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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 […]

1 Comment / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / October 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

District 1 supervisor candidate Beth Gaines cites connections, aims to grow local business

Beth Gaines

“The government shouldn’t be telling us how to run our businesses or how to raise our families,” District 1 supervisor candidate Beth Gaines said about her political positions and why as current Republican assemblywoman for District 6, which encompasses parts of El Dorado, Placer and Sacramento counties, she ran for elected office in the first […]

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

Troy x-country at Clovis Invite

FRESNO — The Oak Ridge High School varsity girls team and the varsity boys team competed well at 38th Annual Clovis Invitational at Woodward Park in Fresno last weekend. Teams throughout the state competed in this invitational which is held on the 5 kilometer (3.1 miles) state meet course. The girls had 31 full (5-7 […]

No Comment / October 10, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Presenter to talk about Yosemite painters and photographers

Sierra Renaissance Society News release Gary Noy is the speaker at the Sierra Renaissance Society’s next meeting on Friday, Oct. 21. To recognize the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service, Noy will tell tales of six 19th century painters and photographers who popularized Yosemite Valley in an illustrated lecture. The presentation, […]

No Comment / October 09, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Senior center thriving 10 years later

Artists Elaine Wallin, right, and Jimmie Grann, center, add details to a design by Bonnie Williams during the Gilmore Senior Center 10th birthday celebration. The artists welcomed public participation in adding color to both canvases which will be on display at the senior center upon completion. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The Gilmore Senior Center in El Dorado Hills celebrated 10 years of service to the community at a special birthday party last Friday afternoon, including an open house, activities and, of course, birthday cake. Invited speakers included District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco and El Dorado Hills Community Services Directors Wayne Lowery and Allan Priest. Since 2006, […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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