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Saying good-bye to a Clarksville treasure

El Dorado Hills lost a pioneer on Oct. 3 when Madeleine Petersen Mosely died peacefully in her home. Madeleine’s unique connection to El Dorado Hills — a place she never lived — is through the hardscrabble ranch hamlet Clarksville, which provided basic roadside amenities for travelers between Sacramento and Placerville from the Gold Rush into the 1960s. Now […]

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District 1 supervisor candidate John Hidahl touts history of leadership

“A natural fit” is how John Hidahl described his decision to run for District 1 supervisor in El Dorado County. After a long history of volunteering in the community, the recently retired aerospace engineer said it’s time to focus full-time on the district he’s called home since 1978, when he and his wife Eileen moved […]

Comments Off on District 1 supervisor candidate John Hidahl touts history of leadership / October 12, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

District 1 supervisor candidate Beth Gaines cites connections, aims to grow local business

“The government shouldn’t be telling us how to run our businesses or how to raise our families,” District 1 supervisor candidate Beth Gaines said about her political positions and why as current Republican assemblywoman for District 6, which encompasses parts of El Dorado, Placer and Sacramento counties, she ran for elected office in the first […]

11 Comments / October 12, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EID Division 5 candidate Alan Day has unfinished business

Running for a second term on the El Dorado Irrigation District board is businessman Alan Day who said there’s still unfinished business to be addressed. “Some good things have happened at EID but we still have a long way to go as far as getting our financial house in order,” he said. “That’s my primary motivation […]

Comments Off on EID Division 5 candidate Alan Day has unfinished business / October 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EID Division 5 candidate Charles Smith wants to protect our water

Running for the first time to be a board member on the El Dorado Irrigation District, Division 5, is El Dorado Hills resident Charles (Chuck) Smith. A retired business executive, Smith said he is running because he loves living in this county and wants to give something back. “This is a wonderful place to live,” Smith […]

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Rain can’t dampen great Concours

With the threat of rain, which did eventually fall, the Niello Concours was bigger and better than ever with fabulous cars and some great motorcycles and scooters, including a rare 1960s Lambretta. Well over 175 classic, sports, muscle cars and motorcycles graced the green at the Serrano Visitors Center in El Dorado Hills on Oct. 9. […]

Comments Off on Rain can’t dampen great Concours / October 10, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Grants open to nonprofits serving El Dorado Hills

The hallmark of the El Dorado Community Foundation is effective, knowledgeable granting. In order to better fulfill that mission and benefit the residents of El Dorado Hills, the foundation created the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund and gathered a group of El Dorado Hills residents to create the El Dorado Hills Cabinet, which acts as the eyes and […]

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