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Tibetan monks to visit Folsom Lake College

TIBETAN BUDDHIST MONKS will demonstrate multi-phonic throat singing as part of a special presentation at Folsom Lake College. Photo courtesy of Cerise LaCore

People of all faiths are invited to attend a special presentation at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7,  from the Tibetan tradition monks of the Gaden Shartse Monastery in India. Venerable Jangchub Chophel, a Buddhist monk  director of the Gaden Shartse Cultural Foundation, will deliver a presentation titled “The Inside Job: Journey of a Western Buddhist […]

Comments Off / January 28, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Doctor, lawyer, teacher? No, EDH fireman

EDITOR: As you help your child plan their future you should consider the occupation of an El Dorado Hills firefighter. To become a firefighter requires EMT-1 or EMT-Paramedic certification (ARC 12 month, three days/week program, $1,200), 20 college semester units and 13.5 weeks of firefighting training — so approximately a 2 year commitment. The per […]

4 Comments / January 28, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Rescue Union opens student enrollment Feb. 14

Rescue Union School District welcomes regular Kindergarten, Junior Kindergarten, new student registration and transfer requests for the 2011-12 school year. Registration will begin on Feb. 14. Enrollment packets and transfer request forms will be available to parents at all school sites on Febr.y 4. All registrations and transfer requests received during the priority registration window, […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Diner in disguise / “Is Kobe here today?”

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“Kobe beef” refers to cuts of beef from the black Tajima-ushi breed of Wagyu cattle, raised according to strict tradition. The meat is generally considered to be a delicacy, renowned for its flavor, tenderness and fatty, well-marbled texture. The last couple of years has seen this type of beef skyrocket in popularity. The cattle are […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Commentary | Read More »

EDH Fire shows tenacity

THE EDH FIRE under-14 soccer team poses at the famed El Dorado Hills rock. Courtesy photo

The EDH Fire U-14 Girls Select Team played in the California Youth Soccer Association Cup Tournament on Jan. 22 in Danville. They lost in the final penalty kick of the double overtime, 90-minute, semi-final match. The Association Cup Tournament started with the top 54 U-14 teams from all over Central and Northern California. The Fire […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Help deer navigate wrought iron fencing

While wrought iron fencing can be a beautiful addition to any home, it can also pose some problems for deer. Young deer (fawns and even yearlings that are too small to jump over the fence) often try to squeeze through the middle, according to information provided by Sierra Wildlife Rescue (SWR). Their shoulders are narrower […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Go red’ for women in your life

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Heart disease is now the number one killer of women, according to the American Heart Association. To help raise awareness of this important issue, several organizations in El Dorado County will actively participate in National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 4, and encourage members of the public and other agencies to do the same. […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »