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My Turn: Homecare workers deserve respect

It’s time for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to put people first by fully funding our county’s homecare program. When my son Brendan was born with cerebral palsy, his doctors told me he was unlikely to ever walk, talk or feed himself. Like any parent, I was devastated and worried about my son. […]

No Comment / August 30, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Italy on Wheels rolling next month

Italian motorcycles, Italian cars and more will be on display at the fourth annual Italy on Wheels, Sept. 12 in Folsom. Photo by Larry Weitzman

The fourth annual Italy on Wheels Italian vehicle show takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 12  at the Murer House Museum grounds, 1125 Joe Murer Court in Folsom. Growing every year, this fine show not only features Italian superstars — Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Maseratis and Alfa Romeos — but everyday cars such as […]

No Comment / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Ethos soccer takes tourney

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CONCORD — The Ethos FC U15 Girls soccer team participated in the Diablo FC Jenna Betti Memorial Tournament in Concord August 15-16 and returned home as champions. The Ethos Saints gave up only a single goal throughout the two-day tournament to go unbeaten and untied. This is the team’s second consecutive tournament final, having finished […]

No Comment / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Long Term Care Insurance: Is It Worth It?

Eleven years ago I was introduced to my husband’s grandmother. As a beautiful, loving and vivacious woman, she quickly became a very important person in my life. Throughout the years she was very involved in the lives of her family, regularly attended local beading classes to make jewelry and loved to shop. She was also […]

1 Comment / August 16, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Quintet tackles multi marathons

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As if one marathon wasn’t enough, three in one weekend is just what El Dorado Hills local Hassan Aboukhadijeh and his ultra marathon running friends Carina Kool, Youa Buchanan, Damin Estes and Betty McHugh tried recently. The Bear Lake Marathon Weekend is an event that a very brave few compete in each year — consisting […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Storm 12s reach Super Regional finals

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PACIFIC GROVE — The Sierra Valley Storm 12s PONY baseball team reached the finals of the Super Regional Tournament after its 7-2 semifinals victory over San Jose PAL Sunday. The win advanced Sierra to Monday’s finals (July 27) for a chance to reach the West Zone Tournament in Southern California. The Storm 12s opened by […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taekwondo sisters bring home the gold

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AUSTIN, Tex. — Three El Dorado Hills sisters, all El Dorado Hills Taekwondo Center students, struck gold on USA Taekwondo’s largest stage this past week in Austin, Texas at the USAT National Championships. Among 7,000 competitors overall, Aleena, Sharlene and Catarina Duong were among the contingency of more than 700 competitors from California to make […]

Comments Off / July 20, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »