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Senior News: August 2014

Thank you, Millie We are saddened by the loss of long-time columnist Millie Smith. She passed away on July 30 after a brief illness. Millie was a steadfast volunteer throughout the El Dorado Hills community, starting in the early 1990s when she moved here. She served on the Senior Council, was on the Senior Center’s bingo committee, […]

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Americana Celebration in Old Sacramento Labor day weekend

SACRAMENTO — An Americana in Old Sacramento celebration awaits visitors to the popular historic district over Labor Day weekend complete with free live music, classic cars and vintage vehicles — 1950s-era buses, emergency vehicles and taxi cabs. In addition, a variety of special evening events and various museum-related activities are planned for the extended holiday weekend. With […]

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Grant period open soon for El Dorado Hills nonprofits

The hallmark of the El Dorado Community Foundation is effective, knowledgeable granting. In order to better facilitate that process for the residents of El Dorado Hills, the foundation created the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund specifically designed for that purpose and the El Dorado Hills Cabinet, whose job it is to be the eyes and ears of that […]

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Elite outshines and outplays others in Concord tournament

Elite teammates and coaches celebrate their tournament win. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Soccer Club U17 girls comp team, Elite, won the U17 Gold Division Championship at the recent Diablo FC Jenna Betti Memorial tournament. During the three-day competition Elite won all games, only giving up one goal in the last game. The team shutout the competition, 5-0 on its first game. Elite entered this tournament […]

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Italy On Wheels rolling into Folsom

Italian scooters, cars and bikes will be on display at the annual Italy on Wheels event in Folsom, Sept. 13. Photo by Larry Weitzman

A taste of Italy is getting close. The festival celebrating Italian cars, motorcycles, bicycles and food is scheduled for Sept. 13 at the Murer House Museum, 1125 Joe Murer Court in Folsom. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the admission is free. If you like Ferraris, Maseratis, Lamborghinis, classic […]

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Wine and dine at Feast at the Fort

Unique culinary experience includes dinner prepared by Sacramento’s top chefs SACRAMENTO — To the delight of history enthusiasts and food and wine lovers throughout the region, Friends of Sutter’s Fort presents Feast at the Fort on Saturday evening, Sept. 20. Continuing as part of the city-wide “Farm-to-Fork” effort, this is the fifth year for this signature […]

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Grebitus Jewelers expands legacy of elegant jewelry, gift Items

Ted Grebitus Jr. speaks with a customer regarding Rolex watches. Grebitus Jewelers opened a new location in Folsom earlier this year. Courtesy photo

When Edwin A. Grebitus Sr. and his wife Dorothy opened a Sacramento jewelry store in 1926, the business enjoyed steady success. But the young couple had ambitious plans for the store to be known for more than just fine jewelry. Adding elegant gift displays to the original Sacramento location set Grebitus apart from other jewelry […]

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