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Meditation master coming to Cameron Park

Davidji, best-selling author, meditation master, and dean at the (Deepak) Chopra Center, will “Awaken the Divine Within” in a Meditation and Mindfulness Workshop on Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Spiritual Center for Positive Living  in Cameron Park. This workshop will help people to discover how to practically apply ancient wisdom […]

No Comment / January 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »

Jewish teen nominations sought for $36k prize

SAN FRANCISCO — The Helen Diller Family Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, an awards program that recognizes up to 10 Jewish teens with $36,000 each for exceptional leadership and visionary actions that are helping to repair the world. Up to five teens from California and five from […]

No Comment / December 31, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Community steps up for food bank

CAMERON PARK —Giving doesn’t end at the close of the holiday season and community members continue to ask the Food Bank of El Dorado County how they can get involved and help their neighbors in need. A few of the local businesses, charitable organizations and senior communities have provided financial contributions to support the food […]

No Comment / December 31, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom residents asked to cut back water usage

Brown's Ravine sits empty — no water, no boats. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Right before Christmas Folsom officials sent out an unusual holiday message: Reduce your water use by 20 percent. Folsom Lake water levels at near record lows prompted the mandate. “Folsom Lake, our primary water source, is now at 21 percent capacity, a near record low,” said Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer. “This low water level, […]

No Comment / December 29, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Admiral Mullen to speak in Sac

SACRAMENTO — Michael Mullen, retired U.S. Navy admiral and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under presidents Bush and Obama, will speak at Sacramento Community Center Theater at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Admiral Mullen, whose lecture is sponsored by Safe Credit Union, is the third of six distinguished speakers in the 2013-14 season. Series tickets may be purchased at sacramentospeakers.com. […]

No Comment / December 27, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Winter wine adventures are a perfect getaway

Snow covers the grapevines at one of El Dorado County's wineries. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Heading to the slopes this winter? Although a glass of California wine by the fire is blissful after a day of skiing or snowboarding, why not also experience the places where that wine is made? Many winter resort enthusiasts in California add to their adventures by pairing a wine country day trip with their getaway. […]

No Comment / December 27, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Experience the life of a trapper at Sutter’s Fort

As part of a special and continuing interactive program happening on the third Saturday of each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park will present a special Hands on History: Trappers, Trades and Treaties event on Jan. 18. Visitors to the Fort will step back in time to the 1840s to learn why trappers were considered […]

No Comment / December 27, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »