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Mercy gives $1.1 million in grants

35 local non-profit organizations receive funding SACRAMENTO — Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), which operates the local Mercy hospitals, and Mercy Foundation have awarded $1,183,907 in grant funding to 35 nonprofit organizations in El Dorado, Nevada, Sacramento, Placer and Yolo counties. The CHW grants, from $5,000 to $50,000, will impact health issues ranging from mental illness […]

No Comment / January 12, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Animal Services investigates dog trainer

El Dorado County Animal Services is investigating a Placerville dog trainer after allegations of abuse arose last week. Animal Services Chief Henry Brzezinski said Regina Collins, of El Dorado Hills, filed a formal complaint Jan. 3 against Ridley K9 Academy, alleging her 3-month-old standard poodle Chance was abused over a span of several days. Because the […]

No Comment / January 11, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

The Center’s class to teach compassionate communication

The Center for Violence-free Relationships is giving individuals an opportunity to improve their relationships by focusing on compassionate communication that fosters connection and respect. “Communicating from Your Heart,” a four-week workshop, starts on Feb. 7 and will meet on Mondays at 6 p.m. at The Center, 344 Placerville Drive, Suite 11, Placerville. The workshops will […]

No Comment / January 11, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Christina Sudtell

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Army National Guard Pvt. Christina N. Sudtell has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle […]

No Comment / January 11, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What are your fitness goals for 2011?

Elizabeth Rosendahl, 7, El Dorado Hills “I’m getting strong for basketball. I’m on the Monarchs at the CSD. We'€™re the only all girls team in a boys' league.”

Asked at the El Dorado Hills Sports Club Elizabeth Rosendahl, 7, El Dorado Hills “€œI’m getting strong for basketball. I’€™m on the Monarchs at the CSD. We’€™re the only all girls team in a boys’ league.”€ Gina Parker, Camino “We’re a running family. My husband and I are training for a half marathon in April, […]

No Comment / January 10, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Transit observes Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

El Dorado Transit will not operate bus or Dial-A-Ride service on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 18. For more information or a complete listing of holidays call El […]

No Comment / January 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

St. Stephen’s pastor opens his personal study

Pastor Ron Rentner will host an intimate Bible study beginning Jan. 19. Courtesy photo

“Bag Lunch and Bible” will debut on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in El Dorado Hills. This weekly study will be a unique opportunity to join in the study of biblical texts as a trained pastor does his personal study. Unlike many other studies, this is a window on the interpretation and […]

No Comment / January 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »