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Tahoe boat inspection stations opening

LAKE TAHOE — Roadside stations for inspections and decontaminations of motorized boats and watercraft are officially opening for the 2015 boating season. Locations, hours of operation and opening dates are as follows: Opening Thursday, May 1, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., seven days a week Meyers: at the junction of US 50 and Highway 89 Spooner Summit: at […]

Comments Off / April 26, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County shuttle keeps seniors moving

The El Dorado County Senior Shuttle, which offers residents ages 60 and older a convenient ride for shopping and scheduled special outings, recently announced that it has added several locations to its route. “The shuttle now routinely makes weekly trips within Placerville and Cameron Park,” said Star Walker, program supervisor for El Dorado County Senior […]

Comments Off / April 23, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 16-21

The following information comes from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Wallet stolen April 16: A thief forced entry into a vehicle parked on Stanford Lane and stole a wallet left inside. Targeted April 16: An Appian Way resident reported that someone shot BBs at the house. Young offender April 16: Deputies cited a 12-year-old boy […]

Comments Off / April 23, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Windmill takes the Camellia Cup

Leading the Camellia Cup on Folsom Lake, Dave Neilsen sails his Windmill dinghy (5150) ahead of two Santana 20s from Oregon. He went on to win Sunday's race. Photo by Ryan Anne Polli

A Roseville man rode a Windmill on Folsom Lake to win the 49th Camellia Cup Regatta on Sunday, April 19. Dave Nielsen, 62, rode his Windmill class, two-person, 15.5-foot sailboat, Sea Alice, to beat 60 boats and win the Folsom Lake Yacht Club’s 49th Camellia Cup Regatta. It was Neilsen’s first Camellia Cup championship and […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Roth receives new court date

During a short Monday hearing,  the Latrobe man accused of killing his wife received a new court date. Roy Roth, 51, appeared in court with his attorney Mark Ralphs for a hearing lasting only minutes. Ralphs told Judge Kenneth J. Melikian that he had not yet received any discovery, requesting the hearing be continued for two […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Morgan Jones makes a splash

Oak Ridge senior Morgan Jones recently signed to play water polo for San Jose State. The leading Taz swim team record holder is also the first Oak Ridge water polo player to be signed to a Division 1 school. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge senior Morgan Jones recently signed to play water polo at San Jose State University, becoming the first Division 1 water polo player to come out of the El Dorado Hills high school. The Taz swim team record holder — 16 records, more than anyone in the swim team’s history — has always been a natural athlete, […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News,Sports | Read More »

Fundraiser going to the dogs

Gloria and her best friend Alyssa Clay are organizing the Bow Wow Brunch, a fundraiser for Foothill Dog Rescue of the Sierra. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

A tiny dancer with a huge heart for animals is taking time from her busy days to put on a luncheon fundraiser to benefit rescue dogs, one of which jumps on three legs around the family home in El Dorado Hills. Alysa Clay, a 15-year-old sophomore at Oak Ridge High School, spends 20 hours a […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »