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Stomp out those butts during the Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society is marking the 36th Annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17. “Smokers who participate in the Great American Smokeout by not smoking on Nov. 17 take an important step towards a healthier life and the possibility of quitting for good,” said Christy White, supervising health education coordinator for the El Dorado […]

No Comment / November 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People talk: Why volunteer?

Asked at the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce’s non-profit mixer last week.

No Comment / November 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Jacob Tanner

Jacob Tanner

Jacob Tanner, son of Erin and James Blaylock and Robert and Jenny Tanner recently completed basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., with the 198th Infantry Brigade, Echo Company. Jake successfully completed 10 weeks of training designed to challenge new Army Infantry recruits both physically and mentally. He has begun additional training for another five weeks […]

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

Hometown Hero: Christian Munoz

Christian Munoz

Airman Basic Christian M. Munoz has graduated from Basic Training at Lackland Air Force base. During his training, the airman was an element leader. He is taking extended training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss. Munoz, a 2010 Independence High School graduate, is the son of Lauri Lenhardt of El Dorado Hills.

No Comment / November 09, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom veteran parade salutes newest generation of warriors

About 3,000 spectators are expected to line the streets at Folsom’s 11th annual Wayne Spence Veterans Parade, featuring marching bands and drill teams, Shriner mini cars, floats and flag waving veteran, scout and youth groups. The parade begins at 9 a.m. in front of the Home Goods store on East Bidwell Street and follows East Bidwell, […]

No Comment / November 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Veterans Day event

The Friends of the Veterans Monument will host the seventh annual Veterans Tribute in honor of the sacrifices and service of the men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States of America The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument, 360 […]

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

Mittelman sentencing continued

The sentencing of convicted killer Steven Howard Mittelman was continued last month. Mittelman, 56, of El Dorado Hills, was found guilty in September of fatally shooting his ex-wife, Valerie Rita Mittelman, in their apartment on the evening of June 17, 2010. Mittelman, who is facing 50 years to life in prison, had been set for […]

No Comment / November 04, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »