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Local giving website EGIVA.com seeks donations for next phase

Local giving website EGIVA.com seeks donations for next phase

PLACERVILLE, Calif. August 3, 2011    Collaborative local giving website EGIVA.com allows donors and recipients to connect locally through a free website that allows searching by proximity as well as category of item. Founders Jamison Miller and Virginia Miller-Weiseth have seen their project grow and change lives across the country and around the world.

In order to continue this growth and reach the next level of development, Egiva seeks to raise $10,000 through Kickstarter.com. The fundraising website allows interested parties to reach out to help a cause they support through safe donations. Egiva must obtain pledges for the entire amount by Friday, August 26 to receive the funding.

The egiva site (egiva.com) is free and easy to use. Users set up a profile with an email address. Donors use the “Give” tab to list the items available to be claimed.

How to deal with annoying coworkers | Reader advice

How to deal with annoying coworkers | Reader advice
 [Mr Thinktank]
I've given my thoughts on how to deal with annoying coworkers. Now hear what readers had to say!

4G wireless service coming to El Dorado Hills

4G wireless service coming to El Dorado Hills

Verizon Wireless  is bringing the world’s first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to El Dorado Hills on June 16.  

Customers in Sacramento, Folsom, Rancho Cordova, El Dorado Hills, Elk Grove, Davis, Placerville, Auburn, and Lincoln, and surrounding business and residential areas with 4G LTE smartphones, laptop modems and hot spots will be able to take advantage of speeds up to 10 times faster than the company’s 3G network.

 “We now offer consumers and businesses in Sacramento the most advanced 4G wireless network on the planet, while continuing to offer the nation’s most reliable 3G network coast to coast,” said Kevin Zavaglia, regional president for Verizon Wireless.         

In real-world, fully-loaded network environments, 4G LTE users should experience average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the upl

Folsom Chili Cook Off Supports Diabetes Research

Folsom Chili Cook Off Supports Diabetes Research

 Saturday - May 21, 2011 [ Tomorrow ! ]


We have 12 Teams each cooking 3-gallons of Chili

Recycling in El Dorado Hills will soon deliver added rewards

Recycling in El Dorado Hills will soon deliver added rewards

El Dorado Hills residents already recycle, but soon they’ll get rewarded for it.

Recyclebank converts residents’ recycled waste into points redeemable for discounts at area grocers, restaurants and other merchants.

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District (CSD) and El Dorado Disposal is hosting an event to showcase Recyclebank.

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 26, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Nugget Market in Town Center, 4500 Post St., El Dorado Hills

Local and regional officials representing California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) , El Dorado Hills Community Services and El Dorado Disposal Service will also be in attendance.

Ten22 celebrates California Restaurant Month

In honor of California Restaurant Month, Ten 22 has prepared a special treat for its guests. From Jan.

Free real estate mobile app launched

Cheri Elliott, one of America’s most legendary cyclist and locally well known as “The Broker on a Bike,” announced the launch of her free real estate mobile app.

The app uses GPS, when available, to locate the user and instantly display real estate listings in the immediate area. No more having to pull flyers.  You can see and save all the listings details and photos on the spot. Users can also search by address, city or zip code to see property details for all homes for sale in a specified area, including price, square footage, estimated mortgage, taxes, features, maps, pictures and more. The “Refine Search” feature lets users select a price range, property type and the number of beds and baths to help them find just what they’re looking for. 

It works on standard cell phones, smartphones, and iPhones/iPads across all mobile carriers.   Cheri explains, “This tool is extremely powerful.