Project Spooky hands out costumes

Halloween came early to the children at White Rock Village. Since 2009, 10-year-old Christian Pothast has handed out Halloween costumes so that children can partake in the spooky fun. “Halloween is my favorite holiday,” said Pothast, “and I want to make sure that lots of kids get to enjoy this holiday, too.” Through his non-profit, […]

October 31, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Vision Coalition makes a big difference with mini grants

Local organizations dedicated to youth received a financial boost last week when the El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition handed out mini grants. This is the seventh year the Vision Coalition has giving grants up to $1,500, according to Executive Director DJ Peterson. He commended the group receiving grants, calling them “a coalition of partners […]

October 31, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Guy Gertsch stands tall, ready to keep working

Guy Gertsch seeks a second term on the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors to retain the fiscal sanity his board brought to a district that lacked financial leadership and was “spending frivolously on processes and procedures,” he said. There were “too many consultants, too much travel, too many colors,” he said, […]

October 24, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Huber reflects on time in Assembly

Assemblywoman Alyson Huber recently reflected on the highs and lows of four whirlwind years in state politics that ends on Dec. 6. A mix of liberal and conservative supporters turned out on Oct. 1 for a farewell reception hosted by Tony Mansour, Kevin Nagle, The Parker Development Company and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of […]

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Folsom adding Johnny Cash Trail to system

Johnny Cash didn’t ride a bicycle, so far as we know. And he never served time in Folsom Prison. What he did was make the city of Folsom famous worldwide with the recording of an album from two live concerts he performed at the state’s second maximum-security prison with his wife, June Carter, and his band, […]

October 24, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Noelle Mattock ready to roll in second term

A self-described “policy geek,” El Dorado Hills Community Services District board member Noelle Mattock asserts that her job as a legislative analyst provides a valuable window into what’s going on in Sacramento. The 43-year-old running for second term said she brings a wonky ability to grasp and explain a wide range of complex legislation, be it […]

October 17, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

‘Mossy’ author comes to El Dorado Hills

Successful children’s book author Jan Brett comes to El Dorado Hills this Thursday to promote her newest book, “Mossy.” Brett has written more than 30 books, including “The Mitten.” Aboard her artwork-wrapped rockstar bus, Brett is on a 23-city national tour to promote “Mossy” and will stop at Lakehills Covenant Church, 7000 Rossmoore Lane in El Dorado Hills, from 5 […]

October 17, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,