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Cameron Park kid mashes competition

THE POTATO MASHER by Emeryl Logan

PITTSBURGH — Forget making mashed potatoes with hand-held mashers and conventional methods. Instead, what’s the most inventive and fun way you could mash real chunks of potatoes? Ore-Ida Steam n’ Mash, the brand of frozen potatoes that offers homemade mashed potatoes without the hassle, turned to parents and kids across the country for drawings of their […]

No Comment / May 18, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Hwy. 50 construction to wrap up this fall

The El Dorado County Department of Transportation expects construction on the $27.7 million median widening of U.S. 50 thorough El Dorado Hills to be completed in fall 2011. Completion of the 4-mile long project will add carpool lanes in each direction of U.S. 50 from the county line to Bass Lake Road, widen Latrobe Road […]

No Comment / May 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Enroll in Rescue’s educational programs

The Rescue Union School District announces the availability of three innovative educational programs for 2011-12. These learning opportunities include Transitional Kindergarten programs at Lakeview, Jackson and Green Valley elementary schools, a K-2 Montessori program at Rescue Elementary School, and a K-5 Visual and Performing Arts program at Jackson Elementary School. All programs are offered at […]

No Comment / May 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What’s up with Arnold and Maria?

Debra Bogowitz, El Dorado Hills
“The old saying ‘Politics doesn’t make good bedfellows’ seems to have been true in this case.”

  Debra Bogowitz, El Dorado Hills “The old saying ‘Politics doesn’t make good bedfellows’€™ seems to have been true in this case.” Dennis Flatt, El Dorado Hills “€œMy wife and I were kind of sad when we heard that they were splitting up. It seemed like they were doing well. I was surprised.”€ Jan Wilcox, […]

No Comment / May 16, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Francisco Oaks residents oppose commercial project

Francisco Oaks residents turned out in force at the recent Area Planning Advisory Council meeting to protest a planned 6.85-acre commercial project on the corner of Francisco Drive and Green Valley Road. A “Technical Advisory Committee” meeting in the county Planning Department was scheduled later in May, but was put off shortly before APAC’s meeting. […]

3 Comments / May 16, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Lake College students ready to graduate

The community is invited to Folsom Lake College’s seventh annual commencement ceremony Wednesday, May 18, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Folsom campus, 10 College Parkway. “Folsom Lake College is incredibly proud of all its graduates and we look forward to celebrating their accomplishments with the community,” said Folsom Lake College President Dr. Thelma Scott-Skillman. “We […]

No Comment / May 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Vision Coalition, Sheriff’s Dept. collect prescription drugs

Residents turned in more than five trash-can size containers full of prescription drugs at the recent National Rx Drug Take-back Day. The El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition “for safe, healthy and drug-free youth” collaborated with the El Dorado Sheriff’s Office to host the event. “We know that teens are primarily finding the drugs in unlocked medicine […]

No Comment / May 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »