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No one does it like Lucy

THE OFFICIAL "LUCY" waves to her fans during the Lucy Fest parade. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

JAMESTOWN, NY — Not much happens in Jamestown anymore. Empty storefronts and a boarded-up train station tell the story of a city long-passed its prime. But in early August the community came to life with red-headed fury as thousands gathered to celebrate Lucille Ball’s 100th Birthday. “I Love Lucy” still reaches millions of television viewers […]

2 Comments / August 10, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Board limits changes to supervisors’ districts

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved the “Knight Nutting Alternative” redistricting map on Monday morning, sending it back to county Surveyor Rich Briner to be boiled down to the parcel level. It contained minor changes from the “Final Preview Map” Briner proposed on July 19, and returns to the board on Aug. 23, with […]

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A new doc in town

Dr. Steve Uzelac

Marshall Medical Center, headquartered in Placerville, recently announced the addition of Steven Uzelac, MD, to its family & internal medicine office in Cameron Park. Uzelac is a board certified family medicine physician whose scope includes caring for patients of all ages. He joins Marshall after most recently serving as a staff physician at a community […]

1 Comment / August 09, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Habitat for Humanity hosts Hoe Down

EL DORADO — El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity will hold its second annual Hoe Down event at Burke Junction in Cameron Park on Aug. 20. Admission to the Hoe Down for Habitat is free and provides many activities for kids including train rides, magicians and an Old Wild West Gun Fight. The event will […]

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Crib notes: If only we could bottle them up

Julie Samrick

The new school year marks parenting milestones for many of us. Some may be preparing for a quieter house once their teen heads off to college, while others may still be in the thick of it all. There are the transitions to middle school, high school and in our house we have a kindergartener. But […]

No Comment / August 08, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

People Talk: What’s great about America?

Asked of Japanese sister city youth exchange students at the Grace Foundation by Mike Roberts. Yoshifumi Aki, 14, Warabi, Japan “America is free. We have to pay to drive on the highway. It’s free here.” Rin Ogata, 13, Warabi, Japan “€œEverybody is so friendly here. When they get together they say hello and thank you.” […]

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Serrano wins $1.7 million of bond overage

A long running dispute between Serrano Associates and the El Dorado County over Mello-Roos surpluses ended last week with the board crediting Serrano roughly $1.85 million, but avoiding a large cash payout. The parties agreed to an amendment to the governing indenture and a settlement of past claims that pays Serrano $233,546 in cash, $1,207,228 […]

No Comment / August 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »