Home » January 23rd, 2014 Entries posted on “January, 2014”

Don’t sign the petition

EDITOR: The usual suspects are at it again. Bill Center and his acolytes — John Hidahl, Ellen Van Dyke, Shiva Frentzen and Howard Penn. These folks are not talking slow growth, they are talking NO GROWTH! What does that mean for El Dorado Hills? Retail businesses with no new business, churches with no new believers, schools […]

7 Comments / January 23, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Hometown hero: Dylan Cole

Army Pvt. Dylan D. Cole has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, […]

No Comment / January 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

History museum explores ‘Slaves to Fashion’

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“Slaves to Fashion,” a provocative new exhibit at Folsom History Museum, showcases the beautiful and extreme elements of style during the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Of special interest are the physically constraining corsets, hoops and bustles that contorted the female figure to a fetishized form. The lavish display includes elaborate, exquisitely hand-worked dresses, undergarments, hats, fans […]

No Comment / January 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Jazz piano virtuoso brings musical history to Harris Center

Jazz pianist Jon Weber has recorded and toured all over the world, winning numerous honors for performance and composition. He comes to Folsom this month. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Jon Weber, a spectacular solo pianist whose brilliantly crafted spontaneous orchestrations easily place him in the rarefied company of today’s elite jazz musicians, has been praised by All About Jazz as “ a virtuoso — pure and simple.” Harris Center for the Arts will serve as the venue for Weber as he presents […]

No Comment / January 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Flu claims El Dorado County resident

El Dorado County health officials have confirmed an influenza-related fatality in a county resident, an adult who resided on the county’s western sope. This is the first confirmed flu-related fatality in El Dorado County this flu season. “It’s important for everyone to know that it is the beginning of the flu season in California and […]

No Comment / January 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Wrestlers have fun in the sun

EDH club wrestler Reece Kopka took 1st place at Saturday's tournament. Courtesy photo

Taking the California sunshine at its best, the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club hosted an outdoor tournament Saturday, allowing wrestlers to compete in the fresh air and sunshine. The event included varsity, junior varsity, girls and novice wrestling matches. Tournament results 1st place, varsity wrestlers: Mikey Mello, Kaden West, Christian Pebley and Justin Hall; JV wrestlers: Justin Ramos, Brody Deatherage, Brody Nigel, Reece Kopka, Josiah […]

No Comment / January 20, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 9-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Botched theft Jan. 9: Someone tried to steal a vehicle parked on Hidden Bridge Drive. Car trouble Jan. 9: A thief broke into a vehicle parked on Alexandra Drive and stole several items. Corporate theft Jan. 9: A Blue Shield employee allegedly stole several […]

No Comment / January 19, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »