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Ask a Care Manager: Food and the inflammation process

Betty Lynn was diagnosed with arthritis 10 years ago. She didn’t believe in diets and ate pretty much whatever she felt like. Betty enjoyed cereal with sugar, the Sunday doughnut, Chinese food on Friday nights and frozen pizza. Betty wasn’t overweight and by first glance she appeared to be in good shape. Everyone complimented on her physical shape so she […]

November 16, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Veterans share stories at Holy Trinity

Holly Barbaccia Say thank you. Shake a hand. Ask about their story.  These are just a few of the many ways Holy Trinity students Abby Connolly, Irma Francis and Matthew Haar invited the crowd to honor veterans. The students urged classmates, parishioners and community members to make a pledge to honor a vet — not just in November but in every […]

November 16, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Veterans Day ceremonies to recognize service, sacrifice

Veterans Day ceremonies (being held Friday at 11 a.m. at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument; 360 Fair Lane, Placerville) will recognize an El Dorado County veteran who died as a result of injuries incurred while serving in Afghanistan, honor an El Dorado County chaplain who has devoted his life in service to military veterans, their […]

November 09, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Trunk or Treating with a twist

Sixty Madrone Montessori preschool students didn’t get candy in their bags during their annual Trunk or Treat event last week. Instead students and parents took part in a community service activity the school called Gather and Give. Students at the El Dorado Hills school came dressed as cowboys and cowgirls, walked around to western-themed stations […]

November 02, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Stay fire smart this holiday season

Mike Kaslin Cameron Park Fire Chief/ Cal Fire Unit Chief Amador-El Dorado Unit There is no denying it, the now five-year drought has affected how quickly wildland fires grow and with a ferocity never seen before. Now that it’s November we should be able to catch our breath and let our guard down right? Wrong! One […]

November 01, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

My Turn: EID analysis update

The El Dorado Irrigation District faces many challenges. CIP backlog — $200 million. Unfunded pensions/PERS obligations — $50 million in pension and $20 million in health coverage. FERC obligation related to Project 184 — about $15 million (current balance of $24 million total with about $8 million included in the current CIP budget). FCC reserve — about $180 million […]

October 26, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Experience the California Motorcycle Culture

Larry Weitzman Special to Village Life A brand-new exhibit at the California Automobile Museum called “Live Free: California Motorcycle Culture” is now open. It tells the story and impact of motorcycles since their beginning, which started in earnest in about 1903 with the founding of Harley-Davidson. Consisting of about 60 significant motorcycles and memorabilia, it […]

October 26, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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