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Book publisher to speak at the library

Calling all book lovers, writers, and dreamers: Have you ever wondered how to get a book published? What are book publishers looking for in a manuscript? On Saturday, April 14, at 1 p..m special guest Ted Savas from Savas Beatie LLC will talk about the secret world of book publishing at the El Dorado County Library, […]

No Comment / March 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

State approves funding for county first-time homebuyers

With mortgage interest rates less than 5 percent and housing prices at record lows, local first-time house hunters with modest family incomes may benefit from El Dorado County’s First-Time Homebuyer Loan Program. The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Housing Program has received approval for $800,000 from the State’s Home Investment Partnerships Program […]

No Comment / March 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID by the Numbers: Capital Spending and Labor Costs

This is part two of EID by the numbers: Spending. This section examines labor costs and capital spending. EID critics Greg Prada and Jon Jakowatz contend that salaries and benefits are a large reason El Dorado Irrigation District overhead remains high despite downsizing in 2008 and 2010 that reduced overall headcount from a 2007 peak […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID by the Numbers: Spending

This is part one of a two-part series on EID spending. Part one explores debt service and the operations budget. Part two will examine benefits and capital spending. The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors will hear public comment on four more years of proposed rate increases on March 26, immediately following a 6 […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Town Center hosts Spring Fling

Spring has sprung in El Dorado Hills, and on Saturday, March 31, the Spring Fling extravaganza at El Dorado Hills Town Center is the perfect place for locals to ring in the new season. The family friendly festivities will be held in the heart of Town Center, and will have children 12 and under eggs-static as they […]

No Comment / March 18, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Where was your childhood park?

 

No Comment / March 18, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Are you getting spring fever?

Herb Weiss, El Dorado Hills: “I get summer fever. I can’t wait for the pool to open. For now, I lay out in my yard on nice days. I know it’s not good for you but I love it. Bring on the sun!” Madelyn Duke, El Dorado Hills: “Yes. I just feel like getting out in the yard and start […]

No Comment / March 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »