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Parisian film crew documents local fight against sex trafficking

Vicki Zito, whose daughter was a sex-trafficking victim, talks with the French film crew that came to El Dorado Hills last month. Photo courtesy of RJ Ruby Productions

On Valentine’s Day a French film crew from CANAL+ in Paris came to El Dorado Hills to document the profound impact Run For Courage is having on community awareness and education concerning sex trafficking. Executive Director Ashlie Bryant and Director of Beneficiary Programs Vicki Zito met with the crew to tell the Run For Courage […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Crack some crab and help the community

Vinal Perkins and Laura Sommers enjoy a plateful of crab at last year's Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Crab Feed & Dance. Don't miss the fun at this years event on March 9. Get your tickets now at edhcrabfeed.org. File photo by Mike Roberts

El Dorado Hills’ best, and tastiest, party of the year is just around the corner. On March 9 the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills hosts its annual crab feed and dance, featuring all-you-can-eat crab, a no host bar, a silent auction, raffles and dance beats mixed by DJ Anthony Avery. El Dorado Dance Academy […]

No Comment / March 01, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 20-27

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Faceless Feb. 20: Someone took the stereo faceplate from a vehicle parked on Governor Drive. Unknown caller Feb. 21: A thief stole a cell phone on Post Street. Busted Feb. 21: A 22-year-old man reportedly broke a window in his parent’s Shoreline Pointe home […]

No Comment / February 28, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Jacob Fine Scholarship celebrates Pondo alum

The first Jacob Fine Memorial Scholarship will be awarded May 2 at the Ponderosa Scholarship Night. Jacob Fine attended Ponderosa High School from 2002-06. He generously served his school as a commissioner, in student leadership and on the snowboarding team. He brought humor and intellectual gifts to the classroom and was known as a friend to […]

No Comment / February 27, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

SWR hosts rehabbers and public wildlife classes

Join Sierra Wildlife Rescue to learn more about wildlife through upcoming classes. March classes for prospective rehabbers include Songbird First Aid on March 12 from 7 to 9 p.m.; Rehabbing Rabbits on March 16 from 1 to 3 p.m.; Rehabbing Raptors on March 27 from 7 to 9 p.m.; and Rehabbing Waterfowl and Game Birds on March […]

No Comment / February 26, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Oak Meadow students “Meet the Masters”

Fourth-grader Haley Kay, 10, displys her textured plate that was first impressed with leaves, then fired in Oak Meado Elementary's kiln. Photo by Julie Samrick

Oak Meadow Elementary held its third annual Art Walk in its multipurpose room last Thursday evening. The fundraiser for the school’s popular “Meet the Masters” art program was also an opportunity for parents and students to browse the hundreds of pieces of student artwork on display. Led entirely by approximately 50 parent volunteers known as […]

No Comment / February 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Help Faithful Stewards support Nicaraguan community

Faithful Stewards supports a feeding center as well as educational and professional opportunities for the refugees at Nueva Vida, Nicaragua. Courtesy photo

Faithful Stewards, started by El Dorado Hills couple Alisha and Brandon Mecier in 2006, will once again host its Wine & Desert fundraiser. This year’s event will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at Lakehills Church, 7000 Rossmore Lane in El Dorado Hills. Enjoy wine tasting, desserts, live music, El […]

No Comment / February 24, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »