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North Lake Tahoe celebrates Easter

North Lake Tahoe is offering an eggstraordinary range of celebratory events this Easter. Eggs hunts and Easter bunnies are springing up in the mountains and lakeside venues are offering family-friendly activities throughout the weekend. Included in the North Lake Tahoe activities are: Egg Hunts Tahoe City’s Spring Eggstravaganza and Egg Hunt returns with the popular […]

Things to do: April 3, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, April 6 through May 3, is featuring Carlotta Tormey, amazing watercolor artist who specializes in western story-telling themes. Also featured is photographer James Canning, who creates large abstract photographs printed on metal and raku potter Lisa Bone. Starting this month is a new monthly special […]

At a glance: Total lunacy

There will be a total lunar eclipse before dawn for those in the western areas of North America on Saturday, April 4. Only the beginning phase will be visible before the Moon sets but it is still cool to watch the shadow start to shade the Moon. Besides the total eclipse phase will last less […]

Foothill dining: Fun edible centerpieces

Less than 15 percent of Americans typically plan to celebrate Easter in a restaurant. This means the vast majority will dine at home. Aside from the meal must-haves (ham, eggs, spring vegetables and favorite family desserts) a beautiful table is a priority as well. Balancing busy, hectic lives with a desire to create meaningful family […]

At a glance: Beautiful vistas

All the rain has sure greened up the landscape and ensures that the wildflowers will be beautiful. A stop by the El Dorado County Government Center, building B, 360 Fair Lane in Placerville, also ensures a pleasant scene with the annual Diamond Springs Art Association Spring Art Show and Sale. The art is on display […]

Sequoia sale starts new chapter

A new chapter is unfolding for the elegant Sequoia at the Bee-Bennett House at 643 Bee St. in Placerville. For the last 10 years it has been known as the place to go for dinner, Sunday brunch, comedy nights, salsa dance lessons, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, Easter Brunch, Mother’s Day, a special event and […]

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Hop to it

There are Easter events happening throughout El Dorado County. A few ideas follow for a good time. 49er Flapjack Breakfast — Saturday, April 23. 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Lotus Fire Station, 5122 Firehouse Road in Lotus. Tickets are $5 and $3 for kids under 10.  The event is co-sponsored by the Coloma-Lotus Chamber […]

Stepping out: A good fritter is really hard to find

“To the trained palate the flavor of food comes in bits and pieces, like words in a sentence.” — Hsiang Ju Lin and Tsuifeng Lin “Chinese Gastronomy” (1969) The Donut Factory I like apple fritters. I mean, I really like them and really good ones are often hard to find. During Apple Hill season, several […]

Roundup: April 15, 2014

Baseball El Dorado 5, Boulder City 0 — The Cougars (12-5) opened action in the San Diego Lions Tournament, and play through Thursday.  Union Mine 11, Monterey Trail 0 — Competing in the Woodland Spring Break Easter Tournament Saturday, the Diamondbacks (9-10) had nine hits and took advantage of four Mustang errors to win the game […]

The more personal side of real estate

Often my weekly column focuses on numbers. The number of new monthly listings and sales, the average number of days an average home will be listed before it sells and the number of homes that sell at or above the listed price. Those statistics and others, furnished by our local Board of Realtors and our […]

Belltower: A potpouri — from Superbowl to Shakespeare

Feb. 3’s Superbowl game between two teams coached by the brothers Harbaugh is now reported to have the third highest viewership. Except maybe during the half hour the lights went out in the Mercedes Superdome. The local power company had just completed a $4.2 million upgrade to the Superdome electrical service and things went off without […]

Stepping out: The turkey burger is a good deal

“They say fingers were made before forks, and hands before knives.” — Jonathan Swift “Polite and Ingenious Conversation” (1738) Turkey burgers Two weeks ago last Wednesday, this paper had a flyer for Carl’s Jr., advertising its new line of under 500 calorie charbroiled turkey burgers and offering a “buy one, get one free” deal on […]

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Rider still missing

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Possible ‘peeping’ victims sought

By Amanda Williams | From Page: A1

Fire torches home but not family’s spirit

By Julie Samrick | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Bear trouble ‘bruin’ in Pollock neighborhood?

By Pat Lakey | From Page: A1 | Gallery

EID approves water sale

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1

Mother/daughter group builds lasting bonds

By Julie Samrick | From Page: A3 | Gallery

Barrett Trail reconstruction complete, path now open

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Water agency/EDWPA budgets adopted

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A11

Heard over the back fence: Huge Rummage Sale

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Publisher’s Ink: Grave robbing — no shovels required

By Richard Esposito | From Page: A4

The Democratic-Chronicles: Ideology-driven policy

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Charles Krauthammer: The price of fetal parts

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County roads budget a wrong turn

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Governor finally talks to the right person

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Empty water park

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Sharks finish mid-pack at Meet of Champions

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Youth camp taught Cougar football

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Outside with Charlie: Going wild

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Gill completes elite east coast event

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At a glance: Blue Moon

By Mimi Escabar | From Page: B2

Barbecue helps the needy at home and abroad

By Julie Samrick | From Page: B2

Alums present scholarships

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Charles B. Mitchell wines take top honors

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Bipolar Insights: Seventeen years

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Volunteer advocates needed

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Statewide fire summary

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Building permits, issued July 20-24

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Loretta Hudelson

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Lois G. Pratt

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Speed Bump

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