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Marshall’s cancer program retains accreditation

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted three-year accreditation with commendation to the cancer program at Marshall Medical Center. This marks the third re-accreditation of the program by the commission. A facility receives a three-year accreditation with commendation following the on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor during which the facility demonstrates a […]

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‘Train stops here’ for Bosnian family who escaped war

Crepes in Cameron Park? You bet. Alma Zildzo and daughter Mihra Maslic own and operate Crepe Town, a  European-style cafe in Burke's Junction. Their family fled Bosnia in 1992, narrowly escaping the ethnic cleansing which accompanied the breakup of Yugoslavia. Cameron Park Life photo by Mike Roberts

Cameron Park’s new creperia, Crepe Town Café, perched behind the gazebo in Burke Junction is quickly gaining a reputation for delicious European café fare. Owner Alma Zildzo and her daughter Mirha Maslic can also serve up some abject lessons in recent European history. They fled from their native Bosnia at the onset of the Bosnian […]

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Vision Coalition addresses pedestrian safety

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition received a $5,000 grant from California Department of Public Health and California Office of Traffic Safety to address the problem of pedestrian safety in El Dorado Hills. Every hour one pedestrian is injured or killed in California. Pedestrians accounted for nearly one out of five deaths in traffic collisions […]

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Are you smarter than a 4th Grader?

The Jackson Elementary and Marina Village Middle School's team of fifth- and sixth-grader is going to the Nature Bowl State Finals at California State University, Sacramento, on May 5. The sudents are: Grace Cronin, Hailey Klaff, Brenden Groess, Sydney Oberg, Rachel Davis, Jordan Allen, Joseph Delessi Nathan Klaff, Archita Bhattacharya, Margaret Asperheim, Seth Ranaweera and Bryce Groess. Courtesy photo

COLOMA — Christina Gomez holds two bags in her hands and asks, “Paper or Plastic?” She tosses them both to the ground and confidently answers her own question, “Neither.” nstead, she suggests her audience skip the grocery store and consider participating in a community garden. “It’s fresher, has no pesticides, and you can grow it […]

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ORHS student heads to national Poetry Out Loud final

Corbin Gomez is all smiles after his win at the California Poetry Out Loud contest. Photo by Brian Baer/California Arts Council 2012

Corbin Gomez, a senior at Oak Ridge in El Dorado County, took first place in the 2012 California state finals of Poetry Out Loud. Mohammad Shehata, a senior at Clovis West High School in Fresno County, was the first runner-up and will represent California in the national finals if Gomez is unable to attend. Jonathon […]

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Lawyer jumps into Assembly race

Anthony Pugno

SACRAMENTO — Small business owner Andy Pugno announced his candidacy for State Assembly, District 6, saying that his real-world experience owning and operating a small business, combined with his proven record of effective leadership, makes him the right choice for voters who want to get California back on track. “The 6th Assembly District is one […]

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EDH Crime Watch: March 22-28

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriffs reports: Through the window March 22: A thief opened a Valley View Parkway home’s window and stole a laptop sitting on a table by the window. No smoking March 23: Deputies reportedly found a 13-year-old girl in possession of smoking paraphernalia on Windplay Drive. She […]

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