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Hands4Hope teens learn about media and health

Early last fall, Hands4Hope Youth Making a Difference was informed of a great opportunity to involve youth in a pilot program developed by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development called ​Media­Smart Youth: Eat, Think and Be Active! The program is an interactive after­school education program for youth in grades fifth through eighth, designed to empower […]

Comments Off / June 17, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

American River Music Fest tickets available

The ninth annual American River Music Festival scheduled for Sept. 18-21, will present more than 30 performances by nationally renowned musicians in nine locations throughout the friendly river community of Coloma-Lotus. Performers include The Infamous Stringdusters, Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line, Dangermuffin, David Luning, Shook Twins, David Myles, […]

Comments Off / June 17, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Walking Dead’ stars coming to Sac Wizard World Comic Con

Wizard World Inc. continues its 2015 schedule with its second trip to the Sacramento Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento this weekend. Norman Reedus(“The Walking Dead”), Danny Trejo (“Machete,” “From Dusk Till Dawn”), Katie Cassidy (“Arrow”), Henry Winkler (“Happy Days,” “Royal Pains”), Dave Bautista (“Guardians of the Galaxy”), Kelly Frye (“The Flash”), WWE […]

Comments Off / June 15, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Time to hog all the fun at fair

A view from the ferris wheel. Democrat photo by Megan Jeremica

The 2015 theme, “Hog Days of Summer” is proving to be a truly enjoyable theme for the El Dorado County Fair set for June 18-21 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. Jody Gray, the fair’s CEO said she and her staff had a great time researching ideas for the Entry […]

Comments Off / June 15, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gold Cal volleyball heads to New Orleans

New Orleans bound— The Gold Cal Juniors Volleyball Club celebrates the talents of assistant coach Erika Jones, Hannah Azimi, Kayla Jurd, Danae Cochran-Ford, Cassidy Madsen, Maddie LaMont, Madison Enos, Mikayla Newsome-Rouse, head coach Karlianna Thrasher, standing left to right, as well as Holly Wold, Aubrey Kenny, Maddog Shields, Bella Danker and Gabby Grau, kneeling left to right. Courtesy photo

The Gold Cal Juniors Volleyball Club, 15-Air, will head to the USA Volleyball Junior National tournament in New Orleans, June 23-28. The girls won their spot in the coveted tournament after finishing first place, 10-0, out of 96 teams during the Far Westerns League Qualifier tournament in Reno earlier this year. The club’s season spans a […]

Comments Off / June 11, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

High school registration dates coming up

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2015–16 school year. School will start on Monday, Aug. 10. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone: (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website: orhsonline.com The Counseling Office […]

Comments Off / June 10, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grants help children, women

Amanda Hairston, Vanessa Zavala and Susan Read, left to right, received Wickline Scholarships at the Grants Gala. The scholarships, a gift of the late Marian Wickline, are awarded to women overcoming challenges to pursue further education. Courtesy photo

Six Western Slope nonprofits received nearly $60,000 from Women’s Fund El Dorado at its annual Grants Gala last month at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The recipient 501(c)(3) organizations were voted on by the membership of WFED, a collective giving organization that pools members’ donations. “United, we can accomplish so much for the nonprofits in our […]

Comments Off / June 10, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »