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In health: Healthy holidays

By Dr. Steven Long Is it any wonder that the cold and flu season coincides with the holiday season? Are you getting plenty of rest during this time, nourishing your body with well-planned balanced meals? Getting the proper rest? Having only small amounts of sugar or alcohol? Of course not it’s the holidays! It all […]

No Comment / December 09, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

The Knightly News: Money matters

Supervisor John Knight

By John Knight District 1 supervisor  Fall has arrived and the weather has been perfect to work toward completion of several road projects as I mentioned in my last article. Thank you all for your patience and understanding. Fall is also the final budget time for El Dorado County. The El Dorado Board of Supervisors […]

No Comment / December 05, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Want to save money? Talk to your pharmacist

By Heather Gregory, R.Ph. In the midst of national discussion about the high cost of health care in America something as simple as talking to your local pharmacist can help you find ways to save on your everyday healthcare costs. Licensed pharmacists are always available to support the community with health and wellness solutions, quick […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Jack O’Camb signs off after 35 years

PHS vs. Jesuit 1

By Scott Warden SHINGLE SPRINGS — For decades air waves have been graced with the smooth Shakespearean eloquence of Vin Scully, the outrageous, exciteable tones of John Madden, the cool, calm delivery of the irreplaceable Harry Kalas and the speedy wit hammered out by Chick Hearn. Each one will be forever remembered for their own […]

No Comment / November 29, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Five Bruins sign to join college programs

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Five Ponderosa High athletes — three soccer, one swim, one spiker — recently signed their Letter of Intent forms in the school’s library to play at the college level. From the pitch, Aubrey Wimmer and Bre DuHamel are a package deal as they’re both headed to Arizona Christian University, Connor Swartz takes […]

No Comment / November 29, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Taking on Ironman

Richard Hunter, 44, left, trains with coach Jon Klingensmith, 36. Thanks to both men's tireless efforts Hunter completed his first Ironman challenge. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Editor’s note: After El Dorado Hills’ Richard Hunter was diagnosed with retinitus pigmentosa, an eye disease that leads to complete loss of sight, he became a runner. He’s been training hard since competing in the Boston Marathon in 2008 and is breaking down barriers for visually impaired athletes through the C Different Foundation. Hunter worked with […]

No Comment / November 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge harriers wrap up season

The Oak Ridge varsity boys and girls cross country teams ran under a sunny sky at the CIF Cross Country State Championships in Fresno Nov. 26. The girls placed 15th out of 22 teams and the boys placed 18th out of 22 teams in the Division 1 races. The girls race, with 190 athletes on the […]

No Comment / November 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »