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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 […]

1 Comment / March 26, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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, […]

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

Folsom Prison recognizes graduates

Greystone graduates listen to Steve Gutierrez, Apprenticeship consultant with the State Department of Industrial Relations, at their graduation ceremony earlier this month. Photo by Roberta Long

The valedictorian of this year’s Greystone Adult School graduating class in Folsom State Prison, Chiwei Wang earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business. At the recent ceremony 109 graduates in black gowns over their regulation “blues” and black caps with gold tassels attended the commencement to receive their diplomas and certificates in front of […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Spring wild turkey season quickly approaches

California’s 2012 general spring wild turkey hunting season opens statewide on March 31 and extends through May 6, with the archery season extending through May 20. Hunters who have a current junior hunting license may also hunt the weekend before the opener, on March 24 and 25, and the two weeks after the general season […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 28

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition will again partner with El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 28. This is an opportunity for county residents to dispose of old and unwanted prescription drugs. Three sites will be available where these drugs can be […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Book publisher to speak at the library

Calling all book lovers, writers, and dreamers: Have you ever wondered how to get a book published? What are book publishers looking for in a manuscript? On Saturday, April 14, at 1 p..m special guest Ted Savas from Savas Beatie LLC will talk about the secret world of book publishing at the El Dorado County Library, […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories,News | Read More »