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People Talk: What’s great about Clarksville Day?

Francis Carpenter, Rescue “This place still has the feel of old Clarksville, and there aren’t many left like this. They’ve all turned into something else. I was here all the time when I was a kid. My dad would stop at the store to let the Model T cool off before we went on up […]

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CSD to decide on new gym in Blackstone

Psst … hey buddy, can I interest you in a $3 million gymnasium for just $456,000? The only catch is you need to decide right now. That’s where the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors finds itself on a joint use gymnasium at the new Valley View Elementary School, which breaks ground […]

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Redistricting road show plays in EDH

Roughly 20 El Dorado Hills residents and a handful of redistricting wonks from neighboring communities, along with several El Dorado County officials turned out at the second of six redistricting meetings scheduled over the next few weeks in locations around the county. The meeting contained more brass than a marching band, led by county Chief […]

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Memorial explores 100 years of war

John Cordova’s dream of an El Dorado Hills Veterans’ Memorial came one large step closer to reality last week when the Fallen Warriors Memorial organization unveiled the design for the memorial,  a 1.2 acre park where visitors will take a “100 year journey” through the conflicts that have shaped the nation. The park and memorial are […]

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People Talk: What’s your reaction to the death of Osama Bin Laden?

  Bill Vandegrift, El Dorado Hills “I’m thrilled. What a great day for this country. I’€™m especially thankful for the 9/11 victims and their families.” Charles Puckett, Orange County “€œIt’€™s great for the country. The prior generation had Pearl Harbor and VJ Day. We had 9/11 and today. It’€™s amazing to me that he avoided […]

Comments Off on People Talk: What’s your reaction to the death of Osama Bin Laden? / May 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: How do you feel about the possible departure of the Sacramento Kings?

Asked at Cameron Park Fire Station 89 Al Ramirez, Chico “€œI think it would be good to have a pro team in Northern California outside the Bay Area. I personally had a great time at Arco the handful of times I went, and I’€™ll miss it, but what are you going to do?” George Cazares, […]

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Community gardeners get down and dirty

El Dorado Hills Community Gardeners planted their inaugural crop Saturday at the temporary site located in a former strawberry field. Local plumber and farmer Ron Mikulaco volunteered a close-to-ready garden plot near his home on Green Valley Road, adjacent to the strawberry stand 1.7 miles east of Silva Valley Parkway. Longer term, the recently created […]

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