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Senior News: September 2016

The El Dorado Hills (Gilmore) Senior Center has been open since late-August 2006. Can you believe it’s been 10 years? You know what they say about time flying … an open house celebration is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 16. September is a very busy month with the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Fall Activity Guide just here. […]

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Church channels a higher power

Sunday afternoon Rolling Hills Christian Church in El Dorado Hills introduced its new solar roof system to the community and celebrated the fact that it will save hundreds of thousands of dollars in power bills and put that money where church officials say it is really needed. Sunworks installed the solar roof-mounted system, which produces 332,322 kilowatt-hours. (One kw […]

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BUSD, teachers strike a deal

The Buckeye Teachers Association and the Buckeye Union School District have agreed to a 3 percent pay raise for district employees after being at impasse over negotiations since last spring. Friday, 90 percent of BTA employees voted to accept the one-year agreement but declined to accept it as a two-year deal. Since April the district […]

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Publisher’s Ink: The heart and soul of Gary Washburn

At the start of the Indianapolis 500 Jim Nabors, a native son of Indiana, traditionally sang “Back Home in Indiana.” Anyone familiar with Indiana understands the meaning behind the lyrics. The song pays tribute to the Hoosier State and portrays a sense of a carefree, simple life on the banks of the Wabash River, the […]

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Austrian architect shapes El Dorado Hills’ future

El Dorado Hills was conceived by Sacramento developer Alan Lindsey in the late 1950s. Highway 50 was in the works. The Cold War was raging. Local aerospace firms were expanding. Lindsey saw the rolling hills as a perfect place for those engineers and their families. He acquired roughly 11,000 acres of ranch land and arranged […]

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A better option of EID

EDITOR: Mark Twain popularized the saying “There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and statistics.” It meshes well with many claims about the El Dorado Irrigation District by current EID directors Greg Prada and Alan Day. One of the best resources for sampling and checking their advocacy is to review the litany of claims […]

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EDH All Stars honored

California Assembly member Beth Gaines, District 6, presented certificate of achievements last Tuesday to the El Dorado Hills 12s All Stars for their recent accomplishment of making it all the way to the NorCal Little League State Tournament. “I’m proud to represent a community of parents that dedicate so much of their lives to ensure […]

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