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‘Sisters’ are friends for life

It’s been four years of hiking, movies, ice cream and even a chance to go onto the field at a San Francisco Giants game, and for 17-year-old Lea Hall, it’s been just fantastic being a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County. And it must have been pretty great for Helen Bennett, […]

March 04, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Give Love via Vintage Grace

Vintage Grace kicked off a month-long Give Love campaign with a visit from a movie director during March 1 services. The movie “Drop Box” may take place far across the world in South Korea, but Vintage Grace pastor Drew Sodestrom wants to drive home the message that its theme is just as relevant in El […]

March 04, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Gangs have tough presence in El Dorado County

When Carol Edwards began developing the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office gang unit 23 years ago, the agency was unaware that gangs were already here. As they did not know how to validate gang members, they had no list of suspects. “We had no clue,” the gang officer told a group gathered at the Cameron Park Elks […]

March 04, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Go green for 4-H

It’s a bit early for St. Patrick’s Day, but whether you are a leprechaun or not, you can be green, be healthy, have fun and help support local 4-H youth programs all at the same time on Saturday, March 7. The brainchild of five members of the 4-H Leadership Team — Alana Cardinalli, Brook Haynes, […]

March 03, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Bill Warns joins the century club

What’s the secret to living to 100 years old? Bill Warns had to think about it for a minute and then said, “Drink water … no whiskey and no cigarettes.” Thursday, Bill joins the century club. He was born on Feb. 26, 1915, in Illinois and grew up on a farm in the Prairie State […]

February 25, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

McClintock talks politics with residents

Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, hosted a town hall meeting inside Oak Ridge’s theater last Wednesday night. The intimate setting allowed for 90 minutes of genuine dialogue between the Congressman and the nearly 200 El Dorado Hills residents in attendance. “We have to go back to basic principles,” McClintock said, spending the first few minutes […]

February 25, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Humble green thumb honored at parklet’s dedication

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District dedicated the new Tam O’Shanter parklet to El Dorado Hills resident Jim Miner and his late wife last Friday morning. Since 1988 Miner has single-handedly beautified nine acres of open space behind his home, planting and maintaining a buffer of trees between St. Andrew’s Village and Stonegate subdivisions […]

February 25, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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