El Dorado Savings Bank based in Placerville reported $10.9 million in after-tax earnings for 2010, representing a 2 percent increase over 2009. In addition, El Dorado completed its 22nd consecutive year without any foreclosed property on the books. “We are very pleased with the strong performance of the bank, especially considering the challenging economic environment and […]
STATE CONTENDER — Justin Lamson, 8, of El Dorado Hills took fourth place in the Elementary State Wrestling Championships held in Selma, California on Jan. 28. Justin (known to his teammates as “Boomer”) is a second year club wrestler and a student at Jackson Elementary School.
The Chabad Jewish Community Center will present Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Jew, a fascinating and empowering six-session course that begins Thursday, Feb 10. Rabbi Yossi Grossbaum will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30 p.m. on six consecutive Thursdays at the Chabad Jewish Community Center, 302 South Lexington Drive in […]
Three Stages at Folsom Lake College opens to the public Friday to kick off a very eclectic first month at the region’s newest performing arts center. Friday’s event runs from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and includes a ribbon cutting ceremony and follow-up open house, complete with self-guided tours. Following the ribbon cutting will be brief […]
Recently, I was very unlucky to have a tree I was cutting down fall on me. The tree relocated my right foot breaking bone on one side and pulling ligaments on the other side. My wife was reluctant to transport me to the hospital fearful of making the injury worse. She called the fire station on Francisco Drive. Soon […]
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 […]
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 […]