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A taste of history is closer than you think

The Diamond Springs hotel offers good eats and good haunts. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Diamond Springs Hotel describes itself as “Old Fashioned Country Cooking.” I can assure you it is much more than that. With that old-fashioned country cooking is a varied and exciting history unique in El Dorado County. To put it bluntly, the place is haunted. But before I get to that, let’s talk about the […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Book publisher to speak at the library

Calling all book lovers, writers, and dreamers: Have you ever wondered how to get a book published? What are book publishers looking for in a manuscript? On Saturday, April 14, at 1 p..m special guest Ted Savas from Savas Beatie LLC will talk about the secret world of book publishing at the El Dorado County Library, […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Public Health Week is April 2-8

Public Health Division manager Deborah Palmer

National Public Health Week is April 2-8. As the recently hired manager of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Public Health Division, Deborah Palmer is pleased to use Public Health Week to formally introduce herself to the community, to share her interest in partnering with the community and to highlight the great […]

No Comment / March 22, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Marble Valley falls to Sierra Ridge

Courtesy photo

The Marble Valley Mustangs rode six players all the way to last month’s championship game in the County Sports League conference tournament but came up short to Sierra Ridge 40-36 for the title. As the No. 3 seed, the Mustangs, featuring Siera Rasmussen, Olivia Smith, Maeve Nave, Taylor Foster, Emilee Hoffman and Kassidy Lyons, defeated […]

No Comment / March 22, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tiny puppy making a big impression

Tiny Beyonce was the runt in a litter of five. The Grace Foundation is caring for this puppy, her siblings and her mom. Photo courtesy of EDDOG

Two-week-old Beyonce, who is not much bigger than a business card, has escaped the jaws of death four times. Saturday the puppy made her national television debut on Good Morning America. Thanks to The Grace Foundation, an El Dorado Hills-based animal rescue group, and local publicity little Beyonce is quite possibly now the most famous […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Energy efficiency biz comes to EDH

Dave Sipes, Bob Wellman and Allan Priest want to help you make your home more energy efficient. They recently opened EnergyWise Solutions Inc. in El Dorado Hills and Sacramento. Courtesy photo

EnergyWise Solutions Inc. announces the formal opening of its offices in Sacramento and El Dorado Hills. Formed by a trio of professionals from El Dorado Hills, Dave Sipes (GC), Allan Priest (REM) and Robert Wellman (MBA), EnergyWise Solutions is a residential energy assessment and retrofit firm. “We know energy costs will continue to rise over […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

EDH wrestlers place well in tourneys

EDH wrestlers Bobby Mello, Mikey Mello, Kaden West and Ricky Eymann goof off during a recent tournament. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club grapplers represented well at recent tournaments. At Folk Style State at Seland Arena in Fresno, March 17 & 18 Third-grader Justin Lamson made it to the finals and placed 2nd. Second-grader Ty Freehill placed 3rd First-grader Scotty Moore place 4th Fourth-grader Kaden West Placed 6th Sixth-grader Ryan Redhair 4-2 (won […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »