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Local barber’s life cut short

Vernon Brogdon

Lori Reed has put her father’s El Dorado Hills barber shop up for sale, three weeks after Vernon Brogdon unexpectedly died. Brogdon, 66, owned and operated The Village Squire Barber Shop in The Village at the corner of Green Valley Road and Francisco Drive. For more than 17 years he cut his neighbors’ and friends’ […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom celebrates Chanukah; everyone invited

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Folsom embraces the true spirit of freedom and the holiday season with the fourth annual Chanukah Wonderland. Held at Folsom’s Historic Sutter Street, the community is invited to share in the Chanukah celebration that culminates in the lighting of the 8-foot Menorah. The celebration will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. menorah […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in News | Read More »

Experience ‘Wild Nights & Holiday Lights’ at Folsom Zoo

Many thousands of colorful, environmentally friendly LED lights provide a beautiful backdrop for a unique family experience this holiday season at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary. Wild Nights & Holidays Lights kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec.2, at the Zoo Sanctuary. Animal exhibits and pedestrian walkways will be ablaze with holiday lights. Visitors will […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Birthday boys!

El Dorado Hills resident Mark Spero painted the rock for his two sons Thursday — Ryan, who turned 6 on Nov. 18 and Jackson turns 4 on Nov. 21. Photo by Mark Spero

No Comment / November 18, 2010 | Posted in News | Read More »

CHP dishing out a Thanksgiving crackdown

SACRAMENTO – It’s the time of year for turkey, all of the trimmings, desserts and celebrating with loved ones and friends. In keeping with its mission of saving lives, the California Highway Patrol reminds motorists the Thanksgiving holiday is also a maximum enforcement period. The CHP’s holiday enforcement effort begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24 and continues through […]

No Comment / November 18, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

How do you cook your Thanksgiving turkey?

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Photos by Diane Orciuoli

No Comment / November 18, 2010 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Volunteers workin’ on the railroad

Volunteers unload each carload of rocks into the gully in about 15 minutes. They then laid a 10-foot line of rocks in the gully. The rocks will prevent rushing water from cutting into the rail bed during heavy rain storms. Crew members, from left to right, are Bill Wilde, 47, Shingle Springs; Alex Wilde, 22, Cameron Park; Hank Stiles, Fairmount speeder operator, 62, Rancho Cordova; Keith Berry, EDWRF president and project manager, 62, El Dorado; and Jacob Karoly, 19, Diamond Springs. Photo by Steven Karoly

PLACERVILLE — Fifteen volunteers from two railway organizations recently joined forces to clear several tons of rock and dirt from the Tunnel No. 1 cut on the historic Placerville Branch rail line. In an era of austere government budgets, crews from the El Dorado Western Railway Foundation (EDWRF) and the Folsom, El Dorado and Sacramento […]

No Comment / November 18, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »