American photojournalists exhibit work at de Young Museum

“Eye Level in Iraq: Photographs by Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson” presents the photographs of two American-trained photojournalists, Kael Alford (American, b. 1971) and Thorne Anderson (American, b. 1966), who documented the profound impact and aftermath of the U.S.-led coalition’s into to Iraq in 2003. Alford and Anderson created this body of work during a […]

Wine adventures for an incredible experience

So, you’ve found the perfect partner for this lovely time of year and want to create an unforgettable romantic experience. California’s wine regions have everything needed for a great time. Whether you’re a long-time couple or enjoying that first spark, there’s no better place to dial up the romance. From fun getaways and events to […]

Rhône Rangers offer scholarships for chefs and sommeliers

The Rhône Rangers are pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for chefs and sommeliers in collaboration with the James Beard Foundation. For more than 15 years the Rhône Rangers have supported viticulture and enology students with scholarships and research grants focused on Rhône varietal wines grown in America. Many of these recipients have gone on to become winemakers […]

Short Load Mobile Mix: Solutions set in concrete

Like a lot of kids who are born and raised in El Dorado County, Rich Mainwaring was pretty sure that he wanted to grow up on the river, spending his days running the rapids. And like a lot of kids, he found out that finding employment as a river rat wasn’t all that probable. Being […]

Realtors tee off and raise funds for charity

El Dorado County Association of Realtors members and affiliates hit the green Sept. 12 to raise money for CASA El Dorado and Family Connections. About a dozen teams played the Cameron Park Golf Course and the players later joined their colleagues at the Cameron Park Country Club for live music, dinner, raffles and awards. EDCAR-Raffle […]

Jonas Heating and Cooling: Three generations of service

Underneath some of the homes that were originally built in El Dorado County in the mid-1800s, are furnaces that have warmed family after family for over a century. Some of them continue to work while others are strictly a lesson in history: relics of a time when oil burning boilers kept these old homes warm. On a mobile phone, […]

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Patti Smith keeps making sales even in tough times

Patti Smith Real Estate in Georgetown has been a “go to” real estate business on the Divide for more than four decades. Smith took over the business from her entrepreneur dad, Mark, after being licensed as a broker in1997. “I think the success of our business is based on our honesty, openness and ethics,” said […]