Cousins reach Eagle Scout

Just one month apart, cousins Nathan Padilla and Steven Cooper earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. The boys are with Troop 728. On July 18 Padilla was joined by family members and friends at his ceremony. Nate is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has been actively involved […]

September 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Run for Education coming up

Calling all runners, walkers and families who want to help local schools! Registration is now open for second annual Making the Grade Run for Education scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 16, at the old El Dorado Hills golf course at the bottom of Serrano Parkway in El Dorado Hills. This fun and festive family event will […]

September 12, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Envision brings prescription discounts to county

While the national healthcare debate plays out in attack ads and Tea Party meetings, one local firm has partnered with the county to offer a lifeline to the uninsured, a prescription drug discount card that offers an average of 51 percent off the steep cash price of pharmaceuticals. The card is available free at county […]

September 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

A window into the womb

Growing up with a biomedical engineer for a father, Cindy Yacur, owner of Invision Ultrasound in Folsom, was familiar with complicated medical equipment and none fascinated her more than the ultrasound machine. In high school Yacur worked in veterinary medicine and continued down the medical path, working in pharmaceutical sales. When a few friends were looking to sell a […]

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Wine, Cheese and Brew to rock former golf course

Hip Service, Sacramento’s favorite dance party, returns to the former El Dorado Hills Executive Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. for the Firefighters’ Association’s 40th annual Wine, Cheese and Brew Festival. The Hipsters have delivered their butt-shaking mix of old-school soul, knee-buckling funk, throwback disco and hip hop cool at the last […]

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‘The best year …’

Lauren Kille of El Dorado Hills speaks fluent French. She also eats french fries with meatballs and rabbit sauce … and likes it, at least while living in Belgium. Instead of attending her junior year at Oak Ridge High School, the 17-year-old spent the school year abroad, studying at the College St. Habelin in Belgium […]

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Wine, Cheese and Brew’s humble beginnings

These days, late summers in El Dorado Hills are a hub of activity. But not so in 1972 when the El Dorado Hills Ladies’ Auxiliary, the fundraising arm of the Firemen’s Association at the time, decided that its annual Christmas bake sales weren’t bringing home the proverbial bacon. The original fire house, which later became […]

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