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Taz swimmers second at Champs

Kennedi Kernaztskas competes at the Champs Meet where the young swimmer was one of her team's high point earners. Photo courtesy of Eric Boucher

Comments Off / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

EDH man fastest from area

Brian Miller.Courtesy photo

AUBURN — El Dorado Hills resident Brian Miller completed the Western States 100 Mile Ultra Endurance Race June 25 in 19:04:22, the fastest area runner to the finish. The race begins at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, bringing runners through the back country mountains, where they ultimately finish at Placer High School in Auburn. Miller runs […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

SuperHuey — Not your normal tribute band

Huey Lewis-approved tribute band SuperHuey brings the near-real-deal talent to Town Center tomorrow night. Courtesy photo

Sherri Bergmann Village Life correspondent A special evening for real Huey Lewis fans is happening when SuperHuey — The Ultimate Huey Lewis Experience performs at the El Dorado Hills Town Center’s Live on the Boulevard Thursday, July 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The summer concert series is free. Huey Lewis and the News has carried the banner […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

My Turn: Dispelling the myth about firefighter compensation

Many organizations throughout California, and even the media, continue to attack firefighters in respect to their seemingly “lucrative” pay and benefits package. Unfortunately these groups often use deceptively limited data to attempt to prove their point and illicit emotion and anger from their constituents. These groups will run through the state reported compensation data and […]

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

Taz swimmers sink Sharks; Champs next

Kelly Simkin, 12, held off a pool of Sharks to win Saturday's breaststroke event at the Cameron Park Community Center. Photo courtesy of Eric Boucher

Comments Off / July 18, 2016 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Master Food Preservers: Safely preserving vegetables at home

Summer Brasuel UCCE Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County There are two ways to safely preserve vegetables at home — pickling and pressure canning. Because vegetables are naturally low in acid they cannot be canned using a boiling water bath or steam canner unless they are acidified. Pickling your vegetables fulfills this requirement. If […]

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

Ask a care manger: Mental health awareness

Mental health awareness is a vital part of a healthy community.  Issues surrounding mental health are pervasive amongst all demographics and should not be overlooked as we age.  The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 20 percent of the aging population is struggling with some type of mental health disorder and these numbers are likely […]

Comments Off / July 13, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »