Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Recorder gets opponent

With 5 p.m. Friday being the deadline for contestants to formally declare their candidacy, the number of incumbents facing challengers this year is increasing. The latest is Bill Schultz, El Dorado County Recorder-Clerk. He is no longer alone in the race; El Dorado Hills resident Chris Amaral has decided to also run for the position. […]

Briggs to run for treasurer

Adding his name to the list of those running for Treasurer-Tax Collector this year is El Dorado County Supervisor Ron Briggs, whose term on the Board of Supervisors expires at the end of this year. Briggs will face off against C.L. Raffety, CPA. In the District 5 Supervisor’s race, Michelle Sweeney of South Lake Tahoe initially […]

Threads of life weave hope

What: Threads of Life Quilt and Fine Art Auction Who: Marshall Medical Center’s Cancer Resource Center through the Marshall Foundation for Community Health Where: Shadowridge Ranch, 3700 Fort Jim Road in Placerville When: Saturday, Aug. 17 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost: Tickets are $25 per person and include wine tasting and light fare Information: 530-622-1121 There are angels among […]

Heard over the back fence: Pooch plunge Aug. 17

 John Chapman dropped off the following T-shirt statement: “I’m not arguing; I’m simply explaining why I’m right.” POOCH PLUNGE AT THE LAKE:
 The fifth annual Pooch Plunge takes place on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Cameroon Park Lake, beginning at 10 a.m. Dogs of all shapes and sizes can enjoy running, jumping, and swimming […]

Crime Log: May 25-28

May 25 11:18 a.m Unknown suspect(s) stole the 16-year-old female victim’s iPhone on Crestline Circle in El Dorado Hills. The victim requested a report for insurance purposes. 11:30 a.m. A daytime residential burglary was reported on Wilkinson Road in Cameron Park. 12:15 p.m. Unknown suspect(s) used a rock to break the back window of the […]

Taz Devils outpoint Sierra Sharks

EL DORADO HILLS — Winning 73 percent of Saturday’s swim action, the host El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils dominated the Sierra Sharks at the CSD pool by a final tally of 483-306. The Taz took first place in 45 of 61 individual events and 17 of 22 relays. The breakdown in scoring went 244-145 on […]

Cal Fire may change State Responsibility Area

Thousands of El Dorado County homeowners could get relief from the state Fire Prevention Fee if proposed changes to state responsibility area boundaries are approved by Cal Fire and the State Natural Resources Agency. If the new maps are fully signed off by July 1, 2013, the relief would begin in 2014. Proposed changes to […]

Big celebrity field slated for American Century Championship

Sports, entertainment superstars signed on SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Where else have you seen the likes of Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Aaron Rodgers, Tony Romo and Ray Romano in the same place? Nowhere but the American Century Championship. They’ll all be at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course this week for the 23rd American Century Championship. One […]

Folsom celebrates opening of Folsom Public Plaza

Just in time for the outdoor season on April 14, the city of Folsom celebrated the opening of the new urban park entertainment venue in Folsom’s historical district. Construction crews had worked through several days of heavy rains to complete the project. The public plaza and amphitheater are seen as an outdoor living room, where […]

State to leave narcotics task force

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Local law enforcement officials hope to maintain a more than two decades old drug task force at the South Shore following the elimination of state funding this summer. The South Lake El Dorado Narcotics Enforcement Team will lose its task force commander position following the withdrawal of general fund money from the […]

Leona L. Stark

May 30, 1929 — Oct. 17, 2011 Leona L. Stark died on Oct. 17, 2011, at Ponte Palmero Lighthouse in Cameron Park, where she had been a resident for two years. She was born in Napa, Calif., on May 30, 1929. She was married to Jerry F. Stark for 60 years. She is survived by […]

Taz Devils splash to second place at ‘Champs’

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils recreation swim team raced to a second place finish at the Suburban Swim League Championships July 30-31. Despite posting very fast times, the Taz couldn’t overcome their rivals, the two-time defending champion Park Terrace Penguins, who out-pointed the Taz over the three-day competition 1,355–1,048.50. The Sierra Sharks from Cameron […]

Folsom fights for redevelopment agency

FOLSOM — The Folsom City Council members didn’t like having to do it, but at a special joint meeting of the City Council and redevelopment agency on Feb. 1, they agreed to take steps to protect the city’s redevelopment funds from poaching by the state of California. In doing so, they joined many other California […]

One ringy dingy, two ringy dingies

Features Editor The first female telephone operator to answer a ringy dingy was Emma Nut. Her first call was on this date in 1878. Back then nobody knew how consumed most people would be with talking on the phone or that phones would be so much more than just a phone and that operators would […]

Special districts have seats up for election

The nomination period ends Aug. 6 for local special district elections to be held Nov. 2. The available seats are on the following: community college, school, fire, community services, public utility, recreation and resource conservation districts. In addition to these districts the nomination period will also apply to the cities of Placerville and South Lake […]

Heard over the back fence: Dont forget Vets Sunday breakfasts

Democrat staff writer John Chapman of Folsom dropped off the following ÒAdvice from a GardenÓ T-shirt statement: ÒCultivate lasting friendships, sow seeds of kindness, listen to sage advice, donÕt let the little things bug you, be outstanding in your field, take thyme for yourself, no vining.Ó Biscuits and gravy support: Our veterans continue to offer […]

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Downtown group coordinates painting, awnings

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More mountain lion sightings reported

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Supervisor Nutting trial begins

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Sanford murder case to jury

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Herard over the back fence: Try fishing at Wakamatsu

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Gearing tax questions to correct office saves time

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My turn: More than a buzzword

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Building restored

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Outstanding dog

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‘Parents, be afraid’ letter

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Ukranian situation

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Altshuler framing

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National Day of Prayer

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Pedal power at the forefront next month

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Outside with Charlie: Transitioning

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Pitching the ‘Root’ cause of Trojans’ victory

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Sports Scene: April 22, 2014

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Roundup: April 22, 2014

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4-H’ers star at showcase

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At a glance: Look for fireballs

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Authors to share their stories

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Church to host human trafficking conference

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Grow For It! Flower of Easter

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Crime Log: April 1-3

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Weather stats 4-22-14

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Building permits 4/7-11/2014

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