Halk Equipment Rental and Repair all in the family

Fifty-five years is a long time in the business world but Halk Equipment Rental and Repair has built its longevity on being around when customers need them. Started in 1960 by Mac and Laura Halk, the family owned business’ secret to success is having the equipment people need and making sure it works for them, according to […]

Lobster comes in many styles at Rudy’s Hideaway

Rudy’s Hideaway is easy to find. Go south off Highway 50 on Hazel Avenue, turn right at the first light and you’re there. It’s the inside that makes you feel you are in a hideaway. More specifically, in a nautical hideaway. The lobster house, bar and catering service was established 42 years ago. Steve and […]

Montessori school in Shingle Springs educates K-8

A 105-year-old tradition lives on in a Montessori school in El Dorado County. California Montessori Project (CMP), a K-8 Montessori school in Shingle Springs, was opened in 2001 and has been led by Kim Zawilski since its inception. “I always like to say I’ve been involved with the school since before the beginning, because it […]