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Alan Day wins EID seat

Alan Day

Alan Day, whom some opponents criticized as overly “rate-centric,” connected with approximately 3,200 other El Dorado Irrigation District ratepayers in the Nov. 8 election to win the post of director of EID Division 5. Incumbent Harry Norris received about 39 percent of the vote with 2,122. El Dorado County Elections Department Director Bill Schultz said […]

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Folsom veteran parade salutes newest generation of warriors

About 3,000 spectators are expected to line the streets at Folsom’s 11th annual Wayne Spence Veterans Parade, featuring marching bands and drill teams, Shriner mini cars, floats and flag waving veteran, scout and youth groups. The parade begins at 9 a.m. in front of the Home Goods store on East Bidwell Street and follows East Bidwell, […]

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Cameron Park bank robbed; suspect sought

A bank robber waves around a gun at Umpqua Bank in Cameron Park last week. Authorities think the same man robbed the same bank earlier this year.

CAMERON PARK — Authorities have turned to the public for help in apprehending the suspect in possibly two Cameron Park bank robberies. The Umpqua bank at 4011 Plaza Goldorado was robbed at gunpoint at 9:43 a.m. on Nov. 7. El Dorado County sheriff’s Lt. Bryan Golmitz confirmed for Mother Lode News that investigators are currently […]

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People Talk: What makes a championship team?

Asked of the Rolling Hills girls eighth-grade volleyball team, which recently won its second Foothill Athletic League championship.  

No Comment / November 07, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Veterans Day event

The Friends of the Veterans Monument will host the seventh annual Veterans Tribute in honor of the sacrifices and service of the men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States of America The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument, 360 […]

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Reflections of a Vietnam War veteran

Pete Schwieder joined the Army after high school.

By Pete Schwieder Special to Village Life  Each year at this time as Veterans Day approaches it seems as if I am forced to remember the time that I spent in Vietnam. My mind tells me to forget the lives taken in combat and the lives of my friends who killed as well. But, my […]

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New face, new energy at Town Center

Tony Mansour, left, and Kevin Nagel are creating a new partnership to ensure El Dorado Hills Town Center retains its charm and character. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

 Envision Pharmaceuticals CEO teams up with Mansour Tony Mansour is getting a little help from a friend. Envision Pharmaceuticals President and CEO Kevin Nagle will join Town Center management as partnerships that funded the retail project that defines “downtown” El Dorado Hills expire at year end. Nagle will assume a “consultative” role. The last time […]

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