El Dorado Hills

Ice bucket challenge hits home for Oak Ridge football team

If you have a Facebook account, you’ve no doubt heard of the ice bucket challenge, where people dump a bucket of ice water on themselves and/or make a donation to ALS  f ...

Reader Input: Limit campaign spending

Support Senate Joint Resolution 19 and House Joint Resolution 20 to again allow regulation of campaign spending. Our once-special democracy is rapidly imploding with the unlimite ...

Urban Sprawl Academy offers wrestlers a place to learn, train

With the opening of the Urban Sprawl Academy in July, there is a place wrestlers can call home. David Ridge, a 42-year-old Placerville resident and member of the California Highwa ...

Reader Input: So, it’s really happened

The federal government has shut down, threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of families like mine. It’s a good time for us to step back and look at who gets ...

Fall training program set up for wrestlers

Urban Sprawl Academy will host high school wrestlers from around the area during a 10-week fall training program. Urban Sprawl, located a 1117 Windfield Way in El Dorado Hills, ne ...

Reader Input: Please govern for the future

Our leaders in Washington have known what would happen if they didn’t solve the fiscal cliff since August of 2011. Yet, we have about three weeks until we hit the deadline, a ...

Judges expresses thanks for votes

To the Voters of El Dorado County, I can not tell you how much I have appreciated the generous support I have received across the broad political spectrum that makes up the electo ...

Leave vitamin choices alone

I am shocked and upset to see governmental red tape now invading the distribution, sale and availability of vitamin supplements to the American people. Many people have difficulty ...

Forest Lake nurtured girls

The last two paragraphs of Dave Krizman’s March 10 column, “Homegrown talent leads to quality hoops,” really rang true. We moved from El Dorado Hills for our daughters to at ...

Insurance used to be better

I am one of the millions of Americans who cannot afford insurance. And yet, I was a single parent during the ’70s and ’80s working as a secretary. I had insurance during that ...