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People Talk: What are you reading this summer?

Jill Lohnes, Shingle Springs “‘Shutter Island.’ They just made a movie with Leonardo DiCaprio out of it. It’s a great story with loads of twists and turns. I can’t give anything away.” Sedef Senman, Sacramento “€œ’The Subtle Body. It’€™s about auras, chakras and meditation. It links biological information, like how the organs work together, with energy […]

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Storm has strong showing in tourney

THE SIERRA VALLEY STORM played their best at the PONY West Zone Tournament in Walnut. Courtesy photo

THE SIERRA VALLEY STORM 11u boys represented El Dorado Hills and Northern California extremely well at the the PONY West Zone Tournament in Walnut, winning two of the skills competitions and placing 2nd and 3rd in the other two. Taking the field for their first game on July 21, the 11u Storm bested strong team from Spokane, Wash., […]

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Drawing the lines: Activists lobby for two ‘more urban’ supervisorial districts

SupesMap WEB

El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park activists turned out in force at the July 19 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting to ask the supervisors to hold off accepting a tentative redistricting map, and to argue for the creation of a pair of western, “more urban” supervisorial districts. Many left feeling that they’d won […]

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National race promises gold to local businesses

ADDITIONAL SEATING has been added to the hillside at Placerville Speedway to accommodate the upcoming Bullring Nationals. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The upcoming Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series Bullring Nationals presented by K&N Filters is creating quite a buzz in El Dorado County. Placerville Speedway is bringing national-level racing to our community July 29-30 for the first time in more than 20 years. The event will be a boost to the local business community that […]

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Twirl away

TWIRLING CHAMPS — Sage, left, and Sophia Barden had a great time performing at the U. S. Twirling Association’s National Baton Twirling Competition and they cam home with several trophies. Courtesy photo

Sisters Sophia, right, and Sage Barden of El Dorado Hills both won National Championships in their age groups at the U. S. Twirling Association’s National Baton Twirling Competition held this year in Little Rock, Ark., July 11-16. More than 600 twirlers attended. Sophia, 10, won the Solo and Dance Twirl competition. Little sister Sage, 5 […]

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Senior news

Millie Smith

Cool down at the Senior Center I hope all of you are enjoying our great summer weather that we have waited so long for. I volunteer for the El Dorado Hills Senior Nutrition lunch program at the Senior Center and would like to see more of you come and enjoy the delicious lunch. We have […]

No Comment / July 22, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Raising a guide dog is like icing on a cupcake

CUPCAKE'S FAMILIES —€” Angela and Jim Huong, standing left to right, along with their children Geoff and Grace Huang helped train Cupcake for her new owner Allison Depner, center seated. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills residents Grace and Angela Huang contributed time and love in raising a puppy for Guide Dogs for the Blind, and were proud to see their dog, Cupcake, graduate as a guide in a formal ceremony at the guide dog campus in San Rafael last month. Once Cupcake was a grown puppy and […]

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