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‘Flushable’ wipes clog pipes

Toilet paper dissolves in a matter of seconds once it gets flushed. Sanitary wipes are a different story. The truth is, sanitary wipes that are often labeled as “flushable” are anything but. Items like baby wipes, disinfectant cleaning wipes, sanitary hand wipes and the like contain oils and lotions and do not break down like […]

No Comment / November 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Art, wine, music and books … what more could you ask for?

El Dorado Hills Library volunteers are breaking all the rules for one night. Guests at the first A Night at the Library fundraiser can ignore those “no food or drink in the library” signs and won’t hear a “shhh” from anyone behind the check-out counter. The El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library event on […]

No Comment / November 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »

Hometown hero: Frank Pacholl

Army Pvt. Frank T. Pacholl has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic […]

No Comment / October 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Granite Bay teen thwarts apparent burglar

A 14-year-old girl was instrumental in catching a reportedly man attempting to burglarize her home Oct. 23. Placer County deputies responded to the Granite Bay home on Barton Road after the girl called her mother and told her a man was trying to break in, according to a sheriff’s press release. The mother called 911 […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Don’t forget your CC&Rs

More than 20 percent of exterior home projects aren’t reviewed or approved by the El Dorado Hills Community Service District’s Design Review Committee so they group’s kicking off a “Did You Know” campaign to spread the message — it’s worth it to follow procedure. “Basically anything that would impact the exterior of your home and […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes shrink Wilson Estates project

El Dorado County Supervisors overrode their planning commission’s recommendations regarding a residential property development known as the Wilson Estates off of Green Valley Road in El Dorado Hills. In a nearly five-hour session Tuesday afternoon and evening, the board voted 4-0 to “conceptually deny” the developer’s request for rezoning of the 28-acre Wilson property. District […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Group petitions for new EDH charter school

They have a site, a plan and plenty of passion, yet a group of parents and educators wait to hear whether the Buckeye Union School District will welcome their petition to create a new charter Montessori school. Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills offered to house the first through eighth-grade school to be named […]

3 Comments / October 21, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »