Ethan Horn, Bella Orciuoli and Erika Ingram (not pictured) researched how to Save Water and detailed how they'd start a water saving reward system for Marina students. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

All Marina Village seventh graders were challenged by their English teachers to “embrace an issue that is important in your school or community.” Seventh-grade English teachers, principal George Tapanese and Village Life chose Jessica Garver from Mrs. Doig’s class and the team of Ethan Horn, Erika Ingram and Bella Orciuoli from Mrs. Guardino’s class as […]

No Comment / October 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Local cyber crimes expert pens book

Alexis Moore

El Dorado Hills resident Alexis Moore survived a cyberstalking situation before there was even a name for it and she’s now become a tireless victim advocate and sought-after expert who helps others defend themselves against stalking, identity theft, domestic violence and cyber abuse. Her new book “Cyber Self-Defense” (Lyons Press) hit stands Oct. 7 in […]

2 Comments / October 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Norm Rowett remembered as tireless volunteer, gifted mediator

Norm Rowett speaks at his friend Wayne Lowery's retirement party a few years back. Photo by Mike Roberts

If there ever was a Mr. El Dorado Hills, it was Norm Rowett. The steadfast community volunteer died Oct. 17 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 78. Since he moved to El Dorado Hills in 1977, Rowett was committed to his town’s betterment and he spearheaded what would become pivotal undertakings in its […]

No Comment / October 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »