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Rubik’s Cube no puzzle for Speed Cuber

His name is Paul Mahvi but since he can solve a Rubik’s Cube in less than seven seconds, he’s also earned the nickname Speed Cuber. The 15-year-old Oak Ridge High School sophomore competed at the Rubik’s Cube U.S. Nationals 2015 in Hilton Head, SC, July 31 through Aug. 2, making the semifinals in both 3×3 and 4×4 […]

August 05, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

New dance studio leaps onto scene

There’s a new dance studio in town and its founder and artistic director Bianca Wilde can’t wait to open doors at a grand opening Saturday, Aug. 8. Wilde, 25, a Cameron Park resident, graduated from Ponderosa High School in 2008 before being accepted into Brigham Young University – Idaho’s prestigious dance baccalaureate program. While in […]

August 05, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Mother/daughter organization builds lasting bonds

“Do you remember your first job?” “Were you married?” “Do you have any grandkids?” Those were just some of the questions heard while girls and their mothers in the newly formed El Dorado Hills chapter of the National Charity League visited with seniors at the El Dorado Hills Senior Day Care Center last week. The […]

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Le brothers tee off on world course

El Dorado Hills brothers Justin and Nicholas Le are headed to the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship this week and they’re just getting started. Proud father Kevin Le chalked up their success to hard work. “We think about Tiger Woods,” he said. “If he could do it, so can Justin and Nicholas.” Incoming Rolling Hills sixth-grader Justin, […]

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Fire torches home but not family’s spirit

The first celebration in the Forrest family’s new home ended with horrific results when a fire destroyed everything in the early morning hours of July 5. A mother, father and their children literally escaped with the clothes on their backs, yet everyone feels lucky to be alive and grateful for the El Dorado Hills community’s support. The […]

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EDH Fire gets defibrillators via grant

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department will purchase four AEDs for its volunteer firefighting apparatus and fireline EMT assignments thanks to an $8,000 grant awarded by WIAA Insurance Services , CITA Insurance Services and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. “It is critically important that as first responders we have the proper equipment needed to save victims in any situation,” […]

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Holocaust survivor to share story of survival, resilience and hope

FOLSOM — How does a 15-year-old boy from Greece survive the Holocaust then earn five American military medals including the Purple Heart? Albert Rosa will share his amazing story of survival, resilience and hope on Aug. 2 at Folsom Lake College. This event is open to the public. “We were not human anymore; we were totally […]

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