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Hometown Hero: Andrew Peterson

Army National Guard Pvt. Andrew C. Peterson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and […]

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An honor for executive who serves those who serve

“In short — integrity. It takes great integrity to accommodate a maintenance manager who has to leave often and usually on short notice,” said U.S. Army Sgt. David Streetman on why he nominated his boss Greg Kasner for the Patriot Award. Streetman said he’s already missed six weeks of work this year. On Oct. 26 […]

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‘Addams Family’ musical spooks Oak Ridge stage

The Oak Ridge High School drama department is expecting big laughs from theater seats during upcoming performances of their fall play, “The Addams Family — A New Musical.” The cast and crew are beyond excited for this musical as they have added a modern spin to a classic plot. “It’s crazy and it’s really fast-paced,” […]

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Another successful year for Project Spooky

Christian Pothast has been donating Halloween costumes since he was 6 years old. He and his mother Christa Pothast recently donated 70 costumes to Mercy Housing properties in El Dorado Hills and Shingle Springs. Forty-eight costumes were given to kids at White Rock Village in El Dorado Hills and 22 costumes were handed out at Trailside […]

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My Turn: Déjà vu all over again

Back in the 1980s, when I lived in Crown Village, we learned that apartments were planned for the southwest corner of Francisco Drive and El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Having seen the influx of apartments in Cameron Park, many of us in El Dorado Hills did not want that to happen here. A successful grassroots effort […]

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Floating pump ensures water access

Earlier this year El Dorado Irrigation District installed a temporary emergency floating pump barge in Folsom Lake that will ensure access to drinking water supplies should the reservoir’s water level drop below existing intake levels. The District contracted with Pac Machine Company, Inc. of Sacramento for the rental of the barge for up to three months […]

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Vehicles shine at Niello Concours

From humble beginnings, the Niello Concours has grown up and features plenty of everything — pre-war classics from Packard, Lincoln and Cadillac, half a dozen or so 1950s and ’60s muscle cars, more than two dozen Ferraris from a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE to a 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta and more than a dozen De […]

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