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Nugget makes Fortune list

Nugget Market in El Dorado Hills is a great place to work, according to Fortune magazine. Village Life file photo by Mike Roberts

WOODLAND — For the sixth year running, local family-owned and operated Nugget Markets has once again made Fortune magazine’s listing of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in the nation (www.Fortune.com/bestcompanies/2011). Nugget Markets, which has a store in El Dorado Hills, ranks No. 8 among the country’s top 100 companies. Known for its devotion to […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Cash for College’ workshops announced

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Alyson Huber, a past Cal Grant recipient, wants to remind students and parents that March 2 is the deadline to apply for Cal Grants. Cal Grants, a need-based financial aid program, has been a big part of making college affordable for many California families. To assist students with applying for CalGrants and other […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Lost flies

EDITOR: My husband was fishing the week of Jan. 10 with my son at our wonderful “Duck Pond” in Governors Village. Some how he dropped his fly box (not realizing it) and is now without roughly 300 hand tied flies used for fly fishing. Many may not realize the devastation once he learned they were […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Robotics team has great visions

M-CUBED, a local robotics team, works with its robot at the regional FIRST Lego League competition. The team advanced to the Northern California State Competition at Newark Memorial High School on Jan. 29. Courtesy photo

By Justin Voo & Shefali Pandya M-Cubed, a FIRST Lego League robotics team, cares about the 1.3 billion people in the world who don’t have eye care and decided to help. Team members Nishita, Ravi, Justin, Simon, Shefali and Hammad presented their ideas at two recent FIRST Lego League competitions at Sam Brannan Middle School […]

Comments Off / January 17, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

DST’s Business Development VP retires

Ray Matteson

After 35 years with the company, DST Output vice president of Business Development Ray Matteson retired on Jan. 4. “Leaving DST Output is a significant milestone,” Matteson said. “But it doesn’t mean I’m going to retire so much as just find something different to do.” “I don’t think retirement is something you should aspire to do, […]

Comments Off / January 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Youth wrestlers hit the mat, win medals

TOUGH GUYS — Members of the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club pose with their coach Benjamin West, far right. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestlers competed in two tournaments this past weekend — Saturday at the 11th annual El Dorado Hills Invitational and Sunday at the Mother Lode Wrestling Association Tournament of Champions qualifier at Angels Camp. Wrestlers who participated in Saturday’s tournament included Daelin and Devin Wofford, Anthony and Joey Whiting, Justin […]

Comments Off / January 17, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Human Services plans homeless count; volunteers needed

An accurate count of the homeless could earn El Dorado County more funding to help them. Thinkstock image

Do you care about the plight of the homeless people in El Dorado County? Do you wish there were more housing and services to help people who truly want help? Are you frustrated with inadequate funding that doesn’t meet the needs of our community? For a single night during the last 10 days of January, […]

Comments Off / January 14, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »