Monthly Archives: January 2011

El Dorado Savings Bank reports strong earnings, no foreclosures

PLACERVILLE – El Dorado Savings Bank based in Placerville, California, reported after tax earnings for 2010 of $10.9 million representing a 2% increase over 2009.  In addition, El Dorado completed its 22nd consecutive year without any foreclosed property on the

Prominent environmental expert William Ziebron expands Dudek in Northern California

California firm to increase Sacramento region staff as it extends statewide reach  Sacramento, CA– Dudek, a leading California-based environmental planning, natural resources management and engineering consulting firm, announced today that William Ziebron has been named vice president of Northern California.

Carmichael Flowers at new location

Carmichael Flowers, “The Original” Carmichael Florist, is pleased to announce its new location at 5907 Fair Oaks Boulevard, in the Frontier Village Shopping Center.   Celebrating 55 years of old world customer service, Carmichael Flowers is uniquely able to meet

Vocation of serving, healing others finds daily higher purpose

Every morning, Billie the dog wakes up in his doggie bed, stretches and looks for his human to get the day started. The beagle/fox terrier mix knows the basic routine. His human does important work at Kaiser Social Services in

Cool operator: Tower Bridge operator celebrates 10 years

The Tower Bridge, one of Sacramento’s most recognized and cherished landmarks, is currently celebrating its 75th anniversary. But few people are aware that another anniversary is also about to occur at the bridge. This year marks the 10th anniversary of

Third annual ‘Young @ Art’ show open to all Sacramento area middle school students

The Third annual ‘Young @ Art’ show for middle school students in the Sacramento region is calling for entries on Feb. 10 and 11. The highly attended art show is sponsored by St. Francis Catholic High School, which is known

Elks honor Students of the Month

    Elks Lodge No. 6 honored students from area public and private schools during the month of January.     According to Elk Jim Callaghan, “the schools themselves decide the criteria for choosing and the students chosen. It is

Cat capital? A purrrrrr-fect idea…Designate Sacramento an official cat capital

  Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a two-part series featuring cats of the Sacramento area.    Cat lovers rejoice! A movement to make Sacramento a “cat capital” begins right here. Sure, this is an unofficial movement, but such

84 year olds tie knot at Carmichael Oaks

Nuptials were in the air at Carmichael Oaks Senior Living in early January. Two residents met and fell in love and decided it is never too late to tie the knot. Kenn Johnson and Lola Chan, both 84 years old,

Free e-waste recycling day on Feb. 12

Keep old household electronics away from our roadsides, oceans and the landfills by recycling them. An e-waste recycling day will be held at C.K. McClatchy High School on Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is open