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Familiar Faces: School district worker's drive pushes him to test for black belt

Eric Maggiore keeps himself busy driving school busses for Buckeye Union School District, working in the cafeteria at Rolling Hills Middle School and teaching at Garrett’s Ka ...

Band walks the line in Folsom concert honoring the late Johnny Cash

Many Folsom residents are known for living in the town where thousands of inmates are housed and where musician Johnny Cash once performed for them. This month, a Southern Californ ...

Alyson Huber to wear judge's robes, thanks to Gov. Brown appointment

Alyson Huber, of El Dorado Hills, has been appointed to the judge’s bench by Gov. Jerry Brown. Huber, 40, will serve on the Sacramento County Superior Court. She was appoint ...

From Where I Sit: The joy of Ken’s homemade Christmas cards

Wow, it’s officially over already.  And here comes 2013 not far behind. We received a few Christmas cards, and sent even fewer.  Every year I say I will do better n ...

Sierra Marlins swim team give back to those in need

The Sierra Marlins were busy reaching out to the community during the holiday season. In November the Marlins swimmers and families gave generously to the Salvation Army food bank ...

Familiar Faces: Face painter, balloon artist a regular at festivals

Judi Peterson, also known as PonyTails, calls herself a professional “Smile Maker” and has been for the past 10 years. If you take a look at her website (allpartyart.co ...

El Dorado Hills Brownies help storm victim across country

Thanks to the kindness and generosity of a local Brownie Troop, a fellow Brownie across the country received many gifts for Christmas. Seven-year-old Michaela Raymond lives in New ...

Boxing Day, a British post-Christmas tradition, comes to El Dorado Hills

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Now that a hectic Christmas day has passed and the dinner dishes are put away, it’s time to relax and enjoy Boxing Day at 36 Handles in El Dorado Hills. ...

Mom seeks to keep kids safe with invention

Out of a need to keep her son safe in his car seat, an El Dorado Hills mom invented Monkey Tyz. Gayleen Pellicano is the mother of three boys, ages 6, 9 and 12. It was her younges ...

Familiar Faces: Carriage rides are family business for this horsewoman

Dianna Newborn is a horsewoman, born and raised on a ranch. All her life she’s been around horses and handles them with skill. At one time her family owned 36 horses. Togethe ...