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An unwimpy event in El Dorado Hills

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Readers of all ages: A huge event is coming to El Dorado Hills on Saturday, Nov. 19 — a one-of-a-kind, first time ever event as Jeff Kinney, author of the immensely popular “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” book series, comes to Northern California, hosted by Face in a Book bookstore. Tina Ferguson, owner of Face […]

No Comment / November 13, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Teacher helps students build a better future

Andy Kotko

Andy Kotko has been a wheelbarrow racer and a track star, but one of his best gigs is being a first-grade teacher at Mather Heights Elementary School in Rancho Cordova, laying the foundation for learning concepts that his students will carry forward into the rest of their lives. Kotko was one of four California teachers recently […]

Comments Off / November 01, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Book offers a life-changing journey along the trails

Tails from the Trails WEB

Book: “‘Tails’ from the Trails” Author: Debbi Preston Publisher: 3L Publishing, November 2016, paperback, 212 pages “From conquering the trails, I shed my insecurities. From our hiking, I learned so much about myself.” — “’Tails’ from the Trails” “’Tails’ from the Trails” is the story of a relationship between a dog and her people. From puppyhood […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

‘McGhee in the Gloaming’ reveals interesting vignettes


There are two warnings with “McGhee in the Gloaming.” First, don’t read the book blurb on the back of the book and second, don’t be scared by the number of pages. Just allow yourself to drop into each one of the 24 chapters at your own pace and trust that all will be well. Although […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Freedom’ tells the next chapter for Jaycee Dugard


Book: “Freedom: My Book of Firsts” Author: Jaycee Dugard Publisher: Simon & Schuster, July 2016, Hardcover, 272 pages “Freedom: My Book of Firsts” is not the story of a survivor of an 18 year captivity — that story has already been told. It’s the story of what happens next, when a survivor must make choices […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Radical by Nature’ offers a different perspective


Book: “Radical by Nature: The Green Assault on Liberty, Property and Prosperity” Author: Thomas J. McCaffrey Publisher: Stairway Press, published March 2016, 550 pages, paperback and Kindle versions From the earliest beginnings of natural rights to the current state of environmentalism in the United States, “Radical in Nature” explores property rights and the rights of individuals as they have […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Placerville’s Bell Tower tolls for annual brewfest

CHEERS FOR BEERS! — Main Street Placerville will be taken over by craft beer enthusiasts for the annual Bell Tower Brewfest June 25. Village Life file photo by Krysten Kellum

Flowing like a lazy river of beer between the Jack Russell Brewery Downtown on Placerville’s Lower Main Street and the still under-construction Outbreak Brewery on Upper Main, is the 16th Placerville Bell Tower Brewfest. The brewfest will close Main Street to vehicle traffic from Sacramento Street to Clay Street on June 25, from 6-9 p.m. […]

Comments Off / June 12, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »