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Warning to parents of “toxic” tobacco content in Hollywood movies

EDITOR: Hollywood movies continue to deliver powerful pro-tobacco messages to young audiences and pose a critical risk to kids in the U.S. today. Studies show that on-screen tobacco use is responsible for hundreds of thousands of young people beginning to smoke every year, making movies a toxic product to the health of teens. It is […]

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Publisher’s Ink: Bracing for a new war — on real working women

Richard Esposito

Another new war has been declared. Republicans, according to Democrats, are now waging a war on women. This battle started when Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal revealed cuts for Planned Parenthood primarily those targeted at providing free contraceptives to women. President Obama’s forces were already retreating from a skirmish involving his healthcare initiative mandating religious […]

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The Knightly News: Making this Memorial Day even more special

Supervisor John Knight

One of the benefits of being a member of El Dorado Hills Rotary is participating in the club’s weekly programs. We recently had excellent program — one of my favorites to date. We were informed and entertained with stories and anecdotes from Lt. Cmdr. Ted Robinson (Ret.) about John F. Kennedy’s war years. Mr. Robinson, […]

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Crib notes: Too many activities drive us mad

Julie Samrick

My husband gave me a knowing look as other moms and I clamored at a school event to discuss day camps for our older children this summer. I’ve never been big on sending my kids to camp, but relish the freedom from constricted schedules that summer brings instead. Yet as my son is about to […]

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Trojans scoreboard

Girls soccer Oak Ridge 1, St. Francis 0 (Samantha Madsen scored the game’s only goal.) Oak Ridge 0, Folsom 1 Baseball Oak Ridge 16, Folsom 3 — In Monday’s Delta River League  at the Trojans’ field, Oak Ridge scored eight times in the bottom of the first inning and had 17 hits en route to victory in a […]

No Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Drunk driving is real and dangerous

EDITOR: On April 23, 2012, an article was published in Village Life about a drunk driving accident that occurred on Francisco Drive. Though this article was informative, there should have been a follow-up piece on drunk driving prevention or a program that’s mission is to stop these accidents. I think the article was left too […]

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Beyonce teams with Dr. Phil to save mom, eight puppies

The Grace Foundation and Dr. Phil saved this Jindo and her puppies. Photo by Lisa Van Dyke, EDDOG

Tiny pup Beyonce’s mission to save the lives of other homeless dogs and cats was put into action when her rescue group, The Grace Foundation of Northern California, received a call from a family friend of Dr Phil. Dr. Phil had received information about a Jindo (Korean breed of dog) with eight puppies that were slated to […]

No Comment / May 02, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »