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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 »

Wrestlers have fun in the sun

EDH club wrestler Reece Kopka took 1st place at Saturday's tournament. Courtesy photo

Taking the California sunshine at its best, the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club hosted an outdoor tournament Saturday, allowing wrestlers to compete in the fresh air and sunshine. The event included varsity, junior varsity, girls and novice wrestling matches. Tournament results 1st place, varsity wrestlers: Mikey Mello, Kaden West, Christian Pebley and Justin Hall; JV wrestlers: Justin Ramos, Brody Deatherage, Brody Nigel, Reece Kopka, Josiah […]

No Comment / January 20, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Enter the Rotary speech contest

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills hosts its club-level speech contest on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Interested local students (home-schooled students as well) are welcome to enter the speech contest scheduled at 7:15 a.m. at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion, 1021 Harvard Way, during the EDH Rotary Club meeting. For application and complete rules contact […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New Safe Harbor deduction

Effective for tax years beginning in 2013, taxpayers can elect a simplified deduction for the business use of their home. The deduction is $5 per square foot with a maximum square footage of 300. Thus, the maximum deduction is $1,500 per year. Here are the details of this simplified method: Annual election – A taxpayer […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Club wrestlers show their talent at four tourneys

EDH club wrestlers had great successes at recent tournaments. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Competitive Club Wrestlers competed all over California last weekend, woth grapperls at four tournaments in Lemoore, Orland, Folsom and Elk Grove. Folsom TOC Qualifier Brody Deatherage, 1st Dylan Fairchild, 1st Kade Roeder, 1st Zane Roeder, 4th Shaiden Carr, 1st Orland TOC Qualifier Jared Horstman, 1st Riley Lawellan, 4th Kaden West, 3rd |Jake Lawellen, […]

No Comment / January 15, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »