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Serrano election pits homeowners against developer

At last year’s Serrano Owners Association meet the candidates forum the number of attendees could be counted on one hand. Last week, approximately 150 residents packed the El Dorado Hills Library’s meeting room for the same event. This year’s election will fill three open seats on a five-person board and marks the first time none of the candidates is a […]

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Handcar and quadripede racers ready to get pumping

From the left Tommy Hann, 4-year-old Kaiden Hann, Dan Stefani and Will Scott, all of Folsom, ride a handcar during last year's derby in Folsom. File photo

The 24th running of the Folsom Handcar Derby is set to take place May 2 & 3 on the tracks in front of Broadstone Marketplace on East Bidwell Street in Folsom. This year’s event will kick off on Saturday with a day of practice and qualifying for all the teams competing in the handcar and […]

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Student of the Month

Student of the Month Ian Bist is surrounded by fans. From left to right: Buckeye Union School District Superintendent David Roth, teacher Amber Ross, Silva Valley Elementary Principal Kathy Holliman, proud mom Stephanie Bist, teacher Rande Panico, grandma Trish Bist and cousin Michael Carey. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Silva Valley Elementary student Ian Bist’s “can-do” attitude was celebrated at last week’s Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting where the fifth-grader received the Student of the Month award. Ian’s teachers, family and Rotarians applauded the 10-year-old’s determination and accomplishments. “This child here is just amazing,” said Principal Kathy Holliman. “We are so proud of […]

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Tahoe boat inspection stations opening

LAKE TAHOE — Roadside stations for inspections and decontaminations of motorized boats and watercraft are officially opening for the 2015 boating season. Locations, hours of operation and opening dates are as follows: Opening Thursday, May 1, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., seven days a week Meyers: at the junction of US 50 and Highway 89 Spooner Summit: at […]

Comments Off / April 26, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County shuttle keeps seniors moving

The El Dorado County Senior Shuttle, which offers residents ages 60 and older a convenient ride for shopping and scheduled special outings, recently announced that it has added several locations to its route. “The shuttle now routinely makes weekly trips within Placerville and Cameron Park,” said Star Walker, program supervisor for El Dorado County Senior […]

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EDH Crime Watch: April 16-21

The following information comes from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Wallet stolen April 16: A thief forced entry into a vehicle parked on Stanford Lane and stole a wallet left inside. Targeted April 16: An Appian Way resident reported that someone shot BBs at the house. Young offender April 16: Deputies cited a 12-year-old boy […]

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Windmill takes the Camellia Cup

Leading the Camellia Cup on Folsom Lake, Dave Neilsen sails his Windmill dinghy (5150) ahead of two Santana 20s from Oregon. He went on to win Sunday's race. Photo by Ryan Anne Polli

A Roseville man rode a Windmill on Folsom Lake to win the 49th Camellia Cup Regatta on Sunday, April 19. Dave Nielsen, 62, rode his Windmill class, two-person, 15.5-foot sailboat, Sea Alice, to beat 60 boats and win the Folsom Lake Yacht Club’s 49th Camellia Cup Regatta. It was Neilsen’s first Camellia Cup championship and […]

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