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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 10-16

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Wants it found Nov. 10: A man reported losing a handgun during a move from a home on Finders Way. Job perk Nov. 10: A Hillsdale Circle business owner reported that an employee took items from the business’ trash. High times Nov. 10: A […]

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Assemblywoman Huber plans move to Rancho

Huber Alyson

The first local casualty of California’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission is El Dorado Hills’ own Democrat Assemblywoman Alyson Huber, who announced last week that she’s moving to Rancho Cordova. The commission packed up Huber’s notoriously gerrymandered 10th Assembly District and shipped it to Marin County. El Dorado Hills now resides in a more heterogeneous District […]

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Granite Bay ends Trojans’ postseason run

Oak Ridge receiver Dylan Collie hauls in one of his two touchdown catches against Granite Bay Friday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

By Mike Bush Staff writer  GRANITE BAY — Time wasn’t on the side of the Oak Ridge High football team in the fourth quarter of Friday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinal game at Granite Bay. After Trojan quarterback Jason Samuel hit senior wide receiver Dylan Collie on a 40-yard scoring strike with 8:09 left in […]

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People Talk: What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving?


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EID’s budget claims don’t hold water

The El Dorado Irrigation District’s Nov. 15 press release misleadingly claims a “nearly flat” 2012 budget. Yet gross spending actually is board-approved to increase by $1.7 million. EID’s headquarters overhead budget surges another$1.2 million following $10 million of overhead increases in the last eight years. Overhead now accounts for a “whopping” 30 percent of EID […]

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Billingsley’s bullets: Billingsley’s Axioms of Life, part 2

Bob Billingsley

This is part two of a new list of “Billingsley’s Axioms of Life.” These axioms are created when something, such as a sign, book, magazine, conversation or dream, stimulates my tendency to think sideways. If you review these axioms weekly and apply them to your daily living you will look and feel young in 28 […]

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Give back

Many people need a helping hand this season. Here are few ways you can make their holidays a little brighter: • The Hands4Hope Club at Oak Ridge High School has partnered with the El Dorado Hills Library to expand the Warm & Fuzzy Drive. The Oak Ridge H4H Club is collecting new and gently used […]

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