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Thank you to my dog rescuers

EDITOR: On Wednesday, Nov. 10, my dog Roxie escaped and ran up Green Valley Road from Allegheny/Silva Valley roads. Every car stopped and people tried to coax her into their cars, at least five people jumped out of their cars to try to catch her, and one guy ran down Green Valley after her (he must […]

No Comment / November 10, 2010 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Crib notes: Young kids and electronics

Julie Samrick

My 2-year-old is quite adept at maneuvering the mouse on our home computer. I still don’t know if this should make me proud or ashamed. Each time one of my children asks to play a game on my phone a million thoughts race through my mind before I can answer, much to their confusion I […]

1 Comment / November 08, 2010 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Community invited to celebrate veterans, enjoy the blues

At 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13,  a very special event will take place at the CSD Gym, 1021 Harvard Way in El Dorado Hills. First, it is a night to honor the El Dorado Hills Community Fallen Warriors, the five graduates of the Folsom, El Dorado Hills, and Cameron Park area high schools who have […]

No Comment / November 05, 2010 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Animal antics: The ominous onion


I have a love/hate relationship with onions. On one hand, they are very tasty and make my casseroles taste oh so much better. On the other hand, they make my eyes water so badly that I have to continually dart out of the room when they are chopped or sautéed. I am so sensitive now […]

No Comment / November 04, 2010 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Diner in disguise: Fortune cookies and battered chicken


Most mythical stories, or legends, are often entwined with history. Chinese mythology in particular reflects life balance, self-sacrifice, encourages good deeds and warns about the dangers of oppression. Myths surrounding Chinese food are everywhere, and one of the most pervasive is that of the fortune cookie and, in particular, its origins. These oddly shaped, crunchy […]

No Comment / October 28, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Commentary | Read More »

In health: Gluten — going against the grain

Dr. Steve Long

What is gluten anyway? Gluten is a sticky protein commonly found in grains. Biggest offenders are rye, wheat and barley. It is found in most types of cereals and in many types of bread. Not all foods from the grain family contain gluten. Grains that that do not have gluten include wild rice, corn, buckwheat, […]

No Comment / October 27, 2010 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Senior News

Millie Smith

Christmas luncheon Make your reservations soon while there is plenty of seating. The Christmas Party will be held on Friday, Dec. 10, and is sponsored by the EDH Senior Support Council, EDH CSD and the countys Senior Nutrition Program. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., with entertainment starting at 11. Lunch is served at noon. The […]

No Comment / October 25, 2010 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »