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Norm Rowett remembered as tireless volunteer, gifted mediator

If there ever was a Mr. El Dorado Hills, it was Norm Rowett. The steadfast community volunteer died Oct. 17 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 78. Since he moved to El Dorado Hills in 1977, Rowett was committed to his town’s betterment and he spearheaded what would become pivotal undertakings in its […]

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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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A good sign: Veterans Memorial Park in new phase

About 50 people gathered at Promontory Park Saturday morning to unveil a sign at the Veterans Memorial Park’s future site. The sign features the park’s plan — a 100-year journey through American conflicts that have shaped our nation. Before the unveiling, guests were called to action; it’s time to raise the funds, about $2 million, to turn […]

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EDH haunted house thrills for a good cause

What does a lady do when she has the best Halloween decorations on the block? Create a haunted house, of course. Since 2003 El Dorado Hills resident and Halloween lover Angie Weckworth has upped the ante of fright each year for visitors to her Serrano home, which she transforms into the Pandemonium House of Nightmares. “We […]

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Overcrossing dedicated to fallen Marine

With the recent installation of the Sky Mote overcrossing sign at Fair Lane and eastbound Highway 50, a two-year project of the Placerville Friends of the Veterans Monument was at last realized. Staff Sgt. Mote was killed in Afghanistan in August 2012. Mote was awarded the most prestigious honors of the Navy Cross, Purple Heart, […]

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Pink carts make their way to Cameron Park, El Dorado Hills customers

Together we can help kick cancer to the curb. El Dorado Disposal proudly promotes 35-gallon pink carts for residential trash service. The company is working in partnership with American Cancer Society to build awareness and funding to fight a disease that affects one in eight women in their lifetime, and to honor the many wives, mothers, sisters, daughters and […]

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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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