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Sample ballot pamphlets on the way

El Dorado County registered voters should start checking their mailboxes for the June 5 Consolidated Presidential Primary Election Sample Ballot Pamphlet. More than 36,000 pamphlets were recently mailed to polling place voters. The sample ballot pamphlet provides voters with important information about items to be voted on this election. In addition, the voter’s polling place location is printed […]

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Run It Forward

Think cheerleaders are airheads, or soccer moms don’t think outside the universe of their school district? You haven’t met former Oakland Raiderette Erika Small, who envisioned Run It Forward, a grand “pay it forward” to benefit underprivileged kids in the nation’s heartland. “People talk … they complain about the economy, their school systems, lost opportunities […]

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Hometown Hero: Trisha Gallaway

Trisha A. Gallaway has been named the 2011 Air Mobility Command Public Affairs Outstanding Communication Tactical Level Civilian of the Year. Selection was based on the individual’s exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, teamwork, significant self-improvement, personal achievements, notable accomplishments, and community service and support. Gallaway is a public affairs specialist assigned to the […]

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Marina Village fundraiser exceeds goal

The students of Marina Village Middle School will be the recipients of a brand shiny new computer lab and more. The first golf tournament, dinner and auction raised more than $30,000, smashing the $20,000 goal. Marina Village staff would like to thank all of the people in the community who worked to put on the […]

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EDH teen honored for life-saving skills

Civil Air Patrol Cadet Evan Yanagihara, 17, received an award for saving the life of his friend and fellow cadet, Anthony Smith, at a meeting of a local squadron of CAP on April 26. Both teens are El Dorado Hills residents. The award was for a life threatening event that happened on July 28 of last […]

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Locals raise funds for cruise victims

Local dignitaries and residents gathered in northern El Dorado Hills Saturday night to support International Cruise Victims, a non-profit that represents victims of crime on cruise ships and their families. About 100 people enjoyed wine, hors d’œuvres, great music and a silent auction at the fundraiser held at Mercy and Robert Di Paolo’s home and organized […]

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May is Water Awareness Month — earn your Blue Thumb!

You can earn your Blue Thumb by using water efficiently in your landscape and taking the “Blue Thumb Pledge” at BeWaterSmart.info. It is fast and simple and by taking the pledge you can earn a free pair of “Blue Thumb” garden gloves. The measures include pledging to: 1.  Quickly repair leaks and broken sprinkler heads; 2.  […]

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