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Cancer a life-changer for local orthodontist

Orthodontist Jeffrey Kwong. Courtesy photo

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month El Dorado Hills orthodontist Jeffrey Kwong will give free braces to a deserving person in the greater community impacted by cancer, something that Kwong said is deeply personal. When he was 12 years old Kwong’s parents announced to him and his younger sister that their mother had breast cancer. […]

Comments Off / October 25, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire Board candidate: Ron Mikulaco

El Dorado County’s current District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco is running for one of two open seats on the five-person El Dorado Hills Fire Board. According to Mikulaco, his experience as a supervisor and serving on various boards and commissions over the years has given him insight into how things work and how things get […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire Board candidate: Dallas Springs

“A fire board director needs to understand not just fire needs, but the entire emergency response, whether it’s EMT, ambulance or fire,” said Dallas Springs, an El Dorado Hills resident for 20 years and father of 16-year-old twins. Originally from Texas, Springs and his wife were both in the medical profession when they met. After […]

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EDH Fire Board candidate: Jim Hartley

An El Dorado Hills Fire Board director for the past 16 years, Jim Hartley is looking to hold his seat. A 37-year resident of El Dorado Hills, Hartley built his house in 1979, where he and his wife raised a daughter. His fire service career started at 16 years old as a volunteer in the West […]

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EDH Fire Board candidate: John Giraudo

“I always wanted to give back to the community after I retired,” John Giraudo, an El Dorado Hills resident since 2006 and retired firefighter who worked for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District for 30 years, said of his reason to run for a seat on the El Dorado Hills Fire Board. During his career Giraudo […]

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EDHCSD candidate: Ben Paulsen

El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors candidate Benjamin Paulsen said he’s proud to be the only candidate raising young children in town. “I am the only candidate who is in the middle of the activities that the CSD puts together,” he said. “My kids are involved in CSD camps, CSD sports and spend […]

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EDHCSD candidate: Noelle Mattock

El Dorado Hills native Noelle Mattock said she is running for her third term on the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors because she thinks “there is more work to be done.” Mattock, 47, was in Oak Ridge High School’s third graduating class and said her commitment to El Dorado Hills “runs deep.” One […]

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