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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 »

Dardano makes All West Elite Lacrosse team

Christian Dardano is one of the top eighth-grade lacrosse players in Northern California. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills’ Christian Dardano was selected to the All West Elite Travelling Lacrosse team after an intense three-day tryout where Christian left it all on the field to be selected among the top eighth-grade boys lacrosse athletes in Northern California. All West Elite Lacrosse is centered on three core principles: Respect, Attitude and Effort. Along […]

No Comment / March 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Preston Dean has the brawn and brains to match

PRESTON DEAN, right, is honored by the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation for his outstanding athletic, academic and community service accomplishments. Courtesy photo

The Sacramento Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc held its annual Football Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet March 9 at the Sacramento Elks Lodge. MC’d by Fox News 40′s Jim Crandell, the event honored 41 top football players from area high schools/community colleges not just for their dedication to their […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EID update from your representative

Alan Day

By Alan Day District 5 representative  My welcome to EID: Within about 5 minutes of my first board meeting in December three months ago, as El Dorado Hill’s newly elected representative, I was criticized and lectured by a couple of my fellow directors … even before I had said or done anything. Then, was told […]

2 Comments / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Trojans swim past Ponderosa

SHINGLE SPRINGS — The Oak Ridge high swim team posted dual varsity Delta River league victories over host Ponderosa last week, its boys toppling the Bruins 111-59 while the Trojan girls won 114-55. Of the 11 timed events, the Oak Ridge boys won eight including all three relays while Ponderosa took first in three races. […]

No Comment / March 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »