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Master Food Preservers: Safely preserving vegetables at home

Summer Brasuel UCCE Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County There are two ways to safely preserve vegetables at home — pickling and pressure canning. Because vegetables are naturally low in acid they cannot be canned using a boiling water bath or steam canner unless they are acidified. Pickling your vegetables fulfills this requirement. If […]

July 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Ask a care manger: Mental health awareness

Mental health awareness is a vital part of a healthy community.  Issues surrounding mental health are pervasive amongst all demographics and should not be overlooked as we age.  The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 20 percent of the aging population is struggling with some type of mental health disorder and these numbers are likely […]

July 13, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Local team heads to national championship

The USA Stars U14 girls team took home the US Youth Soccer Region IV soccer championships in Boise, Idaho last month and will represent the West in Frisco, Texas July 26- 31 at the US Youth Soccer National Championships. “This is a really big deal,” said parent Becca Darke. “Think your local team going to the […]

July 20, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

‘Swan Lake’ lands at Harris Center

Lisa Winton Special to Village Life One of the most magical and beloved ballets of all time, “Swan Lake (Act II),” comes to Harris Center for the Arts on July 23 and 24, highlighting local talent and the training of the Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre artistic director Pamela Hayes. This masterpiece of dance and […]

July 13, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

My Turn: The enemy among us

The following remarks were delivered on the House floor by Congressman Tom McClintock on June 15 Mr. Speaker: The terrorist attack on Orlando should bring into sharp focus the growing threat our nation faces from Islamic terrorism. Although Islam is a religion, it is often accompanied by a poisonous political ideology that is antithetical to […]

July 06, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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