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EDH Crime Watch: Sept. 12-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Cash grab Sept. 12: Someone cut a cash box lock and took the money left inside on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Not mine Sept. 13: Deputies contacted a group of people on Hidden Bridge Drive. One person reportedly confessed that the group hid some […]

No Comment / September 19, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Francisco Drive closing for construction

The El Dorado County Community Development Agency – Transportation Division will implement full daytime closures of both directions of Francisco Drive between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Embarcadero Drive/Cambria Way. Francisco Drive will be closed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, and Tuesday, Sept. 24, and between the […]

No Comment / September 17, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

George Tapanes lands Marina Village top job

Marina Village Middle School's new Principal George Tapanes

Who will be Marina Village Middle School’s new principal? That burning question around the north side of El Dorado Hills was recently answered when George Tapanes (pronounced Tap-in-iss) assumed the post Sept. 3. In an exclusive interview with Village Life Tapanes said he arrives with an open mind, instead of a laundry list of concrete […]

No Comment / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Run for Courage expands, readies for Folsom race

Run for Courage participants stretch before the start of the 2012 race. This year's race will take place in Folsom on Saturday, Sept. 28. Courtesy photo

Most people are shocked to discover girls as young as 10 are sold for sex every day in the United States. Officials estimate 100,000 to 300,000 American children are exploited each year in this $32 billion industry, and worldwide the number is close to 1.2 million. Pimps use violence and coercion to force these young girls […]

No Comment / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID candidate, Division 4: Dr. Coco focused on solutions

Running in El Dorado Irrigation District Division 4 is Dr. Dale Coco, 67. Coco’s campaign website is coco4eid.com. A retired physician who lives in Cameron Park, Coco has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Southern Methodist University and a doctorate from the University of Texas. He was chief of staff at Barton Memorial Hospital and served […]

No Comment / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Scout project promotes bike safety

Jacob Terrazas, 10, finishes the Bike Safety Day 2013 obstacle course. Scout Ryan Parisek, at right, walked him through the cone zone. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Young bicyclists weaved through cones, learned their hand signals and tried their best to balance on two wheels at Bike Safe 2013, an event designed to keep riders safe on the road. The free Saturday event held at El Dorado Hills Fire Station 85 was masterminded by Boy Scout Kyle Rouen, 15, as his Eagle […]

No Comment / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Snowline Hospice brings out the dresses

For the first time, Snowline Hospice’s Folsom store will host on a Homecoming Dress Event. This event will be similar to the annual Prom event that Snowline puts on in February, but features dresses for Homecoming. Each Homecoming dress will be offered at a bargain price of only $20 with a student ID card and […]

No Comment / September 15, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »