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Le brothers tee off on world course

Brothers Justin and Nicholas Le will compete at the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship at Pinehurst this week. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

El Dorado Hills brothers Justin and Nicholas Le are headed to the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship this week and they’re just getting started. Proud father Kevin Le chalked up their success to hard work. “We think about Tiger Woods,” he said. “If he could do it, so can Justin and Nicholas.” Incoming Rolling Hills sixth-grader Justin, […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Fire torches home but not family’s spirit

The Forrest family is overwhelmed by the community support they've received since a July 5 fire destroyed their home and all their belongings. Left to right are Bill, Liam, 3, Tanner, 10, Gracie, 7, Maile and Alex, 16. Courtesy photo

The first celebration in the Forrest family’s new home ended with horrific results when a fire destroyed everything in the early morning hours of July 5. A mother, father and their children literally escaped with the clothes on their backs, yet everyone feels lucky to be alive and grateful for the El Dorado Hills community’s support. The […]

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Jury duty scam makes the rounds

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials warn that scammers posing as local law enforcement have attempted to collect cash on false pretenses from several El Dorado County residents. It appears the con artists are not local to the area and use internet based phones, allowing them to select local area codes, according to an El Dorado Sheriff’s […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire gets defibrillators via grant

El Dorado Hills Fire Department officials, firefighters and executives from WIAA,  CITA and Fireman’s Fund  came together to celebrate the grant. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department will purchase four AEDs for its volunteer firefighting apparatus and fireline EMT assignments thanks to an $8,000 grant awarded by WIAA Insurance Services , CITA Insurance Services and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. “It is critically important that as first responders we have the proper equipment needed to save victims in any situation,” […]

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Holocaust survivor to share story of survival, resilience and hope

Albert Rosa escaped the Nazis and joined the World War II fight. Hear his story on Aug. 2. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — How does a 15-year-old boy from Greece survive the Holocaust then earn five American military medals including the Purple Heart? Albert Rosa will share his amazing story of survival, resilience and hope on Aug. 2 at Folsom Lake College. This event is open to the public. “We were not human anymore; we were totally […]

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EDH Crime Watch: July 16-22

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: July 16 7:54 a.m. A petty theft was reported from an unlocked vehicle parked on Powers Drive. July 17 2:22 a.m. Deputies arrested two men, ages 18 and 21, on suspicion of contributing to the delinquency of a minor on Penela Way. July 18 […]

Comments Off / July 26, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Fire Department policies go digital

The task of keeping policy manuals current has always been a nightmare for organizations. For El Dorado Hills Fire Department, with 70 employees and 38 volunteers, the challenge of keeping binders up-to-date manually takes a lot of staff time. At the July 16 board of directors meeting, the board voted to center the digital age […]

Comments Off / July 22, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »