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Francisco Drive trees replaced

A stump is all that remains of a London Plane Sycamore in front of Lake Forest Apartments on Francisco Drive. A total of 40 sickly sycamores and Black Pines were removed, and will be replaced with more disease-resistant trees. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The recent removal of 40 sickly sycamores and pines along north Francisco Drive evokes an old arboreal adage: “Losing a tree is like losing a friend.” That boulevard has a lot of friends. It anchors the Lakehills, Marina, Marina Woods, Rolling Hills, Green Valley Hills, Waterford, Winterhaven and Summit neighborhoods. Francisco Drive also has a […]

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ShiverSisters serve up delicious frozen treats

hiverSisters Erin Whiteley, left, and Geneva Soulier, center, enjoy some of their shaved ice goodies with Mason Porter.

When two Serrano moms team up as business partners to open a shaved ice business out of a vintage 1964 Airstream trailer in El Dorado Hills you know it’s going to be a great summer. Erin Whiteley and Geneva Soulier wanted to share their favorite summertime treat with the community, while still being able to […]

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Lakehills couple survived 1988 firestorm

Fred and Cheryl Adler’s story is every homeowner’s nightmare. On a sweltering 1988 afternoon Fred stood on his shake roof, garden hose in hand, and watched the prevailing breeze off Folsom Lake push a fast-moving fire through low lakeside brush. The fire then launched itself past his home onto Iron Mountain, the tree-studded mound at […]

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Could Lakehills be the next Oakland Hills?

A large-scale fire drill will be conducted in the Lakehills neighborhood on Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A couple hundred firefighters will hone their skills in a series of challenging, real-world situation drills. Dozens of apparatus will buzz around the neighborhood and, unlike past exercises, this drill includes an evacuation component. An […]

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People Talk: What is the most important issue in this election or what should be on the ballot?

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Masterson, Kosinski win conference titles

Two former area athletes now competing at the the college level were both successful at their recent, respective league championships — each winning Division I titles. Kosinski, who briefly held the national record back in 2007 as an Oak Ridge prep in the 1,600, won the Pac-12 championship in the 10,000 with a time of […]

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Area athletes fail in CIF State Finals bid

CLOVIS — Just qualifying for the CIF State Track and Field Championship is a big accomplishment — bringing back one of the six awarded medals per event grants that athlete not only elite-status for California but the nation as well. Unfortunately, the six El Dorado County participants at Buchanan High in Clovis — Ponderosa’s Sydney […]

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