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Billingsley’s Bullets: It’s amazing how dumb I am

Bob Billingsley

When I approach the grocery check stand I know that failure is about to become my trademark. As soon as I place my ATM card in the slot on the check stand, my confidence wanes. My card will not work — I know it — and soon the whole world will witness my humiliation. After […]

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Measuring the value of wine, wood and water

Richard Esposito

Miraflores Winery was the final stop on this year’s Ag Tour. Now in its 48th year the Agriculture Tour continues its mission of providing awareness of the importance of agriculture to El Dorado County. The event was sponsored by the Agricultural Council of the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce, Apple Hill Growers Association, El […]

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Hometown Hero: Shannon McGoey

Shannon McGoey

Army Private 2 Shannon McGoey graduated from the Ranger Assessment and Selection Program from Fort Benning Army Base, Ft Benning, Ga., on June 12. The PV2 infantryman completed an intensive 14-week one-station unit training, then moved on to three weeks of basic Airborne training. He then moved to Pre-RASP spending three weeks preparing for the […]

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Folsom toddler drowns

At 5:51 p.m. on Monday, June 11, the Folsom Fire Department responded to the report of an accidental drowning in the pool of a single family residence on Porter Road in Folsom. When fire personnel arrived on scene, they found a father administering CPR to his unresponsive toddler daughter. Medics from the El Dorado Hills Fire Department rushed […]

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Dillin’ it up, pickleball style

Cheri Carruth gets ready to hit the ball in a Pickleball match while her teammate, Scott Carr looks on at The Four Seasons Lodge in El Dorado Hills. Pickle Ball is played on a court with four players using paddles and a wiffle ball. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

“Pickleball is here to stay, you betcha!” said Minnesota native Cheri Carruth about her new favorite hobby. On a trip to her hometown, Virginia, Minn., she and her husband Lee were introduced to the sport that changed their lives. “We just kinda heard about it and were visiting her hometown. And they had (tennis) courts, […]

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Big Idea Theatre: “The Life and Undead of King Henry V”

Big Idea Theatre’s 2012 season reanimates on Friday, July 6, with the opening of “The Life and Undead of King Henry V” by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Big Idea’s Artistic Director Brian Harrower. Join the production cast and crew for Shakespeare with a twist: England is slowly descending into chaos as a horrifying epidemic […]

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B Street Theatre announces B3 Series lineup

The B Street Theatre, Sacramento’s Resident Professional, New Works Theatre, is announces its 2012-13 B3 Series productions.  The B3 Series, entering its seventh year, features a variety of plays and themes that are timeless in their appeal. The B3 series is recommended for mature audiences. Shows are subject to change. The season includes Arthur Miller’s […]

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