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After my husband’s father suddenly passed away, my mother-in-law had to manage her life. She had always been a strong and independent woman. Nevertheless, after the loss of her partner of almost 50 years, she acknowledged her vulnerability. Mary became proficient in the management of all finances (with the assistance of her financial advisor), she […]

No Comment / May 07, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Home destroyed Saturday night

Flames engulf a Rescue home Saturday night. Courtesy photo

On May 2, 2015, at approximately 11:31 pm, Rescue Fire Engine 83 responded to what was reported as a “debris fire” at 2320 Peaceful Garden Way. When firefighters arrived, they found heavy fire showing from more than half of a small residential house located on the property. Firefighters quickly requested a full structure fire response to […]

No Comment / May 06, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Firefighters brush up on skills

Firefighters practice skills needed when wildfire strikes. Courtesy photo

Last week, El Dorado Hills firefighters trained to improve their wildland firefighting skills for what is expected to be a busy summer. Firefighters practiced using hand tools to cut fire lines through the brush, simulated attacking fires with progressive hose lays and practiced deploying fire shelters in the case where a firefighter is trapped by a […]

No Comment / May 03, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Coalition addresses underage drinking

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition is collaborating with local schools, youth serving organizations and public agencies to address the topic of underage drinking. Youth will take a lead role as participants in the Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, at the Oak Ridge High School cafeteria, […]

No Comment / May 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Gallery at 48 celebrates many local artists

“Green Venus,” Anton Nemeth, porcelain sculpture.

FOLSOM — Gallery at 48 Natoma presents “Organic Origins,” featuring Anton Nemeth’s porcelains and Suzanne Haydu’s watercolors, May 15 through July 2. The exhibit has both two-dimensional and three- dimensional abstract art with flowing shapes, brilliant color, and organic lines. An opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 15. In the adjacent Community […]

No Comment / May 01, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Most Unique Profession: Defense Shot

Defense Shot loves empowering people. The company’s instructors make it simple to protect yourself and loved ones with their one-day concealed carry classes in El Dorado Hills Town Center. Students can certify to carry concealed guns statewide; no reason needed. They offer classes from beginner to advanced law enforcement-style shooting, tactics for everyone and CCWs for 35 […]

No Comment / April 29, 2015 | Posted in Best of 2014 | Read More »

Best Dentist: El Dorado Hills Dental

El Dorado Hills Dental’s mission statement is “to provide you with quality dental care, in a professional and caring environment, just as we ourselves would like to be treated.” This is more than a lofty statement for the staff who expend great effort to exceed patients’ expectations each time they visit the office. From a patient’s first visit […]

No Comment / April 29, 2015 | Posted in Best of 2014 | Read More »