Medicare enrollment workshops set

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2015 begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7, 2014. The El Dorado County Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program will give an update on Medicare benefits and costs for 2015 at three free community presentations: Monday, Oct. 20, at 12:30 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center located at 3050 Lake Tahoe […]

October 22, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 2-8

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight Oct. 2: Deputies responded to a battery report on Edington Place. The victim declined to press charges. Holey Oct. 2: A Ravenshoe Way resident reported that someone poked holes in her pool line, causing more than $4,300 in damage. Camera attack Oct. 2: […]

October 15, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Folsom Lake College celebrates 10th anniversary

Since receiving its initial accreditation in 2004, Folsom Lake College has educated more than 68,000 students in the region. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Folsom Lake College will hold an open house festival on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Folsom campus. Festivities will include exhibitions, demonstrations, art displays and even a live falcon exhibit among much, […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

‘Double Zero’ model home in Blackstone is greenest in the state

KB Home received accolades from the California Energy Commission last Thursday morning when the company unveiled its first Double Zero 3.0 model home in California at the Fiora at Blackstone community in El Dorado Hills. With partners like Whirlpool and SunPower, KB Home representatives explained it’s called the Double ZeroHouse 3.0 for its dual emphasis on energy and […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Folsom opens Johnny Cash Trail

On a perfect day for bicycling or walking, the city of Folsom opened the first phase of the Johnny Cash Trail and Overcrossing. A large crowd came to enjoy the Oct. 4 festivities and be first to travel the trail that runs from Folsom Lake Crossing to Prison Road alongside Lake Natoma. The inspiration for […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Legislature recognizes Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week

SACRAMENTO — The state Legislature unanimously passed a resolution designating the third week of September every year as Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week. Senate Concurrent Resolution 104, authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar, and co-authored by Senator Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, calls attention to the fact that every 30 minutes a child is born who will develop Mitochondrial Disease by […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Temple of Terror brings thrills, chills to EDH

Those looking for a hair-raising, skin-crawling adventure this Halloween month need travel no further than El Dorado Hills Town Center, where Hands4Hope has set up its chilling Temple of Terror. “You’ll have no ideas what’s real and what’s not real,” warned Hands4Hope founder Jennifer Bassett. Horror story writer Kaden Jepbesen, 17, created the Temple of […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,