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Sherry (Wigton) Applegate

Oct. 16, 1942 — April 1, 2014 Sherry “Life of the Party” Applegate passed away peacefully on April 1, 2014. She was raised in Fair Oaks, Calif., attended John Holst Grade School and graduated from El Camino High School in 1960. She worked enthusiastically for Bank of America for 25 years and was an active […]

Life as I know it: Completion of the long bike ride

In the last article, I had reached Medford, Ore., on my 1,000 mile bike tour and stayed a day with relatives. As I left Medford, I took backroads toward the coast. I paused awhile in Jacksonville, for that was where my grandparents had lived and my mother had gone to school. She had taken piano […]

Derek Joseph Hampshire

March 29, 1996 — Dec. 3, 2014 Family and close friends gathered privately on Sunday in Santa Cruz, to say farewell to a wonderful son, brother, and friend, Derek Hampshire, of Santa Cruz, who died unexpectedly this past Wednesday. Born in Auburn, Calif., he was 18 years old. Derek was raised in the Placerville and […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Mercury and Saturn Troublemakers Mercury and Saturn align to agitate us and test our boundaries. In a related story, don’t be surprised if loved ones want you to buy them something today. Is this just an attention-getting ploy? If so, give them the attention and don’t make the purchase. Sure, buying things is one way […]

Kyburz crash: Investigators save duo

Two women were returning from a snowboarding trip Jan. 31 when a patch of ice near Kyburz left the passenger injured and the driver with a broken neck. Eighteen-year-olds Mattie Alleva and Ashley Voll, both of Folsom, were returning on Highway 50 from a day of snowboarding when it started to snow, said Alleva, the […]

A salon with style

Chances are you or your neighbor get coiffed at the newly named Salone di Carlo, formerly the Hair & Spa Boutique on the corner of St. Andrews Drive and El Dorado Hills Boulevard. New owner Carlo Gallad has cut hair in El Dorado Hills since moving here from the Bay Area in 2001. He recently […]

Horoscope, Monday, November 25, 2013

Mercury and Saturn Conjunction Thinking too much is a problem. Don’t let the Mercury and Saturn conjunction lead you in an overly serious direction. Invite the energetic Sagittarius sun to come to the rescue. She can be something of a provocateur, prodding playfully and inappropriately just to make things interesting, and she’ll give you the […]

Colfax Garden Club Garden Tour features art

The historical areas from lower Colfax to Applegate are featured in this year’s Colfax Garden Club Garden and Art Tour. There will be six wonderful gardens on the tour including a small meticulous garden; a spreading park-like estate; a hunting lodge and garden built in 1919 which was the original Heather Glen; former pheasant farms […]

New park rules ‘onerous’

Changes and additions to the current city park use regulations, drawn up by city staff and the Recreation and Parks Commission, went back to the Commission for tweaking after the June 11 Placerville City Council meeting. The proposed regulations were made at the direction of the Placerville City Council in order to provide a safer […]

Horoscope, Sunday, November 25, 2012

Feeling Spendy? Blame the Taurus Moon You’ve heard what happens when a bull enters a china shop, and a bull in a department store is no better — especially with the Taurus moon casting a love spell on all credit cards. Swiping the magnetic strip is dangerous in this lunar climate, which stimulates our appetite […]

Scout donates kennel to sheriff

Tommy Horn, a 15-year-old Eagle Scout with Troop 1855 of Folsom, began planning his Eagle Scout project in January. By mid-May, construction was under way. It didn’t take long. “It took about a week for the concrete to dry,” he said. From there, “it took a day to build the wash station. It took a […]

Vacancies in Sheriff’s Dept. lead to promotions

A wave of retirements has led to promotions since the beginning of the year within the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department. The promotions started in January with Sheriff John D’Agostini raising Lts. Marc Adams and Randy Peshon to the rank of captain, a press release stated. With this, two vacant division commander positions were filled. […]

Criminal annals, part 108: Indian slayings in Shasta County

The Aug. 26, 1852, edition of the Sacramento “Daily Union” has some correspondence from Shasta County regarding immigrants, prices, mining, an election, the killing of some Indians and Fort Reading. “Shasta County Correspondence. “Arrival of Immigrants – Business Prospects – Local Election – Indians Killed – Fort Reading, &c. “Shasta, Aug. 23d. 1852. “Messrs. Editors: […]

The Sacramento Valley Railroad: The first railroad of the West

Before the paddle wheels on the steamer “Oregon” had fully stopped, a young man with a vision stepped onto the dock at San Francisco. It was late in 1849, and the town was crowded with gold seekers who had heard of the instant riches lying in the streams and rivers of Northern California. Most had […]

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Pure Life case: Preliminary hearing set

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A sign of desperation? City’s sign changes debated

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First West Nile virus case confirmed

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McClintock holding Placerville Town Hall

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Lead ammunition ban in place

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Goodyear Blimp flies over Sacramento, Senior Open

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Heard over the back fence: Garden tips for July

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Belltower: Some news that will give you fits

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The balancing act: The transparency of the opaque

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Mark Shields: Marco Rubio vs. The New York Times

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A week in history

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Why are we giving water away?

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Under the Scoreboard: June 29, 2015

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Gregg drives to 20th career victory

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Helm has strong finish at Australian Ironman

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Strikeouts hurt El Dorado High in loss

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Sports Scene: June 29, 2015

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Schedule: June 29 – July 5, 2015

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Track champs

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Good turnout for Hangtown Junior Clinic

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Prospecting »

Safe at Home comes to El Dorado County

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As we were: Omo Ranch memories

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The Apple Hill Growers group announces scholarship winners

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Essentials »

McClintock holding Placerville Town Hall

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Correction

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Building permits June 15-19

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Statewide fire summary

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DUI log

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Obituaries »

Arlene Meril Reite

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Tundra

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Horoscope, Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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Horoscope, Monday, June 29, 2105

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Speed Bump

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