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New Safe Harbor deduction

Effective for tax years beginning in 2013, taxpayers can elect a simplified deduction for the business use of their home. The deduction is $5 per square foot with a maximum square footage of 300. Thus, the maximum deduction is $1,500 per year. Here are the details of this simplified method: Annual election – A taxpayer […]

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Club wrestlers show their talent at four tourneys

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Competitive Club Wrestlers competed all over California last weekend, woth grapperls at four tournaments in Lemoore, Orland, Folsom and Elk Grove. Folsom TOC Qualifier Brody Deatherage, 1st Dylan Fairchild, 1st Kade Roeder, 1st Zane Roeder, 4th Shaiden Carr, 1st Orland TOC Qualifier Jared Horstman, 1st Riley Lawellan, 4th Kaden West, 3rd |Jake Lawellen, […]

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Team Storm celebrates 2013 accomplishments

The El Dorado Hills U13 Girls Competitive team STORM took first place in the NOR CAL Soccer League 2013. Playing some very tough games this season, Team Storm was able to come out ahead with only one loss. The girls played hard, had fun and were very successful this season. Team Storm, coached by Mike Ulrich, Dave Likins and […]

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Priest, Buenzli, Mahlman All Metro 1st team

A combined 10 El Dorado County football players were named to the All Metro teams. Eight Oak Ridge and one player each from Golden Sierra and El Dorado were selected to the first, second and honorable mention teams. Three Oak Ridge gridders were named first team: wide receiver Justin Priest was selected on offense and […]

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JV squad continues winning streak

By Jami Frese  The Oak Ridge JV boys basketball team won the Trojan Toss-Up Tournament earlier this month in the new home gym. In the first round the JV Trojans defeated El Dorado High School, 70-25, on Jan. 2 in a fast-paced game where everyone saw the floor.  The next game against Ponderosa High School […]

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Bodacious Biking Babes give away bikes

Guided by their motto “Girls Geared to Give,” the Bodacious Biking Babes, a women’s cycling team based in El Dorado Hills, recently donated bicycles to foster and orphaned teen girls locally and around the world so the girls could have their own set of wheels to get to school or work. Through their fundraising efforts, […]

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What are your options for care?

By Liz Heape-Caldwell Mr. and Mrs. Markis live independently within their home. Recently, Mr. Markis was diagnosed with dementia. He is presenting behaviors that make it difficult for Mrs. Markis to handle his care alone. Currently Mrs. Markis is unable to leave him alone and therefore is not able to get out to the grocery […]

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