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Local trainer wants you to be the Biggest Loser

Sharon Thompson of El Dorado Hills is an official Biggest Loser Pro. She achieves success by customizing plans to each client'€™s abilities and personal goals and incorporating the best of weight training, kickboxing, plyometrics and yoga to achieve optimal results. Courtesy photo

By Lynn Machon Following an extensive application and evaluation process, local personal trainer Sharon Thompson, CPT, founder of Thompson Training, has been selected by NBC/Biggest Loser executives to function as an official Biggest Loser Pro. Thompson, who lives in El Dorado Hills, will serve as the Northern California expert for the “The Biggest Loser Live […]

3 Comments / February 03, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom thrift shop gets a new look

Volunteers rennovated the Trinity Thrift Shop in Folsom. A month-long grand reopening celebration is in progress. Courtesy photo

Folsom’s popular Trinity Thrift Shop debuts a new, remodeled look in this new year. More than 1,000 volunteer hours were contributed in the last month to refurbish and refresh the interior of the charming Victorian that has housed racks of nearly-new and gently-used clothing and household items since 1963. Demolition, painting, installing sheetrock and flooring […]

No Comment / February 03, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Billboards proposed along Highway 50

Hearing set for Feb. 9. Drivers on Highway 50 could notice a change in scenery. Cameron Park Attorney John David Pereira is asking the El Dorado County Planning Commission to recommend approval of three two-sided billboards along the freeway — one in Cameron Park and two in Shingle Springs. A public hearing for the special […]

1 Comment / February 02, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Fire victim ID’d

The man who died in an El Dorado Hills apartment fire last weekend has been identified by authorities as 57-year-old Daniel Miles. El Dorado County Sheriff’s Lt. Bryan Golmitz said an official cause of death had not yet been determined — an autopsy was done last week — but El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts […]

No Comment / February 02, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH man accused of tax evasion

An El Dorado Hills man was indicted by federal grand jurors last week on suspicion of income tax evasion. Donald M. Wanland Jr., 53, of El Dorado Hills, is charged with attempting to evade personal income taxes from 2000 through 2003, according to US attorney Benjamin B. Wagner. Wanland is also accused of not filing […]

No Comment / February 02, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 25 through Feb. 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Struck Jan. 25: A 22-year-old woman reported that an unknown suspect hit her in the face during an argument on Vine Street. Cited Jan. 25: Deputies handed out a citation to a 17-year-old boy after he allegedly sold a substance thought to be salvia […]

No Comment / February 02, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDUHSD launches virtual academy

El Dorado Union High School District announces that it is now accepting enrollment applications for its newly launched Virtual Academy. The EDUHSD Virtual Academy is designed to be a rewarding and engaging online college preparatory program that combines the latest technology with specially credentialed high school teachers to offer students and families an alternative to the traditional comprehensive high […]

No Comment / February 01, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »