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Tea Party groups irate over IRS harassment

The Tea Party Patriots, the nation’s largest tea party organization, rejected the apology by the IRS for targeting tax-exempt groups for further review during the 2012 election cycle and demanded the immediate resignations of all of those involved in the deliberate harassment of Tea Party Patriots and similar groups. News reports indicated that Lois Lerner, […]

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Celebrate Older American’s Month and the joys of aging

Every year since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements. It is a proud tradition that shows are nation’s commitment to honor the value that elders continue to contribute to our communities. This year’s Older American’s month theme — “Unleash […]

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Burning safely is your responsibility

CAMINO — In 2012 the No. 1 cause of wildland fires Cal Fire personnel responded to was escaped residential debris burn piles. Too often people become lackadaisical about their residential door yard burn piles; they have done it for years, sometimes even decades, and may not take all the necessary precautions that we should. If […]

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Estimating transit demand is tricky business

The El Dorado County Transportation Commission recently unveiled a comprehensive assessment of public transportation alternatives and costs in El Dorado Hills, and took an analytical approach to the murky task of estimating transit demand. The study, conducted by LSC Transportation Consultants in Tahoe City, used data from the American Community Survey, which is part of […]

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Daily bus service unlikely in El Dorado Hills

El Dorado Hills is the largest foothill community along the Highway 50 corridor, and the only one without local fixed-route bus service. Would El Dorado Hills residents use local bus service if it were available? A recent study suggests that a flexible, well-planned route in the north-south core of El Dorado Hills on weekdays would […]

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Thomas back in jail

Brandi Morgan Thomas

The drunk driver who struck two women on El Dorado Hills Boulevard in 2008 is in an El Dorado County jail after nearly two years on the run. Using Masterqueue technology from the El Dorado Hills-based Intellaegis, district attorney investigators were able to track Brandi Morgan Thomas to Florida and Tennessee, with an endpoint in Michigan […]

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Festival guests tour the world

The Philippines were represented by Tony Varela, Mary Anne Lee, Charles Boquiron, Alyanna Lee, Cheyrl Alega, Roman Felipe, Marcele Felipe, Alyxxa Lee, Gabrielle Cazeres and Emma Bernalvez, left to right. Photo by Julie Samrick

Families visited Blue Oak Elementary’s gym last Friday night to learn about — and taste the foods from — 13 countries represented at Buckeye Union School District’s third annual International Festival. Passports were given to all children upon entry. A visit to each of the countries’ exhibits (Afghanistan, Austria, France, Germany, India, Jordan, Mexico, Philippines, […]

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