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Love prevents and defeats racist hate

EDITOR: Open letter to the El Dorado Hills community and beyond: Please don’t let it be too late. Please let me be on time. Dear children of recent African descent, and viper (to put it kindly): It grieves me to bring you this news of a sad, stale threat, but a warning and antidote are here. You […]

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Fear of losses may lead to negative investment behavior

Iain Marshall

Like every other investor, you prefer not to see the value of your investments drop. But at some point they will fall simply because of the ups and downs of the market. And how you respond to short-term losses can help determine if you enjoy long-term investment success. Investors’ feelings about losses can be complex. […]

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Wine and secrets spilled in ‘Drinking Habits’

SECRETS, SPIES AND WINE — Alison Whismore, Dawn Towle at TS Hamilton star in "Drinking Habits." Courtesy photo

Chautauqua Playhouse announces the first show of its 35rd season, the farcical comedy “Drinking Habits” by Tom Smith, opening on Aug. 19 at the Playhouse. The show will run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Sept. 25. All performances will be held at the Chautauqua Playhouse, 5325 Engle […]

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Hopeful Arts reaches out with 3-D project

LOVING IT —€” Jordynn Wood, Gabby Zeagler and Maddy Hames, left to right, work on the "Layers of Love" art project at the Mustard Seed School in Sacramento. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Hopeful Arts Outreach team completed their second annual end of summer arts project at Mustard Seed School in Sacramento. The art project, completed over a three-day period, was titled “Layers of Love” — a 3-D concentration with the theme being love. Oak Ridge High School students Maddy Hames, Jessica Hansen, Meagan Simmons, Jordynn […]

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Habitat for Humanity hosts Hoe Down

EL DORADO — El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity will hold its second annual Hoe Down event at Burke Junction in Cameron Park on Aug. 20. Admission to the Hoe Down for Habitat is free and provides many activities for kids including train rides, magicians and an Old Wild West Gun Fight. The event will […]

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Saturday in the Park coming up

WILD RIDE — JT Demure, 8 from El Dorado Hills holds on for dear life to the horns of the Bull Ride at Saturday in the Park's extravaganza. Village Life file photo

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District and Chamber of Commerce once again team up to present Saturday in the Park from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 13 in the Community Park at 1021 Harvard Way. The family fun includes interactive inflatables, a mechanical bull, games, live music and food booths. “Foreverland,” a Michael […]

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Back to school

Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Oak Ridge High School’s bell rang Monday morning for the first time this school year. Hundreds of students filled the quad prior to the start of classes, catching up on their summer gossip out of earshot from Principal Steve Wehr, who greeted as many students as he could. In addition to remembering their new teachers […]

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