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Financial focus: Assumptions can be dangerous to investors

Every day of our lives, we make assumptions. We assume that the people we encounter regularly will behave in the manner to which we are accustomed. We assume that if we take care of our cars, they will get us to where we want to go. In fact, we need to make assumptions to bring […]

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Housing in a shopping mall?

EDITOR: My husband and I attended the Board of Supervisors meeting on Dec. 11. We were there to show our support for the presentation being made by Rural Communities United and the Measure Y Committee. However, before that item reached the floor, we were treated to a “conceptual review” of an AG Spanos proposal for […]

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Jr. Trojans help Cal team win in Florida

Congratulations to five El Dorado Hills Jr. Trojans. Eighth-graders Bailey Smith, Jack Laing, Cameron Allie, Nate Otto and JT Eichorn were selected to be on the 2013 South Youth Shrine football team benefitting Shriners Hospital. Collectively they raised more than $4,000 for the hospital. On Nov. 16 the California South team defeated the California North […]

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Oak Ridge opens ‘premiere’ athletic wing

Oak Ridge High unveiled its exciting new athletic additions Monday, underscoring the school’s vision to be a premiere high school in California. The $4 million athletic renovation to its gym, weight and wrestling rooms are just one component of that larger goal. “To be ‘the best in class’ there are four pillars of excellence we […]

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El Dorado Hills gets into the holiday spirit

A little snow and great Christmas events brought the community together last week.          

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‘Spitting in cancer’s face’ — EDH woman tackles disease with resolve

Less than three months ago Diana Fontana’s breast cancer diagnosis came as a shock to everyone, especially her. The El Dorado Hills stay-at-home mom is a licensed registered nurse with what she called zero risk factors. “I eat right, I exercise, I’m not overweight,” she said. “I’ve learned 85 percent of women with new breast […]

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Nutting trial set

After a short conference with the attorneys in the case involving Supervisor Ray Nutting, visiting Judge Timothy Buckley set the start date for his trial as Feb. 4. The trial is expected to last three weeks with a jury drawn from a pool of approximately 300 people. A pretrial conference was also set for Jan. […]

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