Author shares her thoughts on freedom, democracy

In times of war, misinformation and hysteria can lead to tragic mistakes. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, one of 120,000 Japanese Americans placed in 10 internment camps during World War II, knows this better than most. The author of “Farewell to Manzanar” shared her experiences and strong belief in democracy last week at the El Dorado Hills […]

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Bill Tobin’s a tireless volunteer

Win, lose or recount, El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors candidate Bill Tobin knows where he’ll be after the election. He’s the volunteer coordinator for the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ annual Blues and Brews, a night of music and dancing that honors service men and women past and present, standing […]

October 03, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Shake it ’til you make it at Saturday’s Zumbathon

How do tears turn into sweat? Ask Brandy Gill and Kelly Estes. The close friends and El Dorado Hills neighbors will likely share both this Saturday as Gill hosts the second annual Party in Pink Zumbathon to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation and Estes, a breast cancer survivor. “It’s going to be kind of a […]

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Classic beauties roll onto the green

“My primary reason was to open an opportunity to the general public and to those folks that have a passion for classic and antique automobiles that they wouldn’t be able to normally see on the streets,” said Jim Perrell about displaying his classic Jaguar at this summer’s Saturday in the Park. If you missed his 1956 […]

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Firefighters Pipe & Drum Band debuts

Yes indeed. The emotive drone of Great Highland bagpipes wafted through the clear morning air in Park Village on a recent Sunday morning. With kilts flapping in the breeze, the El Dorado Hills Firefighters Pipe and Drum Band made its public debut at Bertelsen Park as part of the annual reposting of the colors, aka flag, […]

September 18, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Candidate Crumpley: EDHCSD board needs a CPA

El Dorado Hills accountant, Little League mom and Tea Party conservative Terry Crumpley has thrown her three-cornered hat into the ring as a candidate for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors. The self-employed CPA has become a familiar face in local meetings “where others make decisions that affect our lives,” she […]

September 26, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH woman sings with Chicago

El Dorado Hills resident Ann Kubel had the opportunity of a lifetime when she recently performed with the legendary rock and roll band Chicago at the band’s San Jose concert. Kubel sang the lead for their hit song “If You Leave Me Now.” “I was so excited to do this” she said. Over the last three years, […]

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