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Cartoonist coming to Democrat office

Rubes cartoonist Leigh Rubin will appear at the Mountain Democrat 6:30p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. This is Rubin’s second appearance at the Mountain Democrat, who proved a popular and entertaining speaker last year for more than an audience of more than 100. Rubin began his cartooning career in 1978 by establishing his own greeting card company, […]

No Comment / November 15, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment,News | Read More »

Emotional farewell for Harry Norris

Harry Norris

In a special meeting before the regular meeting Nov. 14 the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution praising outgoing Director Harry Norris. “I find that you have been the most frugal member of this board,’ said Director Bill George. “This board has been criticized. We’re not perfect. We’re as perfect […]

No Comment / November 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Stomp out those butts during the Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society is marking the 36th Annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17. “Smokers who participate in the Great American Smokeout by not smoking on Nov. 17 take an important step towards a healthier life and the possibility of quitting for good,” said Christy White, supervising health education coordinator for the El Dorado […]

No Comment / November 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People talk: Why volunteer?

Asked at the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce’s non-profit mixer last week.

No Comment / November 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Vets share stories of luck, horror

World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor — 92-year-old Bill Klein talks to the guests at the El Dorado Hills senior center Thursday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The El Dorado Hills Senior Center hosted a number of veterans and their families Thursday morning to honor Veterans Day. Vets from World War II, Korea and Vietnam shared their wartime and service memories. Bill Klein, 92, of El Dorado Hills wore his “Pearl Harbor Survivor” cap and described being stationed far below decks on […]

No Comment / November 11, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

County hosting bid workshop

As part of the government procurement workshop series for small businesses, El Dorado County is sponsoring a free workshop entitled Responding to an Invitation for Bid from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Dec. 1. It will be held in the El Dorado County administration building at 330 Fair Lane, Building A, OES conference room, […]

No Comment / November 11, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Lung cancer claims more lives than other cancers combined

In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Marshall Medical Center wants to educate the public about this deadly disease. The No. 1 cancer killer, more than 450 Americans die each day of lung cancer. It kills more people than breast, prostate, colon, liver, melanoma and kidney cancers combined. The main cause of 85 percent […]

No Comment / November 10, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »