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A delicious reason to to wake up early

It started with a dream. “We wanted to present breakfast in an upscale fashion,” said Mario Astorga, part owner of Early Toast Mimosa House. “There was this breakfast place in Folsom called Grandma’s Kitchen that never really exploded. We took over and changed it completely — created a breakfast menu complete with mimosas and drinks. It […]

August 14, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Pageant participants win more than titles

Hey, young ladies — why not toss your tiara onto the stage and try out to become the next Miss El Dorado County? It’s not just about physical beauty anymore — there are rewards brighter than the crowns that grace the winners’ heads. Alora Martin is only 19 years old, yet this is the second […]

June 02, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Time to celebrate America

A parade, live music, chili cook-off, kids’ bounce houses and, of course, spectacular fireworks  — the fourth annual Fireworks Jubilee at Town Center promises to have something fun for everyone. Enjoy it all from 6 to 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, at El Dorado Hills Town Center. El Dorado Hills Fire Department 50th Anniversary Parade To […]

June 26, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Women’s Fund celebrates a decade of giving

The year 2007 was marked by several Silicon Valley “firsts” — the first iPhone and Kindle, the first Twitter “tweet.” But for El Dorado County, it was every bit as important for philanthropy as it was for technology. That spring, three local women — Katy Peek, Madeleine Tammi and Stephanie Kresse — brought together a […]

October 18, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Brunch’a Dreams a tasty success

The Hands4Hope – Youth Making a Difference Youth Board hosted its sixth annual benefit event, A Brunch’a Dreams, earlier this month, raising $4,378. Seventy percent of the proceeds will benefit The Sweet Dreams Foundation and the balance of the funds raised will help fund the H4H Leadership Program’s incoming 2017-18 leaders. The Hands4Hope Youth Board is supporting The Sweet […]

March 29, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Straw bale gardening is a creative, fun activity

Art is defined as “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination.” My guess is that gardening is one of the most ancient arts out there. About the same time the first hunter/cave painter spread ocher on a rock, some gatherer took notice of the connection between seed and soil. The ancient gardens […]

March 08, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Publisher’s Ink: Decisions determine your destiny … and your happiness

Decisions, decisions. We all make decisions in life. These decisions mold who and what we become, where we live and who we spend our lives with. Accept that promotion resulting in transferring out of the area and you meet your future husband. Attend USC instead of Berkeley and your career suddenly moves in a different […]

July 27, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

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