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Wells Fargo supports CASA kids

CASA Executive Director John Adams accepts a check from Wells Fargo employee Haley Reinhardt Dewhurst. Sponsors like Wells Fargo ensure more El Dorado County children get the advocates they need. Courtesy photo

PLACERVILLE — Every day is a normal day for most of us, but it’s never a “normal” day for abused and neglected kids. They didn’t ask to be born into the mess they find themselves in and they desperately need help. These children need a CASA advocate who will advocate for them in court and consistently guide […]

Comments Off / December 10, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CASA El Dorado wants to help more kids

Each year approximately 500 children in El Dorado county are court-ordered an adult advocate after being removed from their homes by Child Protective Services. Because there are 100 kids still waiting for a Court Appointed Special Advocate, CASA El Dorado is making a plea for more involvement. They need more volunteers to be advocates and […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Best Mexican Food: Casa Ramos

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Great Mexican food the whole family will enjoy is served up at Casa Ramos. This family owned restaurant features traditional Mexican dishes made with quality ingredients and served by happy employees who want to make customers’ dining experiences great. “We have great food, great drinks and great employees,” said manager Kevin Ramos. The top sellers […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2014 | Posted in Best of 2013 | Read More »

Enjoy CASA lunches delivered to your door

Child Advocates of El Dorado County hosts its annual box lunch fundraiser and will make and deliver 3,000 lunches from Pollock Pines to Rancho Cordova by noon on April 10 thanks to more than a hundred volunteers. There are many ways to get involved from donating a Food 4 Less gift card to help offset food […]

Comments Off / February 28, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

My turn: CASA, Big Brothers and Sisters provide important role models

By Vern Pierson Every parent has looked into the eyes of their child and wondered who will they be when they grow up. What or whom will influence that outcome? Good or bad, kids imitate the role models in their lives. When things go right, children are inspired by their own parents, relatives, a dedicated […]

Comments Off / January 02, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Wrestling: Trojans take silver at Casa Robles

Oak Ridge's Ryan Redhair gets a good grip on Bruin T.J. Holloway during their final match. Redhair earned the win. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge’s varsity wrestling team took second place at the Marty Manges Invitational in December, just behind inter-county rival Ponderosa High, at Casa Robles High School. Troy’s Brandon Claiborne and Ryan Redhair took first in their respective weight categories. Claiborne beat Colin Hustrulid of Ponderosa. Hustrulid was up by one, until Brandon pinned him with 20 seconds […]

Comments Off / December 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Casablanca in the Hills helps children in crisis

Too often the tiny voices crying out during the horror created by drug and alcohol abuse in the family home are never heard, and the vicious cycle continues as the children grow into adults with problems that plague society and ruin what could have been productive lives. In El Dorado County, an organization with a stellar lineup of […]

Comments Off / September 15, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »

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