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Poster contest winners

Silva Valley Elementary fourth-grader Aileen Choe and El Dorado Hills Fire Marshal Mike Lilienthal show off her winning poster. Courtesy photo

Young students showed off their drawing skills and fire safety smarts, submitting excellent posters for the 2013 El Dorado Hills Fire Department Fire Prevention Poster Contest. This year’s theme was “Prevent Kitchen Fires.” Contest winners Hailey Ronan, an Oak Meadow Elementary second-grader, and Aileen Choe, Silva Valley Elementary fourth-grader, recently received their awards ($50 Target gift cards) […]

No Comment / February 13, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

How to save water

When the El Dorado Irrigation District asked its customers to reduce water use 30 percent many customers thought EID would be checking their meters and making a list of who’s naughty and nice. Put your mind at ease. That ain’t going to happen. No. 1, they only have enough staff to read them every other […]

No Comment / February 12, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Business tax mistakes

Starting a new business can be intimidating, but extremely rewarding. However, many entrepreneurs are focused on so many different things that they overlook some simple steps that can save them money when it comes time to pay Uncle Sam on April 15. 1. Employee vs. subcontractor: When a business pays individuals for work done for […]

No Comment / February 05, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Club wrestlers do well in Orangevale

EDH club wrester Mikey Mello takes down an opponent at Saturday's Orangevale Wrestling Invitational. Courtesy photo

Saturday El Dorado Hills club wrestlers competed at Casa Roble High School during the Orangevale Wrestling Invitational. Varsity wrestlers results Mikey Mello, 1st place Jackson Redhair, 3rd place Riley Lewallen, 3rd place Kaden West, 2 -2 Connor King, 2-2 Max McCarver, 1-2 Brody Deatherage, 4th place JV wrestlers Kade Roeder, 2nd place Zane Roeder, 4th place […]

1 Comment / February 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Broadway veteran D’Ambrosio to sing on Harris Center stage

Franc D’Ambrosio

Franc D’Ambrosio, famed as “the world’s longest-running Phantom,” brings the stage to life in his inimitable style at the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College on Feb. 9. Best known for his decade-long appearance in lead role of the Tony Award-winning musical “The Phantom of the Opera,” D’Ambrosio also performed the Academy Award-winning theme song […]

No Comment / February 02, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Be water wise

By Barbara Finley UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County  By now most of you know California is in a drought. We are all being asked to cut back on water usage. What does that mean for the gardener? Changes both in watering and in what we plant. A type of gardening known in some […]

No Comment / January 30, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Club wrestlers have another great weekend

El Dorado Hills club wrestler Justin Lamson went 9-0 this past weekend. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestlers participating in weekend tournaments brought home many medals. Sunday, wrestlers competed in the Sacramento Area Wrestling Association’s Folkstyle Wrestling Championships. The El Dorado Hills Club had eight champions. First place:  Kaden West, Justin Lamson, Brody Deatherage, Kade Roeder, Zane Roeder, Josiah Ramos, Riley West and Payton Gunter Second place: Christian Pebley, Caleb […]

No Comment / January 27, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »