Home how-to for the simple fixer

Eventually, that household project that you have been putting off cannot be avoided any longer. But if you’re like most homeowners, you will quickly give up on the DIY route and settle for something less daunting, like calling in a professional. Before you sell yourself short, consider following some of these simple DIY do’s and […]

April 11, 2012 | Posted in Spring Home Improvement 2012 | Tagged | Leave a reply

A great place for lunch

Looking for something different for lunch, something homemade, fresh and affordable? Look no further than the casual and friendly dining centers of the El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program. For adults 60 years or older, you will find fresh homemade entrées that change daily, Monday through Friday, and are served between noon and 12:30 p.m. […]

February 29, 2012 | Posted in The Other Side of 50 Feb. 2012 | Tagged | Leave a reply

Advanced Chiropractic treats the whole person

Feeling the aches and pains of the cold weather? Need some relief? Well, look no further than Advanced Chiropractic Inc. in Placerville and Cameron Park. Dr. Scott Hale, has been practicing since 1985 and offers a full range of therapy for sprains, strains, backaches, carpal tunnel, disk problems, tennis elbow, allergies, scoliosis and headaches. “We […]

Attorney Myrlys Stockdale is on your side

By Julie Samrick January is a busy month at Stockdale Law Firm in El Dorado Hills. Specializing in family law issues like divorce, spousal support, custody disputes and more, founder Myrlys Stockdale admits, “Sadly, people get through the holidays and then wait to file for divorce in January.” Yet even though 50 percent of marriages […]

January 25, 2012 | Posted in Women In Business 2012 | Tagged | Leave a reply

Old Town Grill cooks everything fresh to order

For good food and a place to eat on historical Main Street in Placerville, you need not go farther than Old Town Grille at 444 Main St. Owned and operated by Debbi and John Sanders of Rescue, the restaurant serves lunches every day except Tuesday. “We do pretty much everything in-house,” John said. “We feature grass-fed […]

January 06, 2012 | Posted in Secrets of Success 2011 | Tagged | Leave a reply

How to Stay Healthy in Today’s World

Health Tips Heartburn and gastritis are signals that the body isn’t getting enough water. The burning sensation that makes your chest feel like it’s on fire, most often after eating a meal, is called heartburn, but it has nothing to do with the heart. It is a digestive problem. The problem occurs when stomach acid […]

December 30, 2011 | Posted in The Other Side of 50 December 2011 | Tagged | Leave a reply

A lot is happening at Burke Junction

Meet Santa, ride a train and do some holiday shopping all at Burke Junction in Cameron Park. “Burke Junction was built in the 1980s by Jerry Burke,” said owner Bill Glasser. “Jerry built Burke Junction across the street from Sam’s Town.” He added the junction contains boutiques and restaurants and during the holiday season, the […]

November 30, 2011 | Posted in Holiday gift guide 2011 | Tagged | Leave a reply

Senior caregiver group meets the third Thursday

The Caregivers Support Group is held the third Thursday of each month from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Green Valley Community Church, 3500 Missouri Flat Road in room 20 S. The next meeting is Sept. 15. All are invited to attend this free support group facilitated by Darlene Westphal with GVCC and Wanda Demarest, program […]

The tuition maze: Charting an effective course

As parents, we look forward to the day that our child gets accepted to the college of his or her choice. Unfortunately for many parents, the joy of their child’s college acceptance is overshadowed by the financial anxieties. The good news is that there are a surprising number of options available to help parents deal […]