Living

It all adds up to a love of mathematics

Teaching math in 1950: A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? Show all your work. Teaching math in 2000: Sam ...

Young people make positive difference

More than 100 people were in attendance to applaud local students at Hands4Hope’s recent annual Youth Recognition Dinner on Aug. 27 at the El Dorado Hills Community Services Dist ...

A Word to the Wise: R.I.P. Folsom Borders, 2000-2011

Well, it’s finally over. After an 11-year run, Borders in Folsom is now a memory. Although this could be, it is not a rant against big box retailers who push the smaller, more l ...

For fire chief, home is where the Harley is

A quick stop for groceries in 1988 led to David Roberts’ career with the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. He has been the El Dorado Hills fire chief since May 2011. Prior to that ...

Appetizers, strolling benefit Komen for the Cure

Strolling with friends, noshing on appetizer samples and raising money to help find a cure for cancer usually don’t go together — except in October. During this October’s Bre ...

Double-take to Double Gold at Grace Patriot

One of the many joys of living near the Sierra Nevada foothills is the proximity to numerous wine growing regions. Many are close enough that in an hour’s drive or less, you can ...

Manderes brews up good food and drink

Manderes is said to be a local favorite by many community members because of its flavorful beer, colorful food plates and attentive service. Meet the Owner – Who is Brent Whited? ...

'Dangerous Waters' show sports local angle

When people hear of a Sea-Doo, personal watercraft, they usually think of joy-riding around Folsom Lake. But for Folsom’s Steven Moll, his joy-riding turned into a 4,500-mile tri ...

Local company puts American twist on vodka

After a few martinis, two friends came together with an idea and spirit. Real estate developer Jon Sweet and contract engineer Sean Cook have been El Dorado Hills neighbors for 12 ...

Local sandwich maker seeks votes

Out of more than 2,800 entries, a Folsom mom’s Peppery Pastrami Sandwich made it into the Top 10 of the 2011 Mezzetta Make That Sandwich Contest. If she wins, Dana Fox could take ...