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‘Dust from the Attic’ shares some personal memories

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Book: “Dust From the Attic” Author: Bill Carpentier Publisher: Mill City Press Inc., April 2016, 220 pages, paperback “I lost my son once. Perhaps more accurately, I misplaced him. No — wait — I knew where he was.”  So begins a collection of personal memories and idiosyncrasies by El Dorado Hills author Bill Carpentier. In “Dust from the […]

No Comment / May 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Lost Generation’ tells the many aspects of war

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“The Lost Generation” is both a story of one American’s experiences in the British Army during World War I and the reflections about war of a modern-day soldier as told by author R. M. Hamlin. In his first full-length novel, Hamlin, an El Dorado Hills resident, details the youthful excitement of six Tennessee friends who […]

Comments Off / March 10, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Shotgun Weddings’ tells the story of Colleen Batten Harris

Lloyd Billingsley’s third novel lays out clearly the story of Colleen Batten Harris, the El Dorado County resident who shot and killed two of her husbands. She was acquitted of the first crime of murdering Jim Batten, only to be convicted of the second murder of Robert Harris 30 years later. From Colleen Harris’ early […]

1 Comment / January 03, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Book review-‘Mean Mom’s Guide to Raising Great Kids’

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The Mean Mom’s Guide to Raising Great Kids, by Joanne Kraft, published by Leafwood Publishers, March 2015, paperback and ebook versions, 256 pgs. Tiger Moms, beware! “Mean Moms” are speaking up, some 75 of them. Instilling boundaries in the lives of her children, the mean mom “keeps her word when it’s hard; gives, models and […]

Comments Off / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Shingle Springs woman earns community college board award

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Rochelle Franco was recently honored by the California Community College Board of Governors as one of the four 2015 California Community Colleges Classified Employees of the Year. She was selected for recognition out of thousands of community college classified employees from throughout the state. Franco, 43, lives in Shingle Springs and works at Folsom Lake College. She […]

Comments Off / July 01, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Let it flow: Craft beer takes Main Street Placerville

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Ales, lagers, pilsners, Hefeweizen, Belgian-style—there is a wealth of beer coming to the 15th Bell Tower Brewfest on June 27 in downtown Placerville. So much to choose from with over 40 different breweries represented and the range from pale lagers to the darkest stout. Which beer style are you? The style of beer you like might depend […]

Comments Off / June 17, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Foothill Ammo stocked and ready to go

Foothill Ammo Inc. owner Chris Puehse, seen here with his girlfriend Jodi Rodgers, recenlty opened Foothill Ammo in Cameron Park. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

There aren’t too many ammo stores where you can pull up a chair, munch a cookie and watch a slide show or peruse a magazine while you wait for your partner to buy a box of 9mm Fiocchi target rounds or some Tannerite exploding targets. Foothill Ammo, at 3293 Saratoga Lane in Cameron Park, may be […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2015 | Posted in Business,Cameron Park Life | Read More »