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Internet meetings soon

The next El Dorado County community meetings to discuss ikmproving Internet service are scheduled for Coloma April 15 at the Gold Trail Grange on Highway 49; April 17 at the Latrobe Fire Station; April 22 at the Rescue Community Center; and April 29 at the Pleasant Valley Middle School Library. All meetings are 6-7 p.m. […]

Bass Lake Road: No improvements likely anytime soon

Bass Lake Road area residents and developers again came up short on Tuesday Nov. 12, when the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors quashed efforts to redesign Development Agreements it signed with the county a decade or more ago. Those DAs run for 20 years. The motion by District 5 Supervisor Norma Santiago to continue […]

Two long-awaited county dog parks opening soon

It’s a good month for local dogs and their owners. Not only will the El Dorado County Dog Owners Guild host what they call “the most fun event for dogs of the year,” they’ve announced two off-leash dog parks are close to opening. Dogs and their families can enjoy the fifth annual Pooch Plunge & […]

My turn: Wolves, coming soon to a town near you

With 25 plus years as a California Department of Food Agriculture biologist I learned much about invasive species and “endangered species”… but not nearly enough about maneuvering the minefield of politics. To start with, the nature of political agenda coupled with true science is an oxymoron; it’s like trying to invent the floating anchor. Science is […]

Coming soon: A new way to buy health insurance

When key parts of the health care law take effect in 2014, you’ll have a new way to buy health insurance for yourself, your family or your small business: the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Marketplace is designed to help you find health insurance that fits your budget, with less hassle. Every health insurance plan in […]

Mother Lode school district registration opens soon

Mother Lode Union School District announces that beginning Friday, Feb. 1, kindergarten and transitional kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year will be accepted at Indian Creek School, 6701 Green Valley Road in Placerville, 530-626-0765. The school Website can be accessed at indiancreek.mlusd.net. Registration forms will be available in the school office beginning Feb. 1 […]

Heard over the back fence: Rock show coming soon

HIDING THE BROCCOLI:
 Thanks to the charming Clara Neilsen of Placerville, we can enjoy the following ageless quote from the “Live and Learn and Pass It On” book: “I’ve learned that you can’t hide a piece of broccoli in your glass of milk.” – Age 7. ROCKHOUNDS’ BIG DAYS:
 The 29th annual “Rock and Gem […]

State fire fee bills due soon

On Aug. 13, the state will begin sending bills to residents living in state responsibility area to the tune of a $150 fee per habitable structure in order to generate money for Cal Fire. But many county officials — and some state officials — are opposed to the bill. The bills will be sent out […]

A window of opportunity could soon close

Some El Dorado Hills homebuyers could soon miss out if they don’t act. Let me explain. For years now the United States Development Agency has offered “Rural Development” loans designed to help home buyers in “rural” areas throughout the United States. The USDA defines “rural” as a community with a population base of approximately 20,000. […]

Get well soon, Rusty Dupray

EDITOR: I have learned today that Rusty Dupray was in a motorcycle accident this week and is recovering at Sutter Hospital in Roseville. I am certain that everyone who knows Rusty will keep him in their thoughts and prayers and wish him a speedy and complete recovery. Whether you agreed with Rusty when he was on […]

Popular G’town Mexican eatery to reopen soon

Local eatery to reopen soon “I just want to go back to work,” said Clara Parra, owner of Parra’s Mexican Restaurant. A fire at the eatery closed the doors, temporarily, on Jan. 5 after a passerby saw flames through a window coming from the kitchen’s stove. “The clean-up is going OK,” she said. “We’re getting […]

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Folsom Lake College spring classes start soon

Folsom Lake College’s spring 2012 semester is almost here, with most classes starting Jan. 17-23. While many spring classes are full — state budget cuts have led to reduced offerings — a limited number of courses remain open for registration. Several of these classes are ideal for someone seeking a new career path or looking […]

California Rambling: Snowmaking makes season sooner and longer

Snow began falling three weeks ago at Lake Tahoe.  You say you missed it?  Well, you had to visit Heavenly Mountain Resort or the Northstar California Resort at night, to see their snowmaking machines begin spraying snow into the air as manmade powder. Manmade snow is not a new idea, though it seems remarkable in […]

Taken too soon: Family remembers Jennifer Tegley

EL DORADO  HILLS — The entryway of the Tegley family home was filled with flowers, providing some color during a dark time. Jim and Michelle Tegley lost their 18-year-old daughter Jennifer on Aug. 29, 10 months after she was diagnosed with cancer. The flowers came from the memorial service that nearly overflowed Lakehills Covenant Church […]

Safe-opening may happen soon

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A hidden safe that was found during renovation of the former Bill’s Lake Tahoe building could be opened as soon as this week, said Mike Laub, the building’s owner. Opening the safe has proven problematic because of a broken handle that has kept the safe’s locking mechanism from releasing, Laub said. He […]

Mittelman: Murder trial to start soon

The first-degree murder trial of an El Dorado Hills man accused of gunning down his ex-wife is on schedule to begin at the end of this month. During a brief pretrial hearing in an El Dorado County Superior courtroom Friday, attorneys confirmed that jury selection for the Steven Howard Mittelman murder trial should start Aug. […]

Amador Home Show coming soon

With themes of home, garden and lifestyle, the Amador Home and Lifestyle Show is set for June 4 and 5 at the Amador County Fairgrounds in Plymouth. Produced by Starbright Productions in Grass Valley, the Show has a partner in Rick Sanders of Fiddletown. Sander’s company, Integrity Marketing, will assist in many aspects of the event and […]

May 3 election ballots soon in mail

  El Dorado County registered voters in the 4th Assembly District should start checking their mailboxes for the May 3 Special General Election sample ballot pamphlet. Sample ballot pamphlets will begin to mail during the week of April 11. The sample ballot pamphlet will provide voters with important information about the 4th Assembly District race […]

LetÕs hear the whistle blow … soon

Camino EDITOR: A wonderful piece of the past could come back to El Dorado County! Recently Philip Sanders Rose from the El Dorado & Sacramento Historical Railroad Association presented to the Board of Supervisors a plan to begin running an excursion train from Folsom to Placerville. It would bring tourists, shoppers and sightseers from the […]

Game care, cooking clinic offered soon in El Dorado

The California Department of Fish and Game will offer a game care and cooking clinic Sept. 11 in El Dorado. The all-levels clinic will be held at the El Dorado Community Hall, 6139 Pleasant Valley Road, El Dorado. Students will learn how to make the most of what they harvest, including preparing parts that are […]

Coming soon to Sutter Street

ÒThe Golden HarpÓ written by Greg Alexander with music by Noah Agruss, is a clever and genuinely funny musical history lesson on Greek mythology. Tuneful songs with clever arrangements jump out in a variety of pop genres while introducing audiences to the comic side of Zeus, Haides, and Demeter. With humor and creativity ÒThe Golden […]

Coming soon: the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden

UCCE / El Dorado County Master Gardener Imagine a place where you can take a child to learn about how plants grow or identify the weird-looking thing that cropped up in your garden. A place that offers opportunities to see what plants the deer will probably leave alone, and a place where you can learn […]

Cool Beerwerks is very cool

Miners in the hey day of the 1850s picked and panned their way along the American River near Cool in search of gold. Today the region has discovered a new gold with much more ease in the hues of a pint full of ale. Steve and Rochelle Robello opened Cool Beerwerks in the summer of […]

Church Basement Ladies return for sequel at Sierra Rep

After the thrilling success of last year’s production of “Church Basement Ladies,” Sierra Repertory Theatre is bringing “A Second Helping, The Church Basement Ladies Sequel” to the Fallon House Theatre April 25 through June 8. A celebration of the church basement kitchen and the unsung women who work there, the musical comedy picks up the […]

Seeking Mr. Sandman: Delta Bedding is sleep HQ

When you’re a kid, falling to sleep was never the problem. Waking up, especially on school days, was. And getting out of bed on weekends just seemed pointless, at least, until about noon or so. And then we got old. Or rather older. When the day is over, all you can think about is hitting […]

Horoscope, Thursday, April 24, 2014

Lullaby Moon It’s been a week of tension and unpredictable excitement. Now Mercury in grounded Taurus and an empathetic Pisces moon will try to mellow out the atmosphere lullaby-style. When the psychic winds kick up, try not to see them as inconvenient agitators, but as benevolent forces sent to gently rock us. ARIES (March 21-April […]

Grow For It! Flower of Easter

What a perfect flower for the Easter season. The most common variety of Easter lilies (Lillium longiflorum) has large, white, trumpet-shaped flowers with a wonderful fragrance. They have become a cherished tradition for many families and they make a perfect gift or decoration for a home. The Easter lily is actually a native plant of […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Last Day of Mercury in Aries If life came with a universal rulebook, would you learn and obey, or would you test and explore? Mercury moving fast through Aries suggests that we’ll all have to learn by trial and error, rule-breakers and rule-followers alike. Take risks and don’t be boring. It’s better to cause offense […]

Red hot Rico Abreu blazes to victory

When you’re hot, you’re hot and Rutherford’s Rico Abreu has started out 2014 like a blazing inferno. The 22-year-old in his fourth year of Sprint Car racing has began the year as well as anybody across the country and continued his stellar start before a record crowd at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Placerville Speedway […]

Dog talk with Uncle Matty: Benji and the Bickersons

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Benji, a 1-year-old German shepherd pup. Rarely do I meet a dog I don’t like, but shepherds hold a special place in my heart. We have two in the family right now. The German shepherd is smart, sensitive and strong, equal parts soldier and sidekick, as comfortable in […]

The weekly Daley: ‘Everything’s coming up ruses’

With warm weather comes the growing season, and things are sprouting up everywhere. Green weeds along with green grass-like substances abound, and Iris plants are shooting up with their purple and root beer-hued crowns, while buds are turning to blossoms almost before our eyes. Pine pollen seems to have subsided, but something every bit as […]

HCD launches assistance program

SACRAMENTO —  Acting to implement emergency legislation to help families who face economic uncertainty because of the drought, the Department of Housing and Community Development recently announced that $21 million in funding for rental assistance will soon be available. Funding is provided through the emergency drought legislation signed by Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. and […]

Growing your own

For three years — ever since I stopped living in the house I own and started living in other people’s houses — I have been a frustrated gardener. As a foster parent for houses between owners, I know the arrangement is temporary. I am not to do anything permanent, like paint a vanilla room crimson, […]

EDH Fire Dept. annexing Latrobe

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s annexation of the Latrobe Fire Protection District continues to progress, with the process now in the hands of El Dorado County’s Local Agency Formation Commission. Earlier this year, the El Dorado Hills and Latrobe fire boards voted to proceed with annexation. If all goes as planned, El Dorado Hills would […]

Is Ukraine in Asia, Europe or Latin America?

EDITOR: The Mountain Democrat recently published an editorial advocating military action in Ukraine, as did John Bolton, William Kristol, Dick Cheney and other chicken hawks. This week, the Washington Post published a poll indicating that only 1 in 6 Americans can locate Ukraine and that the more geographically-challenged the person is, the more he/she favors […]

Easter at Northstar is family friendly

Northstar California Resort will celebrate Easter with fun family activities in The Village at Northstar and on the slopes Sunday, April 20. Kids and parents alike can enjoy an Easter egg hunt, live music, face painting and Easter-themed crafts while the Easter Bunny roams The Village and skis the mountain. The celebration kicks off with […]

Sanford trial keys off chain of evidence

More Department of Justice witnesses made up the bulk of day 11 of the Andrew Sanford murder trial on April 9. The day began with a demonstration, out of the presence of the jury, by defense attorney Erik Schlueter. He wrapped a styrofoam head in duct tape, as 16-year-old victim Richard Swanson might have been […]

Tick prevention reminder issued

As warmer weather approaches and individuals venture outdoors, El Dorado County health officials are reminding residents to take precautions to protect themselves and their pets from ticks and tick bites. “Ticks can carry and transmit diseases to people and pets,” said Dr. Alicia Paris-Pombo, El Dorado County Health officer. “While not all ticks carry disease, […]

Horoscope, Sunday, April 13, 2014

Eve of Pluto Retrograde This eve of the Pluto retrograde is a perfect time to explore domestic habits and root out the harmful ones. Most people know there is something they are doing on a regular basis that needs adjusting for the good of all who share this blue marble. “What’s the use of a […]

Horoscope, Saturday, April 12, 2014

Closer Moon In a sense, you are always going for what sales people call “the close.” When you smile and someone smiles back, that’s a kind of close. When your request is fulfilled, that’s a close. Breaking down the details of interaction is favored under this Virgo moon. It might help you to see each […]

Horoscope, Friday, April 11, 2014

Practical Virgo Moon There is no benefit to telling others what you think they need. People don’t agree to what others think they need; they agree to what makes sense to them. If you want to influence others, the practical Virgo moon suggests building a case that focuses on the many benefits others will experience […]

Cancer center: Supes deadlock on funding

Back-to-back votes by four out of five El Dorado County supervisors failed to pass a motion Tuesday, April 8 to provide supplemental funding for Marshall Medical’s cancer treatment center in Cameron Park. As originally proposed by Supervisor Ron Briggs, the county would have “considered” a contribution of about $800,000 toward the hospital’s approximately $6 million […]

Experience Aji Japanese Bistro

Total surrender — Aji Japanese Bistro owner Nick Dedier wants diners to take a seat and let his staff take them on a dining experience they won’t soon forget. “Come in with an open mind and let us take care of you,” Dedier said. Dedier and chef Russell Okubo have created a menu designed to excite taste buds […]

William “Bill” Henry Stollmeyer

Sept. 29, 1928 — March 16, 2014 William “Bill” Henry Stollmeyer, 85, passed away at home peacefully of natural causes on March 16, 2014, in Apple Valley, Calif. Bill was born to Henry “Hank” and Doris E. Melvin Stollmeyer on Sept. 29, 1928, in Burbank, Calif. He was the brother to two younger sisters, Betty […]

‘Sister Act’ coming to Sac

“Sister Act,” the family friendly, over the top spectacle with nuns that rock, opens at Community Center Theater on Tuesday, April 8 for a limited engagement, running through April 13. “Sister Act” is produced by Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment, featuring an original score with music by multi-Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning […]

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