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Odd Jobs: Career counselor turns to chilly treats

FOLSOM, CA - Mary Beth Hacker works everyday to make a summertime tradition into a reality for local neighborhoods and children. Hacker, 50, of Folsom, drives her electric cart ar ...

Odd Jobs: Passion motivates ballroom dance instructor

The slide of a leg, turn of a heel and poise of a couple intrigue TV audiences with shows like “Dancing with the Stars,” but for a 50-year-old mother of three, it&rsquo ...

Odd Jobs: Passion for home brewing hobby ferments into career

A former software sales executive who holds a financial degree has found his calling with something once dubbed “liquid bread” – beer. Erik Schmid is 42, married ...

Odd Jobs: Aerojet engineer continues reaching for the heavens

While most of us have our minds, and jobs, down on Earth, others are looking higher up into space. Charles Hirst, 38, of El Dorado Hills, is a rocket engineer at Aerojet in Rancho ...

Odd Jobs: Life coach is cheerleader for those seeking change

There are coaches for sports, athletic training, dance and voice, but what about the bigger picture? That’s when a different kind of coach is needed. Meet Jenifer Landers, a ...