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Nature Bowl still a thrilling adventure

The spring-green grass at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma was crawling with kids on two recent sunny days, students from area schools intent on getting close to nature and taking their classroom learning to the source itself. The students participated in the 29th annual Nature Bowl, with the competition in Coloma finding […]

1 Comment / March 23, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Lake Forest sweeps Nature Bowl, heads to finals

Lake Forest's third-grade Nature Bowl team has some fun during the competition earlier this month. Climbing the tree are Evan Odell, Kyle Enriques and Anna Thurman, left to right, while the others stand in front, left to right: teacher Donna DeLaurentis, Matthew Medina, Savannah Hannaman, Ayden Quinones, Kara McCauley and advisor Marlaine Reilly. Courtesy photo

Lake Forest’s two Nature Bowl teams won first place in their respective age divisions March 18 and will head to the finals at Sac State in May. The third grade and fourth/fifth grade teams competed in Coloma against a dozen area schools, including neighbors Silva Valley, Lakeview and Pleasant Grove. Sponsored by the California Department […]

No Comment / March 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 13-19

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Bike found March 13: A Hensley Circle resident found a bicycle on an access road near her home. Out for the count March 14: Deputies found a man passed out on the ground at a Valley View Parkway apartment complex. The 36-year-old was arrested […]

No Comment / March 20, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Enjoy dessert at home to help families abroad

Faithful Stewards programs ensure children get a healthy meal at least once a day. Courtesy photo

For more than a decade, El Dorado Hills residents Brandon and Alisha Mecier, along with many caring volunteers, have dedicated their time and resources to making people’s lives better thousands of miles away. “People who are blessed have great opportunities to provide for others,” Brandon said. The non-profit Faithful Stewards has done just that for […]

No Comment / March 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Senior Day Care Center to open in El Dorado Hills

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency announced the long-awaited opening of the Senior Day Care Center in El Dorado Hills. The center, located in the Moni Gilmore Senior Center at 990 Lassen Lane, will officially open its doors on March 31. The center will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. […]

No Comment / March 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Marshall Medical Center received stroke certification

The Joint Commission — the organization that accredits hospitals nationwide — has certified Marshall Medical Center as a Primary Stroke Center. The certification followed intense internal work at MMC to ensure the hospital’s stroke treatment protocols meet or exceed stringent Joint Commission standards. Following an extensive onsite survey by the accrediting organization, Marshall was awarded […]

No Comment / March 18, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Beth Gaines seeking another term

ROSEVILLE — Small business owner and State Assemblywoman Beth Gaines (R-Roseville) recently announced her bid for re-election to California’s Sixth Assembly District. Gaines says her positive, pro-jobs and economic development agenda is sorely needed in Sacramento. “It’s disappointing how little attention is given to small businesses at the Capitol,” Gaines said. “We need to start […]

No Comment / March 17, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »