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Lung cancer claims more lives than other cancers combined

In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Marshall Medical Center wants to educate the public about this deadly disease. The No. 1 cancer killer, more than 450 Americans die each day of lung cancer. It kills more people than breast, prostate, colon, liver, melanoma and kidney cancers combined. The main cause of 85 percent […]

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Why is it still called EID?

El Dorado Irrigation District has 39,000 water customers, of which 400 are agricultural customers. These 400 customers use 16 percent of EID’s water but pay a mere 1.5 percent of EID’s overall rate revenues. Meanwhile, 47 percent of EID’s rate revenues are for sewer services and 1.8 percent more are for recycled water services. EID’s […]

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Get the blues; have a brew this Saturday

John Lee Hooker, Jr. headlines the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills' Blues and Brews event benefitting the planned veterans memorial in El Dorado Hills. Frank Vigil Photography

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills presents Blues and Brews, a fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 12, benefitting the El Dorado Hills Veterans Memorial. John Lee Hooker Jr. and The Used Blues Band headline this world-class blues event to be held at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District gym, 1021 Harvard Way, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. […]

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Hometown hero: Jacob Tanner

Jacob Tanner

Jacob Tanner, son of Erin and James Blaylock and Robert and Jenny Tanner recently completed basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., with the 198th Infantry Brigade, Echo Company. Jake successfully completed 10 weeks of training designed to challenge new Army Infantry recruits both physically and mentally. He has begun additional training for another five weeks […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 3-9

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Stopped Nov. 4: Deputies arrested a 23-year-old man on El Dorado Hills Boulevard after they reportedly found him in possession of a dangerous weapon and driving on a suspended license. Arrest warranted Nov. 6:  A-31-year-old man went to jail after deputies stopped him on […]

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Sac Ballet invites you to ‘The Nutcracker’

It’s that time of the year again when another generation of Sacramentans will be introduced to the beauty and magic that others have come to love and treasure in the holiday tradition of “The Nutcracker.” Sacramento Ballet Artistic Director Ron Cunningham’s well-known production of the world’s most beloved ballet — with its fanciful characters, growing […]

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Five good reasons to create an investment strategy

John Zezini

Some people buy investments here and there, now and then. Others open an Individual Retirement Account (IRA), put some money in it, and then forget about it. But this type of haphazard investment behavior can lead to haphazard results. On the other hand, you’ve got five good reasons for creating and following a comprehensive, long-term […]

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