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Teen asks community to light it up blue

Matthais Zierhut has prepared for this role his whole life. The 16-year-old Oak Ridge sophomore is the planner and coordinator of El Dorado Hills’ first Light It Up Blue event in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day April 2. Autism Speaks created the campaign where more than 1,300 cities spanning all seven continents take part. […]

March 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Mercy auxiliary hands out scholarships

Future doctors, surgeons, therapists and other healthcare professionals received a helping hand from the Mercy Hospital of Folsom Auxiliary Friday as auxiliary members handed out $1,000 scholarships. Out of 21 students interviewed, 11 students from El Dorado Hills and Folsom high schools received money to continue their education, including Oak Ridge senior Cody Ellis, who […]

March 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge actor keep Anne’s spirit alive

Why see a play when you already know the tragic ending? Why remember an event that so many would like to forget? “It’s history,” explained Julia Garcia, assistant to the assistant director for Oak Ridge Drama’s “The Diary of Anne Frank” production opening March 20. “There were so many lives lost and this (play) shares […]

March 19, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Student of the Month: Isabelle Grupp

Fifth-grader Isabelle Grupp received the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Student of the Month award Wednesday morning for her uncompromising work ethic and compassion. “She works harder than any other student at our school,” said Lake Forest Elementary Principal Bruce Peters. “She always has a smile on her face and is incredibly supportive of […]

March 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Rotarians have a crackin’ good time

El Dorado Hills Rotarians really know how to throw a party — just ask guests at Saturday night’s 21st annual Rotary Crab Feed & Dance. Hundreds attended the crackin’ good time, enjoying a delicious meal prepared by Rotarians (and friends) and served by Oak Ridge Interact Club volunteers at the El Dorado Hills Community Services […]

March 12, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Group clicks via camera club

These female friendships transcend mom talk or shopping. The dozen members of El Dorado Hills Chicks that Click share a mutual passion for photography. Three years ago people kept telling professional photographer Stephanie Redhair she had to meet Diane Orciuoli, another local woman most often found with a camera in hand. They struck up a […]

March 12, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Commuters get ‘Ashes to Go’

CAMERON PARK — On Wednesday, March 5, Faith Episcopal Church in Cameron Park offered “Ashes to Go,” a new twist on an old Christian tradition, at the Park-and-Ride locations in Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills. Ash Wednesday marks the start of the holy season of Lent in preparation for the celebration of Easter. For centuries, Christians have received a cross […]

March 12, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,
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