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Medical device CEO gets prison term

SACRAMENTO — U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. sentenced Briant Benson, 59, of El Dorado Hills, to 12 months and one day in prison for tax evasion, U.S. attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced Dec. 2. During the years 2004 through 2006, Benson failed to file tax returns or pay any personal income tax to the Internal Revenue […]

No Comment / December 07, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH woman headed to prison for tax scheme

SACRAMENTO — U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. sentenced Barbara Antonucci, an unlicensed tax preparer, to three years and six months in prison and ordered her to pay $1,895,833 in restitution for conspiring to file false claims and filing false claims, United States attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced Dec. 2. Antonucci and her co-conspirator, Sherry Taggart, 56, […]

No Comment / December 07, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Want to become a Master Food Preserver?

Laura Crowley Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County The University of California Cooperative Extension invites adults interested in helping others learn about safe home food preservation to apply to train to become a certified UCCE Master Food Preserver volunteer. Master Food Preserver volunteers learn university-based, scientific information and then share that knowledge with the […]

No Comment / December 06, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Avoid these holiday fire dangers

Mike Kaslin Amador-El Dorado Cal Fire Unit Chief The holidays are a time for friends and family. However, I encourage us to recognize that it is also a time to be extra cautious when cooking. Most home fires during the holiday season are started in the kitchen. Cal Fire reminds you to not leave any […]

No Comment / December 06, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre presents ‘The Nutcracker’

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Linda Brida Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre “The Nutcracker” is a festive family favorite that has delighted and enthralled audiences for generations and El Dorado Hills’ own Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre is bringing it back to the Harris Center for the Arts with six shows Dec. 15 to 18. Performances will be especially magical […]

No Comment / December 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Small wonders capture the holiday spirit

"Oahu Grandma" by Carolyn Lewis

El Dorado Arts Council News release The Sierra Pastel Society presents its Christmas membership show of miniature works Small Wonders at the El Dorado Arts Council Fausel House Gallery, 772 Pacific St. in Placerville. The show runs through Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. The exhibit will be open Tuesdays through Fridays from noon to 6 p.m. and […]

No Comment / December 01, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

See the ‘Magic of Giving’ at Gold Country Artists Gallery

"Happy Holidays" by Isabella Ryder

Gold Country Artists Gallery presents its Christmas exhibition The Magic of Giving on display during December. Gallery members express, through their artwork, the emotions that Christmas, Hanukka or holiday time evokes — the magical themes of giving to one another the presents of time, love, spiritual energy and creativity. The artwork in the gallery is on […]

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