Financial focus: Maximize the benefits of your charitable giving

Iain Marshall

02:56 pm | It’s certainly the season for giving — and when you make charitable gifts, you can both give and receive. To get the most out of your gifts, your first step is to make sure you are giving to a worthy charity. That means you’ll need to…

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Featured Stories

Supes hike ambulance fees

08:34 am | The cost for a ride in a local ambulance just shot up from $1,114 to $1,427. The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on Nov.…

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Buckle up before you give thanks

11:50 am | ​SACRAMENTO — Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally one of the busiest travel times in America, can also be one of the deadliest. The California Highway Patrol will have all…

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Superintendent’s job: Board ready to replace Meyers

11:44 am | The El Dorado County Board of Education finalized a timetable for selecting a new superintendent of schools at its Nov. 23 special meeting. While board members…

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Residents begin community planning; Parker moves forward with project

10:35 am | After 91 percent of El Dorado Hills residents who voted Nov. 3 voiced their support for open space, a group of about 40 residents kept…

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Oak Ridge quarterback Ian Book makes a throw to the flat in Friday's Division I semifinal game at Elk Grove. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

Trojan football eliminated by Elk Grove

10:04 am | ELK GROVE — One field goal for the lead, plus a trip into the red zone and a three-point difference were the story lines for Oak Ridge in Friday’s Sac-Joaquin…

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X-Country: Denner, Dean strong at state finals

Maddy Denner

10:02 am | FRESNO — Sophomores Maddy Denner and Haley Dean finished their cross country season on a high note last Saturday at the 29th…

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All League Soccer

Nico Carpignano

09:06 am | Sierra Foothill League Soccer Most Valuable Player Nico Carpignano, Oak Ridge Clayton Smith, Oak Ridge Julian Garcia, Oak Ridge Alec Hester, Oak…

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Schedule: Dec. 2-8, 2015

08:58 am | Thursday, Dec. 3 Boys basketball OR @ Rio Americano Tourney Girls basketball OR @ Clovis East Tourney, 5:30 Friday, Dec. 4 Boys…

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