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My Turn: Access to healthcare coverage

The 2016 election is behind us. America will inaugurate a new president and the federal government will transition to one-party control of the legislative and executive branches of government. That power transfer means we are headed for changes to federal healthcare laws. We don’t know what those changes will look like at this point. While […]

No Comment / January 18, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Ask a Care Manager: Avoiding a crisis

It is Monday and Mary is at work ready to start her day. As she is settling in, her office line rings and it is Peggy, her mom’s next-door neighbor. Peggy is concerned about Mary’s mom because she stopped by for a visit this morning and noticed several issues. Mary’s mom appeared un-showered, mail was […]

No Comment / January 18, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Garden Guru: Ornamental garden tips

During this time of year when frost blankets our mornings and the daylight doesn’t last quite as long as we’d like, there may not seem to be a lot to do in the ornamental garden. Nothing could be further from the truth. I often receive questions from concerned gardeners inquiring what measures need to be […]

No Comment / January 11, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Message from the EID GM: From strength to strength

It is a pleasure to write these words after having been on a medical leave of absence from the El Dorado Irrigation District. Facing medical challenges can focus the mind and provide a new vantage point for addressing immediate and future challenges. So it is not only a pleasure to return to the important challenges […]

No Comment / January 04, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Fire safe New Year’s goals

Mike Kaslin Fire Chief Cameron Park Fire/Amador El Dorado Cal Fire Happy New Year. Last year residents in the foothills continued to make great strides toward becoming a more fire safe community, which is more important than ever. In July El Dorado County was added as a high hazard county for tree mortality. Currently there are […]

No Comment / January 03, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Five EDH clubs win State Cup championships

Five teams from El Dorado Hills Soccer Club (EDHSC) ended their seasons with big wins taking the State Cup title for their respective Groups. The U9 Boys Blue coached by Bill Chalmers won their final matchup against Walnut Creek with a 3-2 victory. The U11 Boys Gold coached by Hooshie Broomand and Randy Karr played […]

No Comment / December 30, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Singers for Shriners share more than music

Melanie Compagno Special to Cameron Park Life On a blustery December day nine members of the newly formed Ponderosa High School Music Club embarked on a journey.  Armed with only their voices, these dedicated singers, who call themselves Singers for Shriners, brought the surprise of music to each home they visited. They sang traditional Christmas songs for […]

No Comment / December 28, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »