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Stars come out June 1 for special premier

Louis Mandylor, actor in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”, “Friends” and “CSI NY,” will appear at a special event in El Dorado Hills on Saturday, June 1. The actor will take a break from filming “Blood on the Border” in North Carolina to attend a premier of his latest film, which he starred in and […]

No Comment / May 23, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Only lovers of the book will love “The Great Gatsby”

It’s evident why 16-year-olds throughout America’s classrooms continue to read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic “The Great Gatsby” nearly a century after it was written. The slim novel is packed with meaningful symbols surrounding themes of class, excess, pretense and loneliness, which are as applicable today as ever. Director Baz Luhrmann’s new movie version does a great […]

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Take a peek inside an artist’s world

"Morning Light" by Randall Tillery

Forty artists invite the publis to visit their studios and enjoy their diverse talents June 1 & 2 during the El Dorado Hills Arts Association’s Spring Art Studio Tour. Guests will meet talented local painters, sculptors, jewelers, potters, photographers and mixed media artists. There are 40 artists in 20 studios, eager to share their love of art […]

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CalPERS, EDH Fire Board

EDITOR: On April 17 the California Public Employees Retirement System, CalPERS, announced, “employer [local government] contributions will rise by nearly 50 percent in the short term as the plan is implement.” By this bland statement CalPERS finally admitted that extravagant public employee pensions were inadequately funded. The El Dorado Hills fire department is vested in the […]

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Sacramento History Museum offers free admission to military personnel and their families

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento History Museum recently announced its participation in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day […]

No Comment / May 22, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

U13A Lady Trojans have a great season

Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills U13A Lady Trojans lacrosse team made it to the recent championship game against Diablo. The two-goal loss was the Girls A Division lacrosse team’s only loss of the season. Congratulations to coaches Randy Gross and Darin White, and their amazing team: Emily White, Ellie Crook, Kendall Carlsen, Lauren Tilly, Brianne Gross, Gabrielle Ipasso, […]

No Comment / May 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Take caution in the great outdoors: Chipmunks and squirrels can carry plague

Due to increased plague activity in the Tahoe Basin area last fall, El Dorado County health officials advise caution this summer. The California Department of Public Health routinely monitors rodent populations for plague activity in California. Last September and October, a surveillance effort identified three chipmunks as positive for plague in the South Lake Tahoe […]

No Comment / May 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »