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Women’s Fund El Dorado announces $50,000 in 2013 grants

Six years ago, a group of women came together to put their philanthropic dollars where they thought they would be most needed in El Dorado County. On June 6, the Empire Ballroom at the Wedgewood Sequoia Mansion in Placerville was overflowing with members eager to learn the results of their awards to 2012 recipients and […]

California Rambling: One Way to originality

It is much easier to take what’s available and popular and use it, rather than to create something personal and new. It’s particularly ambitious to do so in theater, where well-known plays and musicals are likely to succeed, whereas original work more often leads to frustration and rejection. Don’t tell that to Ingrid Laurentiis-Wilson, director […]

Local trauma survivor trying to save kids

Pollock Pines resident Michael Misch is talking to kids about distracted driving. The fact that he is talking at all is a miracle of sorts because Misch was involved in a horrific car crash in 2007 that left one person dead and himself confined to a wheelchair with brain and motor function injuries. The accident […]

Health Expo Spectacular to help at-risk teens

Is your child at risk of suicide? Family health depends on the health of all of its members and to help community members deal with family health issues, the Suicide Prevention Education Action Resources (SPEAR) is sponsoring a Health Expo and Awareness Spectacular at the Holiday Inn Express in Town Center, El Dorado Hills, on […]

Community partners work to end mental health stigma

“One out of four families will experience mental health challenges. My family is one,” narrates actress Glenn Close at the start of the documentary “A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness,” which was shown to residents at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion earlier this year in an effort to […]

Bullying workshop Aug. 1

The El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition is partnering with Dee DiGioia, founder of Caring and Courageous Kids, to offer a two-hour inspirational and educational bullying prevention workshop just in time to kick-off the new school year. This event will be held on Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to noon at the El Dorado Hills […]

Ehlers earns scholarship

Alison Ehlers’ success in the classroom has earned her one of the highest academic awards at California State University, Sacramento. The Placerville resident is one of four students who earned the Love of Learning scholarship. Ehlers, who recently graduated with a master’s degree in psychology, received the $500 scholarship for her academic achievements. She was in […]

Heard over the back fence: Spanish Hill history to be told

 The “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” calendar notes the following advice: “Being more relaxed involves training yourself to respond differently to the dramas of life — turning your melodrama into a mellow-drama.” MR. PEABODY TO SPEAK ABOUT WAY-BACK: Historian and author George Peabody will discuss Spanish Hill history on Monday, July 30, […]

Young murderers’ fate sealed at sentencing

More than two years after Joanne Witt was discovered brutally murdered in her home, star-crossed lovers Steven “Boston” Colver and Tylar Marie Witt were sentenced Friday afternoon for the 2009 killing of the El Dorado Hills single mom. Before a packed courtroom, El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Daniel B. Proud sentenced Colver, 21, to […]

Murder trial begins

Joanne Witt, a 47-year-old single mother, was stabbed to death in her own El Dorado Hills home on the evening of June 11, 2009. That much is certain. Details of the gruesome killing, though, differ, depending on who’s talking. Opening statements in the murder trial of Steven Paul Colver were delivered Tuesday morning inside of […]

Crosscountry hiker promotes gay rights amendments

Richard Noble was bullied as a kid in Danville. “Kids in school spit on me, pushed me, called me names, kicked my books.” Thirty years ago being gay meant harassment in high school, risking the disapproval of family and being cautious about who to trust. Things have changed, but maybe not enough. After the suicides […]


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Heard over the back fence: New Phone Scam

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Local squad advances to World Series

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Stormin Normin takes up distance biking

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Outside with Charlie: Crunch time

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Ponderosa summer camp nothing but duals

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Sports Scene: Aug. 4, 2015

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But you can never leave: MORE boutique store has more

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Skydiving great-grandma takes a giant leap

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At a glance: A base to stand on

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Rubik’s Cube is no puzzle for Speed Cuber

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Mobile food pantry to distribute food

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Register now for leaders academy

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Artists show works at luncheon

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Series to explore tenets of Islam

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DKGamma presents awards

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Grow For It!: Plant an herb or veggie garden

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Summer Symposium empowers educators with new tools

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Kevin Costner and Modern West come to Harris Center

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Building permits issued July 27-31

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