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You can cope with turbulence … as a passenger and an investor

Iain Marshall

If you’re like many travelers, you get a little nervous when your airplane goes through some turbulence. And if you’re like a lot of investors, you may get somewhat jumpy when the financial markets are volatile. Yet flight turbulence probably isn’t as scary as it seems, and the same may be true for market volatility […]

No Comment / March 26, 2014 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

Girls soccer: Trojans open league play with tie

Two minutes into Tuesday’s Delta River League opener, the Oak Ridge High girls soccer team appeared to have momentum on its side. Trojan forward Hannah Miller drove the ball down her team’s sidelines while battling a Folsom mark and fired the ball into the net for the goal. Oak Ridge wouldn’t score again but Folsom […]

No Comment / March 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Serrano reducing water consumption

Serrano Home Owners Association is reducing its use of recycled water for landscaping by 30 percent and may even reach the 50 percent mark, HOA manager David Sanders told the El Dorado Irrigation District board Monday. That water use reduction is being achieved by using a weather station built with a grant from EID and […]

2 Comments / March 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Latrobe annexation moving forward

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s annexation of the Latrobe Fire Protection District continues to progress, with the process now in the hands of El Dorado County’s Local Agency Formation Commission. Earlier this year, the El Dorado Hills and Latrobe fire boards voted to proceed with annexation. If all goes as planned, El Dorado Hills would […]

No Comment / March 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

RUSD still in negotiations to buy Bass Lake

The non-partisan group Bass Lake Action Committee’s claim the county could thwart El Dorado Irrigation District’s plan to sell surplus land, including Bass Lake, to Rescue Union School District has been clarified. The county currently owns 41 acres of land near Bass Lake. A move to buy more from EID would be a consolidation move, […]

No Comment / March 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Distinguished Boy Scout leaders recognized

Celebrating leaders — Back row, left to right: Paul Weinhardt, Troop 88, Unit Spark Plug Award; Jeff Wagner, President of Impact Photographics, District Chairman's Community Spirit Award; Jeffrey Freeman, Troop 117, Scoutmaster of the Year; Philip Mosbacher, Crew 88, District Award of Merit; W. Mark Sleeth, Troop 88, District Award of Merit; Diana Sleeth, Troop 88, District Award of Merit; Ronald Zurawski, Troop 454, District Award of Merit; unknown -- Cubmaster from Pack 659 in Rescue; Scott Lusk, Cameron Park, Assistant District Commissioner; Larry Hyde, Cameron Park, District Advancement Chairman; Jim Seger, Camino, District Listmaster. Front row, left to right):  Greg Stein, Eagle Scout, Troop 465 and Crew 273; Chuck Stein, Star Scout, Troop 465 and Crew 273; Dan Stein, Troop 465 and Crew 273; Kim Stein, Troop 465 and Crew 273; Rob Kull, Troop 88. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado District of the Golden Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America held its annual recognition event last Thursday, celebrating volunteers who tirelessly work to provide a fun and safe program for registered youth. The district includes packs, troops, teams and crews from Folsom to Pollock Pines. El Dorado Hills residents Dan and […]

No Comment / March 24, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Firefighters burn home … on purpose

El Dorado Hills firefighter/paramedic Dale Hemstalk stands behind a fire department explorer dousing flying debris from the burning home firefighters deliberately set ablaze Sunday afternoon as part of a training exercise. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Thick black smoke billowed in the breeze as flames leapt from a burning Sienna Ridge Road home Sunday afternoon and, all the while, firefighters stood around and watched. Occasionally, a firefighter would pick up a hose and douse smoldering debris that drifted into the air. But they let the house burn to the ground — […]

No Comment / March 24, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »