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A taste of history is closer than you think

The Diamond Springs hotel offers good eats and good haunts. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Diamond Springs Hotel describes itself as “Old Fashioned Country Cooking.” I can assure you it is much more than that. With that old-fashioned country cooking is a varied and exciting history unique in El Dorado County. To put it bluntly, the place is haunted. But before I get to that, let’s talk about the […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Unbelievable inhumanity

EDITOR: I am appalled by the idea that any living being can willfully kill another living being. I am referring to Cubby the beaver in El Dorado Hills. The thought of Cubby not realizing when he took his last breath, when it actually would be his last breath, then to be inhumanely drowned, is unconscionable. […]

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EID not really concerned about water conservation

EDITOR: Is the EID REALLY concerned with water conservation? NOPE. There is something very, very wrong over at the EID … and it’s easily fixed, but what is their motivation to fix it? Well, there’s none! Like many of you, I have been hearing the rants of water bill increases over the last four years. […]

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Spring wild turkey season quickly approaches

California’s 2012 general spring wild turkey hunting season opens statewide on March 31 and extends through May 6, with the archery season extending through May 20. Hunters who have a current junior hunting license may also hunt the weekend before the opener, on March 24 and 25, and the two weeks after the general season […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 28

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition will again partner with El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 28. This is an opportunity for county residents to dispose of old and unwanted prescription drugs. Three sites will be available where these drugs can be […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Book publisher to speak at the library

Calling all book lovers, writers, and dreamers: Have you ever wondered how to get a book published? What are book publishers looking for in a manuscript? On Saturday, April 14, at 1 p..m special guest Ted Savas from Savas Beatie LLC will talk about the secret world of book publishing at the El Dorado County Library, […]

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Charlie Brown and friends have a good time at Ponderosa

Lucy (Hannah Christiansen), left, requests a 5 cent payment after a psychiatric session with Charlie Brown (Matt Howlett.) Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Matt Howlett watched all of the Peanuts holiday specials as a child. “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” is one of his favorites with good reason — one of his ancestors, John Holland, is mentioned. “He (Holland) fell off the Mayflower and they mention him in ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,’” Howlett said. “That’s how […]

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