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Penguins deny Taz perfect season

By Patty Pope The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team claimed second place this past weekend during the Suburban Swim League Championships at Sierra College in Rocklin. Falling to their archrivals the Park Terrace Penguins by 53 points, the Taz earned 1,055 points total, brought home a perfect regular season record of 7-0 and received […]

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Spontaneous combustion avoidance tips

Oil based wood stains, paints, sealers, polyurethane finishes, varnish and other finishing products often contain highly flammable Volatile Organic Compounds, or “VOCs.” Paint brushes get cleaned with mineral spirits or paint thinner, but what about the rags and other materials used that do not get cleaned but just get thrown away? How do you safely dispose […]

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Lake Hills home spontaneously combusts

A Planeta Drive home in the Lake Hills neighborhood burst into flames at approximately 3:15 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, with no one home. There were no injuries, and investigators have ruled out criminal activity. They initially suspected oily rags as the ignition source but haven’t reached any concrete conclusions, said El Dorado Hills Fire […]

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A dose of Dan: The marketing of Election Day

Election season is heating up, and this November is a big one, a presidential election that will definitively chart the course of our country for years. Some experts claim our nation has not been this politically polarized since the Civil War, so one thing we should agree on no matter where we fall on the […]

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Singers perform for non-profit

Singers Katherine Sorgea, Aly Chavez, Lauryn Caruso and Savannah Argyle will perform in a benefit concert for Run for Courage, a non-profit organization committed to ending human sex trafficking. The free concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, at Sun Hills Church, 1001 Suncast Lane in El Dorado Hills. Donations will be accepted for Run for […]

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Show off your moves at benefit concert

New Morning Youth and Family Services presents an evening of live music and art at its first Rock ‘N’ Art benefit concert on Saturday, Aug. 4. The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at Lakehills Church’s auditorium, 7000 Rossmore Lane. On the music side Late for Dinner and Jake & The Blue Lights will […]

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Crime Watch: July 19-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Not so grand July 19: A grand theft was reported on Stanford Lane. Unusual delivery July 19: Someone sent an envelope containing marijuana to the DST office on Robert J Mathews Parkway. Open door July 20: A thief stole items from an unlocked vehicle […]

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