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Discover the liquid gold in El Dorado County

Thousands of visitors from all over the world will be visiting El Dorado County this week to participate in the World Gold Panning Championships and to attend the California State Gem and Mineral Show in Placerville. Both events will take place at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. “Come join the fun and […]

No Comment / September 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Austrian architect shapes El Dorado Hills’ future

Victor Gruen

El Dorado Hills was conceived by Sacramento developer Alan Lindsey in the late 1950s. Highway 50 was in the works. The Cold War was raging. Local aerospace firms were expanding. Lindsey saw the rolling hills as a perfect place for those engineers and their families. He acquired roughly 11,000 acres of ranch land and arranged […]

No Comment / August 31, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

My Turn: Balancing the El Dorado County budget

There are not very many opportunities for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to easily add to the revenue side of the balance sheet without adding additional expenditures. The board has made a major commitment to obligate the residents of El Dorado County to a $2.6 million per year bond payment for the next 40 years […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Quilts crafted to commemorate the beauty of El Dorado County

Inger Carlton Blood "Providence"

El Dorado Arts Council (EDAC), in collaboration with the Gold Bug Quilters of El Dorado County, presents Patchwork Sierra, a quilt exhibition crafted to commemorate the beauty and history of the region. The exhibition runs through Monday, Sept. 26. The Patchwork Sierra exhibition will be part of the Gold Week activities celebrating the World Gold […]

Comments Off / August 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado Hills All Stars host Woodcreek

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Comments Off / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils host Folsom Sea Otters

Mason Buehler swims the breaststroke in the boy's 11/12s race Saturday. See Taz high-point earners on page A-6. Photo by Eric Boucher

Comments Off / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

EL Dorado Hills 10/11s win it all

RANCHO MURIETA — El Dorado Hills Little League’s 10/11 year-old all-star team capped off an incredible District 54 tournament run in the same way it had done from the opening rounds of action, defeating Woodcreek 12-2 Thursday night and following up with a 10-3 victory over Folsom National in the championship game Saturday at Stonehouse […]

Comments Off / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »



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