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Saying good-bye to a Clarksville treasure

Madeleine Petersen Mosely, seen here in Clarksville in 2008, grew up in the Gold Rush community on the south side of El Dorado Hills. Photo by Mike Roberts

El Dorado Hills lost a pioneer on Oct. 3 when Madeleine Petersen Mosely died peacefully in her home. Madeleine’s unique connection to El Dorado Hills — a place she never lived — is through the hardscrabble ranch hamlet Clarksville, which provided basic roadside amenities for travelers between Sacramento and Placerville from the Gold Rush into the 1960s. Now […]

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EDH Fire Board candidate: Ron Mikulaco

El Dorado County’s current District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco is running for one of two open seats on the five-person El Dorado Hills Fire Board. According to Mikulaco, his experience as a supervisor and serving on various boards and commissions over the years has given him insight into how things work and how things get […]

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EDH Fire Board candidate: Dallas Springs

“A fire board director needs to understand not just fire needs, but the entire emergency response, whether it’s EMT, ambulance or fire,” said Dallas Springs, an El Dorado Hills resident for 20 years and father of 16-year-old twins. Originally from Texas, Springs and his wife were both in the medical profession when they met. After […]

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EDH Fire Board candidate: Jim Hartley

An El Dorado Hills Fire Board director for the past 16 years, Jim Hartley is looking to hold his seat. A 37-year resident of El Dorado Hills, Hartley built his house in 1979, where he and his wife raised a daughter. His fire service career started at 16 years old as a volunteer in the West […]

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EDH Fire Board candidate: John Giraudo

“I always wanted to give back to the community after I retired,” John Giraudo, an El Dorado Hills resident since 2006 and retired firefighter who worked for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District for 30 years, said of his reason to run for a seat on the El Dorado Hills Fire Board. During his career Giraudo […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 6-12

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 6 7 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Casina Place. 8:24 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Bailey Court. 9:30 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on San Marino Court. 4:49 p.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Barranca Drive. Oct. 7 9:37 a.m. A […]

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District 1 supervisor candidate John Hidahl touts history of leadership

John Hidahl

“A natural fit” is how John Hidahl described his decision to run for District 1 supervisor in El Dorado County. After a long history of volunteering in the community, the recently retired aerospace engineer said it’s time to focus full-time on the district he’s called home since 1978, when he and his wife Eileen moved […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »