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Volunteers recognized for hard work and horsing around

Dick and Sue Lawson take a break from their volunteer tasks to pose for a photo with Sapphire and Ruby at All About Equine. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Dick Lawson thought it was “safe” for his wife to volunteer for a horse rescue group because the big-hearted Sue wouldn’t be able to bring them home with her. Guess again, Dick. Sue now has a favorite horse at the sprawling and lovely All About Equine horse rescue ranch in El Dorado Hills and she’s […]

Comments Off / May 24, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Station 84 in the home stretch

Station 84 construction will wrap up in a few months. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts might have jinxed it. As he recently drove to Fire Station 84 he said construction was on schedule … “We’re probably going to be done early.” Opening the new station can’t come soon enough for a construction weary neighborhood and firefighters currently working out of a nearby shopping […]

Comments Off / May 21, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 14-19

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Phony Rx May 14: An unidentified man reportedly tried to pass a forged prescription for medication at a Town Center business. On the run May 15: A 32-year-old man reportedly fled the scene after deputies tried to arrest him during a traffic stop on […]

Comments Off / May 21, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Sheriff’s deputy suspected of drug-related activity

Mark Zlendick

An El Dorado County sheriff’s deputy was arrested in Nevada on May 19. Douglas County sheriff’s deputies responding to a 911 hangup at a Minden residence reportedly found drug paraphernalia in the home, according to information provided by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office. They detained EDSO Deputy Mark Zlendick and an unidentified female while they investigated […]

1 Comment / May 21, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Patrick Iriwn

Patrick T. Irwin has received an Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship to California State University, Sacramento, Calif. Scholarships are awarded on a merit system in area such as academic achievement, extra curricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishment, leadership abilities, and personal interviews. The scholarship entitlements include tuition and fees, an annual allowance […]

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

EDH boy recognized by Johns Hopkins

Adam Choe

Maria Blackburn Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth BALTIMORE — El Dorado Hills student Adam Choe was recently honored as one of the brightest young students in the world at a regional awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. Adam, a participant in the CTY […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Autumn Porter

Major Autumn Porter

Autumn Porter (Veatch), a native of California and Oak Ridge High School graduate, has been promoted to the rank of Major in the U.S. Army and will attend the JAG advanced course in Charlottesville, Va. She has served in a variety of positions — trial counsel, special assistant to U.S. attorney in California, administrative law and special victim counsel. Currently stationed at […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »