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El Dorado County home to three 2015 California Gold Ribbon Schools

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has announced that 193 middle schools and 180 high schools have been honored under the state’s new Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program, which is temporarily taking the place of the California Distinguished Schools Program. “These schools are academically successful, vibrant, and innovative centers of learning and teaching,” Torlakson […]

No Comment / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills girl wins Lady and the Tramp regatta

Six-year-old El Dorado Hills sailor Madelyn Deutsch won the Junior Ladies Class of the Folsom Lake Yacht Club’s annual Lady and the Tramp regatta, held Saturday, May 16, on Folsom Lake. Had she been scored among adult ladies, Madelyn would have placed second overall.Captaining Four Sirens, a Santana 20, Madelyn placed second, third and second in […]

No Comment / May 18, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Nightlife shines in El Dorado Hills

El Dorado Hills has had a reputation as a quiet suburb of Sacramento since it started growing in the 1980s. It was seen as a place where summer evening entertainment meant backyard barbecues and big-screen television programs. A night on the town required a trip to Folsom or Sacramento. This perception hasn’t been true for […]

No Comment / May 14, 2015 | Posted in Life in the Hills | Read More »

Organic images by El Dorado County artists on display

“Green Venus,” Anton Nemeth, porcelain sculpture.

Two El Dorado County artists share the spotlight in the latest offering at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom, with stunning displays of organic art in “Organic Origins,” starting Friday. “Organic art? What’s that? Is it veggie art that’s GMO-free?” quipped my hubby. “Silly,” I told him. “Organic art is a vital new movement […]

No Comment / May 10, 2015 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

El Dorado County Pageant accepting entries

The El Dorado County Pageant returns. The pageant will be held at 6 p.m. on June 18 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds on opening night of the El Dorado County Fair. If you are a young woman aged 12 to 29, think about joining us for this year’s pageant. This is a natural pageant and no experience […]

No Comment / May 07, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Best Dentist: El Dorado Hills Dental

El Dorado Hills Dental’s mission statement is “to provide you with quality dental care, in a professional and caring environment, just as we ourselves would like to be treated.” This is more than a lofty statement for the staff who expend great effort to exceed patients’ expectations each time they visit the office. From a patient’s first visit […]

No Comment / April 29, 2015 | Posted in Best of 2014 | Read More »

Best Bank: El Dorado Savings

El Dorado Savings Bank was established in Placerville in 1957 to offer competitive savings programs to local residents while promoting homeownership through construction, purchase and refinance loans. As it expanded its operations over the years, the bank remained faithful to these original principles by developing new loan and savings products, while adding service delivery channels with […]

No Comment / April 29, 2015 | Posted in Best of 2014 | Read More »

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