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Hands4Hope feeds hungry crowd ready to give back

This year the Hands4Hope Youth Board recently hosted its second annual spaghetti feed fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters and Hands4Hope charities. The evening was a major success, raising nearly $3,000.  About 175 people enjoyed a delicious spaghetti dinner served by the board members. “The youth board did an amazing job getting food donations, […]

Comments Off / May 06, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Eagle Scout Grant Snyder designs perfect project

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Grant Snyder of El Dorado Hills earned the rank of Eagle Scout.  Grant’s Court of Honor was held at Bertelsen Park on Aug. 11, 2012. Grant began scouting in first grade, starting as a Tiger Cub in Pack 789 in Gilroy. After moving to El Dorado Hills in 2002, Grant joined Cub Scout Pack 454 […]

Comments Off / May 06, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Art & Wine Affaire

The El Dorado Hills Optimist Club, El Dorado Arts Council and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce present the 10th annual El Dorado Hills Art & Wine Affaire at El Dorado Hills Town Center. Ninety artists with specialties ranging from ceramics to acrylics to photography will create a varied atmosphere of fine art throughout […]

1 Comment / May 05, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cameron Park Community Foundation scholarships available

The Cameron Park Community Foundation is offering $1,200 in Summer Activity Scholarships to Cameron Park residents. The Community Foundation mission is to support for the Cameron Park Community Services District and offer opportunities for the community’s people, parks and programs. The foundation was established in 2010 by dedicated members of the community who are passionate […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Trojan spikers get payback on Bruins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Ponderosa High’s varsity boys volleyball program hosted intra-county rival Oak Ridge Wednesday evening, falling 3-1 to the Trojans, 25-14, 32-30, 20-25, 26-24. For Oak Ridge, the victory was retribution of sorts for the loss it suffered to the Bruins last month — a four-set win Ponderosa couldn’t duplicate. “The heart was there […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

May gardening in El Dorado Hills

By Kit Smith UCCE/ El Dorado County Master Gardener Happy May Day! Here are some tasks to get your garden started and to keep it thriving. Plant summer bulbs such as dahlia, gladiolus, canna and tuberose. Start feeding roses with a complete fertilizer. Test and repair your irrigation system. Keep feeding acid-loving plants such as […]

Comments Off / April 24, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Oak Ridge Foundation supporting major projects

The Oak Ridge High School Foundation announces the kickoff of its 2013 Capital Campaign — Excellence in Education. The campaign will raise $500,000 to support needed improvements in a cross section of programs and facilities on the Oak Ridge High School campus. The 2013 capital campaign is based on feedback received in a series of focus groups […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »