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EDH’s “unofficial” Christmas tree returns

For years El Doado Hills firefighters decorated the “unofficial” community Christmas tree at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. The sparkling tree at the corner of El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Lassen Lane brightened the major thoroughfare, spreading holiday joy to those driving, riding and walking by between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Unfortunately, several […]

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Locals appointed to state posts

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently announced the following appointments. Elaine Howle, 54, of El Dorado Hills has been appointed state auditor for the California State Auditor’s Office. Howle has served in multiple positions at the California State Auditor’s Office since 1993, including state auditor, deputy state auditor and principal auditor. She served as supervising […]

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Parker Development unveils new projects

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Projects include Marble Valley, Serrano Westside, Pedregal and Lime Rock Parker Development officials unveiled proposals for four large residential projects this week. If approved and built, the projects will further shape the community Bill Parker helped define, pumping more than $1 billion into the local economy, bringing jobs and providing rooftops local business owners say […]

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Witness the historic writing of a Torah

FOLSOM — The Torah, also known as The Old Testament/Five Books of Moses, is the most precious article in Jewish life. For the last five years, Chabad Community Center – Folsom has used torahs generously lent to it to conduct services. But on Nov. 18 that will begin to change. On that day Rabbi Yitzchok Raskin, […]

Comments Off / November 12, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,News | Read More »

Obama’s ground game in El Dorado Hills

“We did it” – Members of Foothills Moving Forward celebrate on election night. They made an estimated 10,000 calls to battleground states from their headquarters in the El Dorado Hills Business Park Tuesday, part of the Obama campaign’s sophisticated “ground game,” deftly executed by thousands of volunteers across the country. The local organization was led by Joni Remer, center-left, hands folded and mouth open. Other celebrants include Robin Carter at left, Lynn Hadjian, seated with mouth agape, Sam Phelan at far right and Daniel Stephenson, right front. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

In the days following last week’s election, pundits on both sides, including the respective campaign managers, cited the Obama campaign’s ground game strategy as a huge reason the president did so well in critical battleground states. The business end of that strategy was executed by a couple hundred enthusiastic volunteers in an El Dorado Hills […]

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The mandarins are ripening

Cool nights are just what the doctor orders for Placer County’s famous Owari Satsuma mandarin oranges to start turning color and developing the sweetness and intense flavor that foothills mandarins are known for — just in time for the 19th Annual Mountain Mandarin Festival in Auburn. According to Gary Gilligan, CEO of the Mountain Mandarin […]

Comments Off / November 08, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Rock out at Sac State auction

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but put a lot of stones together and you’ll gather a crowd of people. Sacramento State’s annual Geology Club Rock Auction is at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in the Alumni Center. More than 150 rock and mineral samples will be up for grabs, from small gemstones up to […]

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