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Assemblywoman Huber plans move to Rancho

Huber Alyson

The first local casualty of California’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission is El Dorado Hills’ own Democrat Assemblywoman Alyson Huber, who announced last week that she’s moving to Rancho Cordova. The commission packed up Huber’s notoriously gerrymandered 10th Assembly District and shipped it to Marin County. El Dorado Hills now resides in a more heterogeneous District […]

1 Comment / November 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving?

             

1 Comment / November 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Give back

Many people need a helping hand this season. Here are few ways you can make their holidays a little brighter: • The Hands4Hope Club at Oak Ridge High School has partnered with the El Dorado Hills Library to expand the Warm & Fuzzy Drive. The Oak Ridge H4H Club is collecting new and gently used […]

No Comment / November 18, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

The gift of ornaments … a classic tradition

Christmas Shoppe

What would a Christmas tree be without ornaments? Vicke Christiansen wouldn’t have it. That’s why she transformed Gregg’s Pool Works in El Dorado Hills into the Town Center Christmas Shoppe, a winter wonderland with beautifully decorated trees. “Christmas is one of my favorite things,” said Christiansen, who owns the store with husband Gregg Sample. A favorite Christmas tradition […]

No Comment / November 18, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Pamper your pets this Christmas

Bark Avenue

All year they’ve greeted you with wagging tails, wet noses and soft purrs. Now it’s time to show your pet just how much you appreciate their fuzzy companionship. It’s time to fill their Christmas stocking … but with what? Let’s start with where your pet takes a nap. “It’s bed season,” said Robin Mizell, owner […]

No Comment / November 18, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Perseverance, faith, hope saved Holocaust survivor

Marion Blumenthal, seen here at age 7, survived six-and-a-half years in refugee, transit and prison camps during Nazi Germany's occupation of Europe. Courtesy photo

Marian Blumenthal Lazan came to El Dorado County earlier this week and stole its heart. “Mine is the story that Anne Frank might have told if she had survived,” began Lazan. “It’s a story of perseverance, determination, faith and above all, hope.” Speaking to a mixed audience of hundreds of adults and children at the […]

No Comment / November 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

It’s not too late to get the flu vaccine

The Public Health Division of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency has wrapped up its community flu clinics for the season, and is now offering low-cost flu vaccine by appointment. The seasonal influenza vaccine is available in both the shot and nasal mist forms through Public Health for $10 per vaccination. No […]

No Comment / November 17, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »