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Help care for orphaned baby birds

Sierra Wildlife Rescue is gearing up to open its Baby Bird Nursery, held during spring and summer at SWR’s Wildlife Center in Placerville. Caring for orphaned or injured nestlings or fledglings is a wonderful way to help SWR and to learn about the fascinating lives of foothill songbirds, game birds (including baby quail and turkeys) […]

No Comment / March 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Watch out for wildlife when sprucing up

Spring last month, and Sierra Wildlife Rescue has already received several baby squirrels and several baby birds who were the “victims” of spring clean-up. The squirrels’ nests fell due to tree-trimming, while the terrified mother squirrels ran off and did not return. Fortunately, most of the babies survived and are in the care of  SWR […]

No Comment / March 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Two challenge appointee for Superior Court seat

The three county Superior Court Judge candidates “tea’ed off” last Wednesday night in El Dorado Hills. The candidate forum, which included District 1 and 2 supervisor candidates filled the Holiday Inn event room, capacity 160, for two-plus hours to hear a total of seven local candidates discuss the challenges of local government and pitch their […]

No Comment / March 26, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Who was your neighborhood bully?

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Church volunteers build baskets for homeless

Janelle Zweber of El Dorado Hills helps her daughter Lindsay, 3, left, and son Nathan, 5, make Easter eggs. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Dozens of people congregated at Rolling Hills Christian Church in El Dorado Hills Saturday morning to make Easter baskets and sack lucnhes for the homeless. Assembly lines made sandwiches while at other tables families colored Easter eggs. Coordinator Stephanie Thayer said church volunteers would hand out 200 goodie bags to the homeless that include a […]

No Comment / March 26, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Supervisor candidates vie for EDH Tea Party support

Photos by Jay Lensch

The Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills’ candidate forum last week included El Dorado County Supervisorial Districts 1 and 2. Both races have a standing supervisor running for reelection opposed by a single candidate. The similarities stop there. In El Dorado Hills-centric District 1, the incumbent, longtime local resident and activist John Knight is opposed by […]

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Volunteering runs in the family

Kaitlyn Hendrickson plays with a Honduran boy during her humanitarian visit to the country. She traveled with her mom and a group from Rolling Hills Christian Church in El Dorado Hills. Courtesy photo

As Kaitlyn Hendrickson rode horseback to a Honduran village she and her group came upon a woman cradling a newborn baby. The new mother had been walking for 15 hours. They gave her food, water and other supplies they could spare. Moments like these filled the trip Kaitlyn took with her mother, Dr. Maria Raslear-Hendrickson, […]

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