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El Dorado Savings boasts strong 2010

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 […]

Comments Off / February 01, 2011 | Posted in Business,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH 8-year-old wrestles at States

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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.

Comments Off / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Jewish Center offers ‘soul searching’ session

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 […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Busy first month for Three Stages

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 […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

We’re lucky to have such great firefigthers

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 […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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 »