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Deputy shoots man in the hand

An El Dorado County sheriff’s deupty shot a man allegedly brandishing a gun on Silva Valley Road Wednesday night. Joshua Whitecotton, 21, suffered an injury to his hand and was taken to UC Davis Medical Center for treatment. He was set to be booked into the El Dorado County Jail on suspicion of assault with […]

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Team Rush makes history

THE CHAMPS — Left to right: Brad Scott (president of EDHLL), Tyler Reyes, Bryson Smith, Kyle Maechler, Brant Paylor, Jake Malaney, Garret Mook, coach Ed Maechler, Rhys Kennedy, Alonzo Wandell, CJ Pallari, Nick Grebe, Cole Ramsey, team manager Ken Smith, Tyler Salcido, coach Bill Kennedy. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Little League 50-70 team Rush claimed the Section 4 crown July 1 — a first for any team from El Dorado Hills. The team left Friday, July 5, for Chowchilla to compete in the division championships. If the players win there they’ll head to the state and then the west coast […]

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Home run does in El Dorado Hills

El Dorado Hills' Anthony Pallari makes contact in Tuesday's game against Woodcreek. Photo by Pam Hennessy, Caught in the Act Photography

RANCHO MURIETA — The El Dorado Hills Majors All-Stars out hit the opposition Tuesday at Stonehouse Field but one of the four Woodreek hits proved to be the difference  — a home run — as the Roseville area team knocked El Dorado Hills out of the winner’s bracket with a 4-1 win. With the game […]

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Late collapse cost El Dorado Hills 9/10s

Holding a 3-0 lead in the fifth inning, the 9/10 El Dorado Hills All Stars allowed four runs to Woodcreek in the fifth in an eventual 4-3 loss Tuesday at Mitchell Field. “Our starting pitcher (Andrew Uharriet) did exactly what we asked from him. (Woodcreek) just had one inning where they put the bat on […]

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‘Bye Bye Birdie’ is a hit for all times

A lot has changed since the 1950s. These days, poodle skirts are akin to the passenger pigeon, and mom goes to work while dad stays at home. But one thing hasn’t changed — audiences love a good time. They’ll get that and more at El Dorado Music Theatre’s production of the ’50s era, Tony award-winning “Bye […]

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Remember EID’s 2009 holiday greetings?

EDITOR:  As the El Dorado Irrigation District closes its first six months of 2013, an activist friend from Bass Lake asked for a copy of EID’s Dec. 17, 2009, Proposition 218 notice — the one that was overlooked in many people’s holiday mail but announced EID’s intention to raise rates 80 percent over five years. […]

1 Comment / July 03, 2013 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Don’t give us all the credit

EDITOR Your news story June 3 about how Bill Center and I influenced the slow-growth movement in the county over the last two decades was a bit exaggerated (Darth Vader, Voldemort, light sabers?) and gave us far too much credit. For the record … a group called Taxpayers for Quality Growth led the effort on the […]

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