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Littles shop big during special event

There might be no better combination than a hot pancake breakfast and some rapid-fire retail therapy — especially just in time for Christmas. If you toss a visit with Santa into the mix and stir it up with a candy cane, you’ve got the fourth annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County Snowball Shopping event. On […]

December 10, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Center Stage dancers pirouette, tap for charity

Center Stage Dance Academy will celebrate the Christmas season by giving 100 percent of its holiday dance benefit proceeds to local charities. “This is our 11th year giving back and we couldn’t be more excited,” said director and owner of the studio Georgina Coleman. This year’s holiday show will be held three times on Dec. 13 at […]

December 10, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Local photogs’ pics chosen for first EDH postcards

Since people are always asking for El Dorado Hills postcards, California Welcome Center travel concierge Sylvia Lewis had a brainstorm: Challenge the community to submit their best pictures of El Dorado Hills for a postcard contest. Last Wednesday night the winners were recognized at a reception, where the town’s first postcards were prominently displayed. The […]

December 10, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Here comes Santa Claus

Santa Claus never misses an opportunity to visit El Dorado Hills, especially when his reindeer don’t really have to do the driving. The El Dorado Hills Fire Department, Jolly Old St. Nick and Mrs. Claus once again team up for the annual Santa Run, now in its 51st year, Dec. 15-20. El Dorado Hills Firefighter Association […]

December 10, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH boy is nation’s fastest 9-year-old

El Dorado Hills fourth-grader William McCoy won the 2014 All-American National Cross Country Championship in his age division Saturday, Dec. 6. He ran a 3K, or 1.86 miles, in 11 minutes and 20 seconds. Remarkably, his parents Allen and Rochelle McCoy didn’t know they had a super runner until recently. “We knew he was fast on the […]

December 10, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Local shops busy

After enjoying turkey and pumpkin pie, many shoppers supported small El Dorado Hills businesses over the rainy holiday weekend. Several El Dorado Hills Town Center businesses reported a good showing on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. “It’s been a busy couple of days,” said Robin Mizell, owner of Bark Avenue. Pet lovers stocked up […]

December 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

‘Songs for Society’ helps teens find purpose

Oak Ridge junior Kyle Kauffman didn’t know many people when he transferred from his high school in Coloma last year. Then he noticed many of his new friends enjoy playing music, but couldn’t find the time to collaborate or have informal jam sessions between marching band practice and sports. Combining a love for music and […]

December 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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