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Last Login: Thu Sep 6 22:20:33 2012

Wish granted … in grand style

Kaliana Warford, 9, stands entranced as she listens to her favorite singer Andrea Bocelli perform a beautiful song. The Warford family traveled to Italy, sponsored by the Make-A-Wish foundation, to fulfill Kali's dream to meet the singer. Courtesy photo

In September 2011 the Warford family of El Dorado Hills sat in freezing weather in New York City’s Central Park, anticipating a free concert given by Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli. Kaliana Warford, a 9-year-old with the congenital form of myotonic muscular dystrophy, submitted a wish to the Make-A-Wish Foundation two-and-a-half years earlier in hopes […]

2 Comments / June 14, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People Talk: What is the best advice your dad has ever given you?

 

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Dillin’ it up, pickleball style

Cheri Carruth gets ready to hit the ball in a Pickleball match while her teammate, Scott Carr looks on at The Four Seasons Lodge in El Dorado Hills. Pickle Ball is played on a court with four players using paddles and a wiffle ball. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“Pickleball is here to stay, you betcha!” said Minnesota native Cheri Carruth about her new favorite hobby. On a trip to her hometown, Virginia, Minn., she and her husband Lee were introduced to the sport that changed their lives. “We just kinda heard about it and were visiting her hometown. And they had (tennis) courts, […]

2 Comments / June 13, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News,Sports | Read More »

People Talk: What was your favorite song in high school?

 

No Comment / June 07, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

ShiverSisters serve up delicious frozen treats

hiverSisters Erin Whiteley, left, and Geneva Soulier, center, enjoy some of their shaved ice goodies with Mason Porter.

When two Serrano moms team up as business partners to open a shaved ice business out of a vintage 1964 Airstream trailer in El Dorado Hills you know it’s going to be a great summer. Erin Whiteley and Geneva Soulier wanted to share their favorite summertime treat with the community, while still being able to […]

No Comment / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

People Talk: What is the most important issue in this election or what should be on the ballot?

1 Comment / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nathan Snyder’s film takes audiences on dangerous journey

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Nathan Snyder is trying his hand at cinematography, from scratch. Inspired by works such as the “Paranormal Activity” series, “Lost,” “the Blair Witch Project” and “Harry Potter,” the Oak Ridge High School alum and producing partner Brandon Cano-Errecart created their first chilling full-length feature film, ”The Sigil.” The movie documents the journey of Devan, a confused […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »