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DUIs 2012

The following people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol: JOHN E. BYARD, 31, El Dorado Hills, booked by EDSO on Nov. 4. BRITTANY S. CLAXTON, 20, El Dorado Hills, booked by EDSO on Nov. 4. JOSEPH J. WROBLEWSKI, 47, Cameron Park, booked by CHP on Nov. 11, bail […]

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SPEAR volunteers build self-esteem

Caroline Mohlstrom, D.C., said she believes a person’s self-esteem — in particular pre-teens and teenagers — can be seen in the way they present themselves to family and friends. “Posture can provide information on non-verbal communication and emotions,” said Mohlstrom. Mohlstrom, a chiropractor for 22 years who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of […]

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Billingsley’s Bullets: Being a good sport is not complicated

Bob Billingsley

I have played sports ever since I was 4 or 5 years old. It’s really pretty easy to be a good sport when you win. You shake hands with your opponents, complement them on their effort, and wish them good luck for the future. • Being a good sport when you lose is a tad […]

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Kids need our guidance, not more legislation

Julie Samrick

As 12 people senselessly died and scores of others are wounded in the aftermath of the Colorado theater shooting, some say the lesson we should glean is to treasure every moment with our loved ones because this fragile life is fleeting.  Debates have, once again, surfaced about gun control.  Some wonder whether the gunman, 24-year-old […]

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Here’s the dish on Nutrition by Nancy

Nancy Porter will teach you how to buy and prepare nutritious food. Courtesy photo

Summer is here and most people overload on calories from barbecues, pool parties and simply being on the go during the warm weekends. Nutrition by Nancy offers a cutting edge meal planning software program that makes keeping your diet on track an easy thing to do. The program not only allows you to plug in […]

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The Pleasant Grove House: Thriving Pony Express stop now in disrepair

The Pleasant Grove House has an interesting history as a Pony Express stop and inn. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

On Green Valley Road, five miles west of Rescue, stands the Pleasant Grove House — a once commodious inn and Pony Express waystation with two barns and a blacksmith shop. California Registered Historic Landmark No. 703 marker recognizes this only Pony Express relay station between Folsom and Placerville. In 1860 Pleasant Grove House was at […]

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Crime Watch:July 26 through Aug. 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Register raided July 26: Thieves broke into a Vine Street business and stole money from the cash register. Wobbly walker July 27: Deputies took a 29-year-old man to jail after they found him walking on El Dorado Hills Boulevard and reportedly determined the man […]

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