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Ask a Care Manager: Move forward after Parkinson’s diagnosis

Deon Batchelder, MA, CMC Mr. and Mrs. Jones are both retired and avid travelers. On a recent trip to New York, Mrs. Jones noticed her husband had a slight shuffle to his walk, which she hadn’t noticed before. Mr. Jones said he felt fine; however, he felt his joints were a bit stiff and attributed it to his […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Thieves steal Oak Ridge trailer, tools

A surveillance image shows two of the suspects who stole a trailer and tools from Oak Ridge High School.

At 4:30 a.m. Sunday four unidentified suspects broke into Oak Ridge High School’s manufacturing workshop and stole five welders and two plasma cutters, and the thieves took off with the ORHS football trailer, which contained a camera system, headsets, medical bags and other items, according to El Dorado County sheriff’s officials. The suspects hitched the trailer to […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

On Air pumps it up in Cameron Park

The Cameron Park Community Services District continues its Winter Concert Series with the appearance of On Air on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. On Air plays power rock featuring classic horns producing a powerful sound. Classy showmanship and the fabulous sizzling horn section give On Air a […]

Comments Off / January 17, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

U12 Arsenal, Rush capture State Cup championships

The El Dorado Hills Soccer Club’s U12 Girls Arsenal (Gold), coached by Vince Juarez, and the U12 Girls Rush (Blue), coached by Dave Canepa, brought home two more State Cup Championships to the community by winning their respective brackets in a very crowded and competitive State Cup Tournament. EDHSC’s Gold Team, the U12 Girls Arsenal, […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

My Turn: EID raises salaries and your rates

On Dec. 14, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors voted 3-2 to raise General Manager Jim Abercrombie’s salary by 10 percent ($18,000) and Chief Counsel Tom Cumpston’s by 8.7 percent ($15,000). Including pension and other benefits, Abercrombie’s new total compensation is about $298,000 per year and Cumpston’s is about $277,000. Abercrombie’s subordinate, HR manager […]

4 Comments / January 03, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Artists look ‘Through the Trees’ at Gallery 48

“GOLDEN ASPEN” by Marjan Kleupfel

The Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom presents “Through the Trees,” an art exhibit featuring fabric art by Marjan Kluepfel, and glass sculptures by Demetra Theofanous and Dean Bensen, Jan. 22 through March 3. An opening reception with refreshments, wine and live harp music by Judy Phillips will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22. Marjan […]

Comments Off / December 27, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Fordham swim gets Mitchell

Chloe Mitchell is pictured at last month's signing ceremony at St. Francis High School. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — When it came time to selecting her school for college, St. Francis High senior swimmer and El Dorado Hills resident Chloe Mitchell had a good idea of the atmosphere and environment she wanted. After taking three visits, Mitchell chose to swim for Fordham next fall. “Fordham felt more like home,” Mitchell said. “It […]

Comments Off / December 21, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »