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EDH Crime Watch: May 26 through June 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: May 26 6:01 p.m. Jewelry was reported stolen from a Hampshire Place home. 6:46 p.m. A juvenile reportedly admitted to vandalism on White Rock Road. May 27 10:23 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Village Green Drive. 10:51 a.m. A second vehicle burglary was […]

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A visionary leader: Stephanie Edwards-Norfleet leads coalition

El Dorado Community Vision Coalition Executive Director Stephanie Edwards-Norfleet said her passion for helping youth will help the coalition reach its goals. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Stephanie Edwards-Norfleet has taken the helm as the executive director the El Dorado Community Vision Coalition. “Stephanie Edwards-Norfleet’s experience and background in working with non-profit organizations was outstanding,” said coalition board Vice President Bill Wild. “The entire interview panel agreed that Stephanie would be a great executive director and would be a positive addition to El Dorado […]

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Gaines honors Beach Hut Deli

Beach Hut Deli Owner Steve Brown and Assemblywoman Beth Gaines pose outside the El Dorado Hills eatery. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Assemblywoman Beth Gaines recently named Beach Hut Deli in El Dorado Hills, owned and operated by Steve Brown, the Small Business of the Year for Assembly District 6. “Small Businesses are critical to the economic well-being of the state of California. They create employment opportunities and bring valuable services and products to the marketplace,” said Assemblywoman […]

Comments Off / June 06, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Fire damages two buildings

Flames can be seen through the trees at an office fire in El Dorado Hills Sunday night. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills firefighters battled a Sunday evening blaze that destroyed an outbuilding and damaged a dentist’s office. The call came in at 8:19 p.m. and crews quickly responded to the St. Andrews Drive location. “Firefighters arrived to find a fully involved outbuilding, which had already spread into the attic of the dentist office,” said […]

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County supports community human trafficking awareness efforts

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency is working with the community and county partners to support local outreach and education efforts to combat human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where victims are controlled or forced to perform labor, are sexually exploited […]

Comments Off / June 06, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Kraus stands out in crowded Senate race

Jason Kraus

“I believe in freedom, the truth and I’m the most loyal person you’ll ever meet,” El Dorado Hills resident Jason Kraus told Village Life on why he’s the candidate to fill Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat, which 33 others are also seeking. He is listed under no party preference, preferring to be labeled “an American,” […]

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Crews make quick work of grass fire

A firefighter douses flames in a wildland fire that burned 17.2 acres near 8400 South Shingle Road on Thursday morning.  Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

LATROBE — A vegetation fire broke Thursday morning at the corner of Settlers Trail and South Shingle Road, roaring to 17 acres before fire crews contained it around 12:45 p.m. Several outbuildings were damaged but no residences, according to fire officials. Cal Fire, El Dorado Hills Fire and Rescue Fire crews responded. No injuries were reported. The […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »