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What hypocrites

EDITOR: Where is Sharpton, Jackson, Holder and Obama? If three white teens went joy riding and killed a black man jogging down the street all hell would break loose. Jackson and Sharpton would be leading marches; Holder would be demanding that justice be served and he’d have the DOJ and FBI looking for racial hatred […]

No Comment / August 25, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Senior News: August 2013

Fall weather means party time Oktoberfest is coming soon, so make your reservations NOW! This party will be on Friday, Oct. 11, in the El Dorado Hills Community Services District gym on Harvard Way. It is sponsored by the Senior Council and the Placerville Senior Nutrition Lunch Program. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., entertainment by Funatics […]

No Comment / August 25, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Folsom Cyclebration – fun for the entire family

School may be under way or starting for most, but there are still plenty of opportunities to get out with the entire family this summer. Folsom celebrates its sixth annual bike festival, Cyclebration, Sept. 6–8. For three days, bike enthusiasts can enjoy 10 events and lots of family fun. Members of the public are welcome […]

No Comment / August 25, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Can “excess” retirement dollars help your grandchildren?

John Zezini

National Grandparents Day is observed on Sept. 8. And although this “Day” is not as widely known as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, it does remind us of the importance of grandparents. If you’re a grandparent yourself, you may be thinking of ways to help your grandchildren on their journey through life. One of the […]

No Comment / August 22, 2013 | Posted in Business Columns | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 15-21

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Greased Aug. 15: A Crocker Drive resident reported that he saw his neighbor throw grease from a barbecue onto the reporting party’s vehicle. Break in Aug. 17: Thieves stole items from  locked vehicle parked on Copperwood Court and later attempted to use the victim’s […]

No Comment / August 22, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

My turn: Taxpayers speak out against unjust fire tax

For the second time in as many years, the state of California is mailing hundreds of thousands of fire tax bills to rural Californians who live in the so-called State Responsibility Area. The bills hit mailboxes even as the class action lawsuit I’m backing has finally received a green light to move forward. As Jon […]

No Comment / August 22, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

FLC opening athletics complex

Courtesy photo

Folsom Lake College will celebrate the grand opening of its athletics complex on Tuesday, Sept. 3, with a series of events that includes the athletics complex ribbon cutting, the groundbreaking for a new gymnasium and, finally, the college’s inaugural home athletic event when the women’s soccer team takes on West Hills Community College. “Folsom Lake […]

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