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EID again holding secret labor negotiations

Ratepayers again didn’t get a seat at the table on June 25 as the El Dorado Irrigation District initiated new, behind-closed-door labor negotiations. Literally millions of dollars of EID employee compensation and lavish benefits are secretly being discussed … including current per employee $78,000 average salaries, $18,500 medical plans, $12,800 pension contributions, and up to […]

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Things get creepy in the kingdom

King Henry (Ryan Snyder), center, fights off two zombies played by Gregory Smith, left, and Janelle Neczypor in Big Idea Theatre's "The Life and UNDEAD of King Henry V." The Shakespeare spin-off opened last week. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre’s 2012 season reanimated July 6 with the opening of “The Life and UNDEAD of King Henry V” by William Shakespeare, as adapted and directed by Big Idea’s Artistic Director Brian Harrower. Shakespeare with a twist: England is slowly descending into chaos as a horrifying epidemic turns its citizens into an angry horde of zombies! […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: July

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Battery July 1: A 25-year-old man was reportedly attacked by an unknown person on Cameron Park Drive. Stolen July 2: A petty theft was reported on Sheridan Road. Carted away July 2: Suspects who allegedly stole a golf cart on Fallen Leaf Road fled […]

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Crime Watch: June 27 through July 4

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Too young June 27: Two 17-year-old boys received citations for allegedly being under the influence of alcohol at a Woedee Drive home after deputies responded to a possible overdose call. The boys were released to their parents. CSD hit again June 28: Vandalism on […]

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Tobacco sales to minors drop in El Dorado County

A recent survey conducted in El Dorado County showed that fewer merchants are willing to sell tobacco products to minors compared to just two years ago. Of the 100 tobacco retailers surveyed countywide, only 11 stores sold tobacco products to youth, resulting in a sales rate of 11 percent. In March 2010 a similar survey […]

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Huge lead disappears for El Dorado Hills All Stars

WILL CROOKHAM hits a grand slam in the first inning against Woodcreek at Mitchell Field in El Dorado Hills Monday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

A blowout victory was in the making Monday night at Jeff Mitchell Field for the El Dorado Hills 10/11s Little League All Stars baseball team against Woodcreek. El Dorado Hills exploded for eight runs in the first inning alone, a good sign, before Woodcreek slowly tallied three runs in the first three innings followed by […]

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Fireworks Jubilee lights up Town Center


Thousands crowded into El Dorado Hills Town Center Tuesday for an evening of fun and fireworks at the third annual Fireworks Jubilee. Live music, great food and a spectacular fireworks show brought people together to celebrate our nation’s independence.

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