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El Dorado Transit observes MLK Day

PLACERVILLE — El Dorado Transit will not operate bus or Dial-A-Ride service on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 17. For more information or a complete listing of holidays call […]

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Hands4Hope collects a ton of food

Brady Routon, Rylan Kono, Brayden Kono, Tristan Kono, Burak Askin, Murat Askin, and Arda Askin, left to right, volunteer in Hands4Hope'€™s New Year's Neighborhood Food Drive. The youth collaboratively collected more than 2,000 pounds of food for the Twin Lakes Food Bank in a two-day period. Courtesy photo

On New Year’s Day scores of young volunteers from Hands4Hope were out on foot with a wagon in tow, or riding scooters with a car in tow, collecting bags of groceries from neighbors to help feed those in need. The pint-sized volunteers answered an urgent call for support. “In mid-December, the director from the Twin […]

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Former Trojan displays some ‘Magic’

Former Trojan Ryan Anderson, right, congratulates teammate J.J. Redick after the Orlando Magic's win over the Sacramento Kings at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento on Sunday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Mike Bush SACRAMENTO — Ryan Anderson considers Power Balance Pavilion his second home. The Orlando Magic forward and 2005 Oak Ridge High School graduate has good reasons to  say that about the arena formerly known as Arco Arena. During his senior year Anderson led the Trojans boys basketball team to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II, […]

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Attic fire threatens EDH home

Quick response saves house An attic fire briefly threatened the home at 3305 Tea Rose Drive in the Hills of El Dorado subdivision early Monday morning. Firefighters from Station 86 on Bass Lake Road got the call at 1:46 a.m. and quickly responded, according to Battalion Chief John Niehues. They identified the source of the fire shortly […]

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Carter’s Carpet Restoration makes your floors look like new

Dean Carter, owner of Carter's Carpet Restoration, shows off one of the company's newest cleaning machines — the RX-20 Rotary Jet Extractor. The five vacuum heads and spray jets rotate at 130 rpm, creating 650 complete cleaning passes per minute. The rotating head cleans all sides of the carpet fiber, fluffing up and restoring the pile. Photo by Roberta Long

Dean Carter has had his own carpet cleaning business, Carter’s Carpet Restoration, in El Dorado County for 20 years. He first opened in Pollock Pines, near where he lived, then moved to Diamond Springs in 2002. In October 2010 Carter’s Carpet Restoration moved to 4911 Windplay Drive, Suite 1A, near White Rock Road in El […]

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Please return my grandson’s medal

EDITOR: On Saturday, Jan. 7, while at Mountain Mikes Pizza on Embarcadero Way at approximately 6 p.m. my grandson accidentally left his silver medal for wrestling that he won that afternoon at a tournament at Union Mine High School in the men’s room at the restaurant. When we realized what had happened we contacted the restaurant […]

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El Dorado United players head to Phoenix

El Dorado United selectees left to right: Ayden Burnett, Connor Velcelean, Garry Valadez, Nico Carpignano, Jackson Contreras, Riley Terando, Julian Garcia, Joey Scotti, Noah Sonenstein. Courtesy photo

Starting last spring hundreds of District VI youth soccer players converged on Cherry Island for tryouts and an eventual chance to make the U.S. Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program. ODP is a national identification and development program for high-level soccer players. The program identifies and develops players throughout the country to represent their state associations, […]

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