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Hands4Hope ball an out-of-this-world success

Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference’s fifth annual Benefit Dinner and Costume Ball, dedicated to supporting the nonprofit’s youth development program and numerous outreach activities, brought together aliens, Jedi and other zany characters at Lakehills Covenant Church earlier this month. The generosity of attendees was, like the theme, out of this world. The live and […]

October 29, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Highway 50 lane closures announced for EDH

Beginning Tuesday night, Oct. 28, the Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will be implementing full one-directional closures of Highway 50. The closures will facilitate the needed falsework operations for the Silva Valley overcrossing. Westbound closures beginning on Oct. 28 include: • Westbound lanes from Bass Lake Road to El Dorado Hills Boulevard will […]

October 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

Unintended consequences

There are three complicated growth measures, M, N and O on the Nov. 4 ballot; each would amend the El Dorado County General Plan. State planning law requires every county to adopt and maintain a blueprint for development throughout the county: a general plan. This general plan is the county’s basic planning document and is […]

October 29, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Senior news: October 2014

Many to thank for Oktoberfest It takes lots of volunteers to pull off a party with more than 200 people in attendance! The Senior’s Oktoberfest Luncheon was just a fantastic event. The Senior Center’s Senior Council works very hard to put on these events for us. Thanks to those of you who worked in the kitchen, […]

October 29, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Women’s fund celebrates another successful year

By Jamie Hartshorn El Dorado County “has plenty of positive news to share” when it comes to charitable giving, noted philanthropist and publisher Winnie Comstock-Carlson told a sold-out audience at the recent Women’s Fund El Dorado’s annual celebration dinner. The festive event at David Girard Vineyards in Placerville was attended by nearly 300 women and […]

October 22, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Folsom Wahoos hit the pool

By Jennifer Ostrode Oct. 3-5 the new competitive Folsom Wahoos Swim Team burst onto the local swim scene. The Folsom Wahoos are the newest year-round, USA Swimming certified, age group competitive swim team to hit the waters.  The swimmers showcased their talents at one of the Sacramento area’s largest invitational swim meets at the Roseville Aquatics Center. The Spook-Tacular […]

October 22, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Ask a care manager: Options for aging in place

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas live independently within their home. Recently, Mr. Thomas was diagnosed with dementia. He is forgetting to eat, has become unable to go to the bathroom without assistance and is no longer sleeping through the night. Mrs. Thomas is exhausted and can no longer leave her home to run errands because her husband […]

October 15, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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