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Grow For it: Cool, clear water

By Barbara Finley UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County           So, here we are at the end of summer and you have been diligently saving water, or so you hope. Some of us stumble along thinking we are doing so very well; then we receive the first summer season water […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Josiah Sanders

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Josiah D. Sanders graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an […]

Comments Off / August 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Seniors get a room of their own

Lydia Roseby, Holly Morrison, Roberta Rimbault and Jo Ann Perry, all of Cameron Park, left to right, enjoy a game of Bananagram — a word game similar to Scrabble at the Cameron park Community Center Senior Room grand opening event. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Seniors finally have a gathering place at the Cameron Park Community Center. On Aug. 19 the Cameron Park Community Services District hosted a grand opening celebration. Fueled by the efforts of the Cameron Park Fifty Plus group, the newly created  senior room is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the center, 2502 Country Club […]

Comments Off / August 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Run for Courage coming up

The 5th annual Run For Courage will take place in Folsom on Sept. 27. Courtesy photo

Registration is open for the 5th annual Run For Courage Race to End Human Trafficking. The race will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27, in Folsom. Registrants can participate in 5K and 10K races. Other race options include a 9.8 mile race and a kids’ fun run. Festivities kick-off at 7:15 a.m. with special speakers, events […]

Comments Off / August 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

H4H costume ball will take you out of this world

Hands4Hope’s Intergalactic Shindig at Area 51 promises to be out of this world on Oct. 18. Diane Wilkinson Catering will provide a stellar dinner and assortment of appetizers and a live band will entertain guests. There will also be a silent and live auction, a dessert auction, dancing, fun photo booths and costume contest. “Good Day […]

Comments Off / August 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Senior News: August 2014

Thank you, Millie We are saddened by the loss of long-time columnist Millie Smith. She passed away on July 30 after a brief illness. Millie was a steadfast volunteer throughout the El Dorado Hills community, starting in the early 1990s when she moved here. She served on the Senior Council, was on the Senior Center’s bingo committee, […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Americana Celebration in Old Sacramento Labor day weekend

SACRAMENTO — An Americana in Old Sacramento celebration awaits visitors to the popular historic district over Labor Day weekend complete with free live music, classic cars and vintage vehicles — 1950s-era buses, emergency vehicles and taxi cabs. In addition, a variety of special evening events and various museum-related activities are planned for the extended holiday weekend. With […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »