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McClintock to ‘birther’: ‘Knock it off’

A woman at the June meeting of the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills jumped at the chance to ask Congressman Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, why no congressional investigation had been launched into the president’s fraudulent birth certificate. McClintock didn’t mince words, pointing out that the State of Hawaii has authenticated the Obama birth […]

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McClintock disses solar power

Congressman Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, had harsh words for the solar industry in comments to the county chamber on June 14. “Solar power is not new, not promising and certainly not cheap,” he said. The costs of a heavily subsidized solar industry are buried in taxes, and are an example of free-market meddling that drives […]

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Don’t leave pets inside vehicles during warm weather

El Dorado County Animal Services advises pet owners to not leave dogs, cats or other pets unattended in vehicles during warm weather. If the outside temperature is 80 degrees or higher, temperatures inside vehicles can climb to 120 degrees or more within 10 to 20 minutes, even with the windows opened 2 or 3 inches; […]

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Chan House to showcase Folsom’s Chinese heritage

June Chan and her brother Howard grew up in the Chan House. June Chan is a tireless advocate for preservation of Chinese history and is the leader of the effort to convert the building to a historical museum with a garden as seen in the rendering she holds. Photo by Roberta Long

Visitors to the newly redeveloped Historic Sutter Street notice one building that seems overlooked. The small, yellow building near the Gold Line light rail station at 719 Sutter St. looks much as it did years ago. It is not forgotten and will soon become another nugget in the treasure that is Folsom’s Historic District. It […]

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Girl Scouts part ways after 12 years together

Troop 240 is Kirstin Martini, Ashley Newcomer, Asha Camper-Singh, Nicole Guaglione, AJ Slepian, Kaitlin Seligson, Deb Jolette (co-leader), Emily Kopania, Danielle Jolettea dn Wendy Slepian (co-leader). Courtesy photo

What began 12 years ago with 13 vibrant and enthusiastic Brownie Girl Scouts forming Troop 240 has reached its final meeting and squeeze. “It’s bitter sweet that our troop meetings have come to an end. I’m so excited for all of these young women as they move on to college,” co-leader Deb Jolette said. “They should be […]

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Travel model workshop scheduled

PLACERVILLE — The El Dorado County Department of Transportation invites the public to attend a workshop on the Travel Demand Model Update. “If you have ever wondered how the county plans improvements to our transportation infrastructure, this workshop would be a good place to start,” said Claudia Wade, senior civil engineer. The Travel Demand Model […]

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McClintock: ‘Fate of the nation’ at stake in November

Congressman Tom McClintock preaches to the choir at the June meeting of the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills, driving home the anti-regulation, anti-tax, anti-debt, pro-free market themes he’s espoused for more than 30 years. Jay Lensch Photography

Two-term Republican Congressman Tom McClintock spent June 13 in El Dorado County in what might have been a victory lap, since he’d just defeated challenger Jack Uppal handily in round one of a two-round bout for California’s 4th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Two local appearances last Wednesday provided plenty of […]

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