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Run for Education coming up

Calling all runners, walkers and families who want to help local schools! Registration is now open for second annual Making the Grade Run for Education scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 16, at the old El Dorado Hills golf course at the bottom of Serrano Parkway in El Dorado Hills. This fun and festive family event will […]

1 Comment / September 04, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Envision brings prescription discounts to county

While the national healthcare debate plays out in attack ads and Tea Party meetings, one local firm has partnered with the county to offer a lifeline to the uninsured, a prescription drug discount card that offers an average of 51 percent off the steep cash price of pharmaceuticals. The card is available free at county […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A window into the womb

Cindy Yacur, of InVision Ultrsound in Folsom, performs an ultrasound on Madeleine Michelle Fergusson at Starlight Starbright children's clothing store on East Bidwell in Folsom. Fergusson recently delivered a healthy baby boy. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Growing up with a biomedical engineer for a father, Cindy Yacur, owner of Invision Ultrasound in Folsom, was familiar with complicated medical equipment and none fascinated her more than the ultrasound machine. In high school Yacur worked in veterinary medicine and continued down the medical path, working in pharmaceutical sales. When a few friends were looking to sell a […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wine, Cheese and Brew to rock former golf course

Hip Service, Sacramento’s favorite dance party, returns to the former El Dorado Hills Executive Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. for the Firefighters’ Association’s 40th annual Wine, Cheese and Brew Festival. The Hipsters have delivered their butt-shaking mix of old-school soul, knee-buckling funk, throwback disco and hip hop cool at the last […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘The best year …’

Lauren Kille called Belguim home for nearly a year and the El Dorado Hills teen spent a lot of time traveling round Europe during her Rotary Youth Exchange experience. Courtesy photo

Lauren Kille of El Dorado Hills speaks fluent French. She also eats french fries with meatballs and rabbit sauce … and likes it, at least while living in Belgium. Instead of attending her junior year at Oak Ridge High School, the 17-year-old spent the school year abroad, studying at the College St. Habelin in Belgium […]

1 Comment / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Wine, Cheese and Brew’s humble beginnings

Dennis Ferguson, second from left, pours wine for Toosch Cima, Daisy Smith and Diane Ferguson, left to right, during the 1973 El Dorado Hills Firemen’s Association wine tasting event. Mountain Democrat photo

These days, late summers in El Dorado Hills are a hub of activity. But not so in 1972 when the El Dorado Hills Ladies’ Auxiliary, the fundraising arm of the Firemen’s Association at the time, decided that its annual Christmas bake sales weren’t bringing home the proverbial bacon. The original fire house, which later became […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 24-29

The following information is from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Not my car Aug. 24: An Appain Way resident reported that someone vandalized his vehicle. More car trouble Aug. 24: Someone stole items from a vehicle parked on Garlenda Drive. Even more car trouble Aug. 24: Thieves broke windows of two vehicles parked on Tea […]

Comments Off / August 30, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »