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Grow for it! Autumn MORE

As the days grow shorter and nights longer, the garden needs different attention for the autumn season and to prepare it for winter. Clean up under trees and shrubs and in flowering beds to reduce the risk of future diseases, weeds and pests and apply organic mulch to protect roots. Remove all spent plant parts […]

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Oak Ridge claims North I section title

FAIR OAKS — A week after winning its league championship, the Oak Ridge girls golf team followed up with an impressive first-place showing at Monday’s Division I North Divisional Tournament at the North Ridge Country Club. Paced by Emma Sand’s team-low score of 81 (18 holes, par 72), tied for sixth best, the Lady Trojans […]

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Hands4Hope ball an out-of-this-world success

Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference’s fifth annual Benefit Dinner and Costume Ball, dedicated to supporting the nonprofit’s youth development program and numerous outreach activities, brought together aliens, Jedi and other zany characters at Lakehills Covenant Church earlier this month. The generosity of attendees was, like the theme, out of this world. The live and […]

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Highway 50 lane closures announced for EDH

Beginning Tuesday night, Oct. 28, the Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will be implementing full one-directional closures of Highway 50. The closures will facilitate the needed falsework operations for the Silva Valley overcrossing. Westbound closures beginning on Oct. 28 include: • Westbound lanes from Bass Lake Road to El Dorado Hills Boulevard will […]

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Unintended consequences

There are three complicated growth measures, M, N and O on the Nov. 4 ballot; each would amend the El Dorado County General Plan. State planning law requires every county to adopt and maintain a blueprint for development throughout the county: a general plan. This general plan is the county’s basic planning document and is […]

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Senior news: October 2014

Many to thank for Oktoberfest It takes lots of volunteers to pull off a party with more than 200 people in attendance! The Senior’s Oktoberfest Luncheon was just a fantastic event. The Senior Center’s Senior Council works very hard to put on these events for us. Thanks to those of you who worked in the kitchen, […]

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Women’s fund celebrates another successful year

By Jamie Hartshorn El Dorado County “has plenty of positive news to share” when it comes to charitable giving, noted philanthropist and publisher Winnie Comstock-Carlson told a sold-out audience at the recent Women’s Fund El Dorado’s annual celebration dinner. The festive event at David Girard Vineyards in Placerville was attended by nearly 300 women and […]

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