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Gardner’s Gardner a gorgeous, unforgettable roadster

By Mitchell and Larry Weitzman Everyone has dreams. For Barney Gardner of El Dorado Hills, it was to restore and show a car bearing his name at the most prestigious car exhibit in North America, The Pebble Beach Concours D’elegance. A car guy through and through since he “was 3,” Gardner and his wife Sara […]

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My Turn: Sustainable paths

Milestones are meant to be marked and remembered. One hard-won milestone — 25 years in the making — occurred on Aug. 2 when the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the El Dorado Irrigation District entered into a Warren Act contract to allow EID to take 17,000 acre-feet per year of our Project 184 supplies from Folsom […]

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Fire season’s not over yet

Late summer and early fall tend to be the hottest and driest months for us here in the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills. Five out of the top 20 most-damaging California wildfires have occurred in the month of September. Therefore, we are nowhere close to the end of peak fire activity. This is why I would like […]

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Taekwondo team scores 17 medals

RICHMOND, VA. — The El Dorado Hills Taekwondo Center’s National Competition Team traveled 2,700 miles to Richmond, Virginia to compete with more than 5,000 other athletes for the coveted USAT National Championship medals. The 8-member team earned a total of 17 medals with five athletes earning qualifications for the U.S. National Team Trials in Colorado Springs and […]

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Petty Theft jams like the Heartbreakers

Petty Theft, made up of six professional Bay Area musicians, will be delivering Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ songs at El Dorado Hills Town Center’s free Live on the Boulevard summer concert series on Thursday, Sept. 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The group will perform everything from revered classics to current hits true to the originals and […]

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My Turn: Balancing the El Dorado County budget

There are not very many opportunities for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to easily add to the revenue side of the balance sheet without adding additional expenditures. The board has made a major commitment to obligate the residents of El Dorado County to a $2.6 million per year bond payment for the next 40 years […]

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Two-in-one tribute goes Live on the Boulevard

Forejour will be recreating, with stunning accuracy, the music of two beloved multi-platinum mega-bands of the ’80s, Foreigner and Journey, at El Dorado Hills Town Center’s free Live on the Boulevard summer concert series this Thursday, Aug. 25 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Take a trip back in time, or experience the music of the ’80s today, as […]

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