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Need a great manicure? Sue McConnell nails it

Sue McConnnell nails it at Nails by Sue in Reflection Salon and Spa. She uses high quality products and has the expertise to make your hands or feet look great. Photo by Roberta Long

Nails by Sue has been a catch phrase around El Dorado Hills for more than 20 years. That’s when Sue McConnell began her business as a manicurist and pedicurist. Living and working in El Dorado Hills, McConnell saw her clients at social, school and community events. “If my client doesn’t look good, I don’t look […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Beth Goodwin fashions window treatments

Beth Goodwin sits in a dining room set up where warm gold, red and light brown drapes add to the space's congenial atmosphere. Photo by Roberta Long

If you want to enjoy beautiful window accents that bring out the best in your rooms, Beth Goodwin at Drapery Source is a master designer who will satisfy your desire. Her experience with creating and making draperies goes back to childhood. As a girl growing up in Chicago, Goodwin worked in her mother’s drapery shop. […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Report to Joint Powers Authority: Projects mostly on track

The El Dorado County/City of Folsom Joint Powers Authority held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Folsom City Hall to update the two jurisdictions on the status of projects of mutual interest. Folsom Mayor Andy Morin, who serves as chair of the JPA, called the meeting to order at 9 a.m. with Folsom […]

Comments Off / October 24, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Psychologist Sabina Grosse has two practices

Dr. Sabina Grosse specializes in crisis and relationship counseling, adult attachment disorders, custody evaluations, psychological assessments, chronic illnesses and eating disorders. Courtesy photo

Dr. Sabina Grosse, Psy.D, opened her private practice in El Dorado Hills in 2007, where she uses what she calls her “soft, intuitive” skills. The other side of her practice is forensic psychology, in which she uses her pragmatic and logical capacity. Forensic psychology is the field that is used in the criminal justice system. […]

Comments Off / September 23, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

AVIS is first in El Dorado Hills

NEED TO RENT A CAR? AVIS agency operator is ready to take care of you, with a choice of vehicles at 4630 Post St. in Town Center, across from the post office in El Dorado Hills. Photo by Roberta Long

Sitting in his office on Post Street in Town Center, Avis agency operator Scott Williams says that since he opened in January, customers have been telling him they are thankful to have the convenience of an automobile rental service in El Dorado Hills. Even though this may not be the most favorable time to open […]

Comments Off / September 16, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Bill Delaney describes 9/11 Pentagon attack from inside

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Terrorists attack the Pentagon At 8:20 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2011, air traffic controllers cleared American Airlines Flight 77 for take-off to Los Angeles. At 8:50 a.m. the pilot reported cruising at 34,000 ft. over the Ohio-Kentucky border to an Indianapolis County air traffic controller. After that, the controller lost contact with the plane. No […]

Comments Off / September 11, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

‘In the Mood’ evokes a time of hope

GOING BACK TO A SIMPLER TIME —€” "In the Mood" captures the thrill of the 1940s through authentic costumes, music and dance. Catch the show at Three Stages this coming weekend. Courtesy photo

From the saxophone section’s opening line, joined by the trumpet section, followed by the trombones and entire orchestra, the beat of Glenn Miller’s “In the Mood” is as impossible to sit still to today as it was in 1940. That year Glenn Miller was the top dance band leader in the world and “In the […]

Comments Off / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »