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Teens take on Guide Dog project

Gina Phillipsen, left, Lloyd the puppy and Lexie Padilla will spend a lot of time together over the next year. The Ponderosa students will raise Looyd to become a Guide Dog. Courtesy photo

On July 13 at the Guide Dog Fun Day at the Guide Dogs for the Blind’s San Rafael campus two Ponderosa High School juniors, Lexie Padilla and Gina Phillipsen, heard their names called at the puppy distribution ceremony. It was the largest distribution of guide dog puppies in Guide Dogs for the Blind history. Lexie and […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: August 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Too young Aug. 1: A 17-year-old boy received a citation after he allegedly stole a bottle of alcohol from a Coach Lane business. Taken Aug. 2 : A petty theft was reported on De Sabla Road. Burgled Aug. 2: A burglary was reported on […]

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Hometown Hero: Eric Olson

Airman Eric Olson

Air Force Airman Elric A. Olson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

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Bring out the bibs and wetnaps … it’s Rubstock time

Professional competition barbecue pitmasters will blow smoke over Cameron Park in September to benefit local organizations at the 2013 Rubstock BBQ Championship. More than 40 pitmasters and their teams are scheduled to compete in the Sept. 13 & 14 event, which promises to be a groovin’ time in the foothills. “These professional competition barbecue teams, […]

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What do new investors really need to know?

If you’re starting out as an investor, you might be feeling overwhelmed. After all, it seems like there’s just so much to know. How can you get enough of a handle on basic investment concepts so that you’re comfortable in making well-informed choices? Actually, you can get a good grip on the investment process by […]

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Hometown Hero: Andrew Peterson

Army Cadet Andrew C. Peterson has graduated from the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve […]

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Updated: EID responds to candidates statements

Following the forum last week for candidates wanting to serve on the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors, EID was asked to respond to the information provided. Below are the submitted comments. EID officials added that if something was not responded to, that means they either have no comment or will provide a comment […]

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