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Quality time with the new president … priceless

After a recent conversation with my wife I realized I just don’t spend enough quality time with our daughters. So, like it or not, I informed our youngest daughter I would be spending a long weekend with her in Knoxville where she currently attends the University of Tennessee. Of course the real purpose of my […]

No Comment / December 05, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Holiday safety tips from the Sheriff’s Department

The holiday season is always a special time of year. It is also a time when thieves and con artist prey on innocent victims caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season.  We can never be too careful, too prepared or too aware.  So keep these tips in mind for a safe and […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Want to save money? Talk to your pharmacist

By Heather Gregory, R.Ph. In the midst of national discussion about the high cost of health care in America something as simple as talking to your local pharmacist can help you find ways to save on your everyday healthcare costs. Licensed pharmacists are always available to support the community with health and wellness solutions, quick […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Play uses ‘magic’ to promote giving

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When the Master Toymaker sprinkles a touch of magic dust on the wonderful dolls he has made they come to life in a surprising way. They realize how unusual they are when they find they can walk, talk and breathe. The Master Toymaker realizes it too, and decides he does not want to sell them. […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Our tree is beautiful

EDITOR: Once again El Dorado Hills Fire Department has brought joy to our community by decorating the beautiful tree outside El Dorado Hills Senior Center. I hope everyone gets a chance to see this beautiful display of lights. We are so fortunate to have this dedicated group of men and women who do so much […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Forest Service manages wind-driven fires

The Forest Service is currently managing five wildland fires that have burned from private land onto National Forest. The fires are a result of downed power lines and high winds spreading prescribed fires off of private lands onto adjacent National Forest land. High winds are expected in the morning, decreasing by evening. Fire personnel are working to suppress and contain […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Former EDH man guilty of embezzling

A former El Dorado Hills man was convicted last week of bank and mail fraud by federal jurors. Thomas Tanke, 67, was found guilty of two counts of mail fraud and five counts of bank fraud on Nov. 22. Tanke, while living in El Dorado Hills, was vice president of Rancho Cordova-based Azteca Construction Inc. from […]

No Comment / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »