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Hangtown Saber Lamers-Noble wins regional

DIAMOND SPRINGS — Camino’s Julian Lamers-Noble won the USA Fencing Regional Youth Circuit event for fencers 14 and under in Redwood City last month. “This is Julian’s first gold medal, and it’s probably more a testament to the development of his mental game than his physical one,” said his coach, Ted Smith, of Hangtown Saber […]

Jackie Lee “Jack” Noble

Jan. 29, 1944 — Oct. 24, 2013 Jack passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and daughters. He had been a resident of Camino, Calif., for the past 42 years. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1962 until his retirement in 1967. He was an auxiliary member of the Placerville VFW. He was […]

Wedding Allison Garcia-Taylor Noble

Allison Garcia of Folsom and Taylor Noble of El Dorado Hills were married on Tuesday, April 3. The bride is the daughter of Stacey Renee Jensen of Folsom. The groom is the son of James H. Noble Jr. and Jill Noble of El Dorado Hills. The wedding was held at the Sacramento County Courthouse in Sacramento. Judge Jacki […]

California rambling: A noble race against the weather

At the time on May 15, the cancellation of Stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California, which had been planned to circle Lake Tahoe one and a half times, seemed like the punch line of a very bad joke… “and the good news is that Tahoe got 4 to 6 inches of new snow.” […]

Once upon a dance

What: “Once Upon a Time” Who: Union Mine High School dance department Where: Theater at the Mine, 6530 Koki Lane in El Dorado When: May 14, 15 and 16, doors open at 7 p.m. Cost: Adults $6, students $5, students with ASB card and children 7 and under $4, all available at the door Information: 530-621-4003 […]

Characters, dreams and story come together

Book: “In the Pockets of Dreams” Author: Wendy Schultz Publisher: Wendy Schultz, 2014 Available: Paperback at Face in a Book in El Dorado Hills, in print at amazon.com and in ebook format on Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Smashwords and iBooks. A young man, an “ordinary Joe,” according to author Wendy Schultz, finds he can “read objects.” Through […]

Judge Ashworth focused on family

Vicki Ashworth decided to be a lawyer at a young age, after a conversation with her grandfather, Frank Noble. While he often asked her what she wanted to do when she grew up, it wasn’t until middle school that she had a solidified answer. “He was supportive of me in school, I was doing well. […]

Yet another mailer

EDITOR: I recently received a political flyer in my mailbox. I thought this a little odd considering there are currently no elections taking place in El Dorado County. I soon realized this mailer came from the same group of developers and builders that had bombarded my mailbox nearly every day in an effort to defeat […]

Snowboarders improve; Costa 8th All State

MAMMOTH — Tuesday held better results for area snowboarders at the  California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Slalom races on Mammoth Mountain despite the tough competition. El Dorado’s Sofia Costa was again the 0nly local girl’s rider to finish top 10 while on the boy’s side, two snowboarders — Golden Sierra’s Will Cann and Cougar […]

‘Haunted’ is a modern ghost story with twists

Book: “Haunted: the Arnaud Legacy” Author: Lynn Carthage Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp., Feb.24, 2015, 288 pages, paperback and e-book versions “Haunted” is the perfect title for this new novel, the first in the Arnaud trilogy by El Dorado Hills author Lynn Carthage. A decrepit mansion, a hidden cemetery, a teenager haunted by her own actions […]

Audience will sing along in ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

What: “Singin’ in the Rain” Who: El Dorado Musical Theatre Where: Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom When: Friday, Feb. 20 to March 1 Cost: $14.75 to $36 Information: harriscenter.net or the Harris Center ticket office at 916-608-6888   A rain storm will dampen the actors on stage but the audience will do nothing but smile (and likely […]

El Dorado boarders hoard banners

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Three division snowboard banners — the most obtainable — went to El Dorado after Monday’s final Giant Slalom race at the Aspen West course at Sierra-at-Tahoe. The Cougar boys capped a strong season with wins in each of the six South 1 Division races to compile 1372 points. Union Mine was second with […]

Author relates a personal experience

Book: “The Red Road” Author: Jenni Wiltz Publisher: Decanter Press, 2015, 357 pages, e-book and paperback versions Emma has a loving family, two good friends and a lot of homework. As an honor student grooming herself to go to college, her focus is on her classes, her homework and studying — until something terrible happens […]

The rainbow activist returns

A little over two years after completing his walk across America in support of equal civil rights for all Americans regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation, activist Richard Noble was back in Placerville — this time arriving by car. He started his long trek across the nation at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco […]

Personal novel ‘Done in One’ is an intense read

Book: “Done in One” Author: Grant Jerkins and Jan Thomas Publisher: St. Martin’s Press/Thomas Dunne Books, published January 2015, 288 pages, hardcover, Kindle versions   Intense. Frightening. Real. These are just a few words that could be used to describe “Done in One,” a first novel by Pleasant Valley author Jan Thomas. Jake Denton is […]

Things to do: Jan. 2, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Jan. 5 through Feb. 1, is featuring Soroush Mostafanejad, photographer. Mostafanejad’s very sophisticated, detailed work “utilizes High Dynamic Range images that capture all the available light, tone and color through multiple exposures.” Also featured is Deena Reyes, who creates extraordinary works of design and color […]

Tibetan Monks’ January schedule

Jan. 2-15 — Cozmic Café, 594 Main St., Placerville, Mandala Room is open for viewing 9 a.m.-6 p.m. most days, except Mondays (café closed) and where noted differently in schedule. Friday, Jan. 2, 10 a.m. — Opening ceremony for Medicine Buddha Sand Mandala Friday, Jan. 2, 7 p.m. — Vajravadaran Healing Ritual, according to Tibetan Buddhism the colorful ritual of Vajravidarana is […]

Tibetan Monks return to county

El Dorado County has a very special tradition to begin the new year with, a tradition now in its 12th year and perhaps unique in the nation. Here in the foothills, backed by snow-covered Sierra Nevada peaks, residents begin each year with a two-week visit by the Tibetan monks of Gaden Shartse Monastery. With its […]

Success through greatness of heart: Folsom Symphony

Call it the “Little Symphony that Could.” A little over 11 years ago, four individuals sat around a table, about to embark upon a noble quest: to bring high quality symphonic performances to the Folsom region. Founders Bruce Woodbury, Dick Merz, Marsha Williams and then-musical director Maestro Michael Neumann knew this artistic venture might be […]

Dance brings calm from ‘Chaos’

Union Mine Dance Production presents its winter show “Chaos” Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 11 through 13 at the Theater at the Mine, 6530 Koki Lane in El Dorado. The show features a mix of music and dance that includes swing, modern and jazz with choreography created and performed by the talented Union Mine dance students. This […]

My turn: In memory of Deputy Danny Oliver and Det. Michael Davis

On Oct. 24, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County Detective Michael David Davis were wantonly gunned down in one of the most cold-blooded rampages in the history of either county. By all accounts, these were exemplary law enforcement officers, fathers, husbands, sons and neighbors. Deputy Oliver spoke his last words as he […]

My turn: Let’s have a party!

Why don’t all of you come to my party? It will be efficient, fair and one that everyone can join. This party will be different than the parties you are used to. Our party goers don’t harbor special interests; base most of their beliefs on their political party ideology, religious beliefs, feel entitled or join […]

After Thanksgiving: Christmas tree farms busy

Geri Hyder, armed with a walking stick, radioed down to her son-in-law, Rich Rumbaugh, to tell him that more cars were coming in to Indian Rock Tree Farm. Helpers in red shirts and hats scurry around, providing a full service of cutting, hauling, netting and putting trees on top of cars.

The Hyder family is everywhere — Larry, the patriarch, greeting customers and chatting. Granddaughter Aubrie Wallin and her cousins wrapped trees in nets a few feet away.

Meanwhile, the Hitchcock family of Sacramento was there to get their Christmas tree.

Horoscope, Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Midday Moon Change It’s a two-toned day, with the moon crossing from organized Capricorn to creative Aquarius. Preparations made in the early day will help you make the most of a lucky arrangement of Venus and Uranus in the afternoon. Happy accidents, surprise visits and fortuitous coincidences will be featured — all more significant than […]

The rural life : Monica Joy — believe!

I remember her first gig. A fourth-grader who had barely begun piano lessons, she played “Spanish Dancer” flawlessly as her younger sister danced. The venue was the Miller’s Hill School 2007 talent show. Decked out in Spanish vests and wide-brimmed, tasseled sombreros, the girls performed like pros. So much so that theirs is the only […]

‘Aladdin’ makes magic happen

What: “Aladdin” Who: El Dorado Musical Theatre Where: Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway, Folsom When: Oct. 31 through Nov. 16 with shows at 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Cost: $18 to $26 with premium seats available for $36 Information: harriscenter.net or Harris Center ticket office at 916-608-6888 […]

Horoscope, Thursday, October 23, 2014

Eclipse, New Moon and More It’s a dramatic entrance into the time of Scorpio. As the sign of transformation, Scorpio lives up to the reputation, shifting the astrological landscape all at once — seldom is one day so cosmically eventful. There’s a partial solar eclipse, a new moon, a sign change for the sun and […]

‘Rebellion’ does not disappoint readers

Book: “Rebellion” — The Tankborn Trilogy Author: Karen Sandler Publisher: Lee and Low/TU Books, May 2014, hardcover, e-book versions, 400 pages “Rebellion,” the final book in Karen Sandler’s Tankborn Trilogy, doesn’t disappoint. In the first two books, “Tankborn” and “Awakening,” the reader is brought into the world of genetically engineered nonhumans (GENs), trueborns and lowborns. It’s […]

History as told by the chair

If furniture could talk, a chair might just sit you down and say, “My great-great-grandfather, a stool, once told me, ‘Son, you don’t know what it’s like to have only three legs.’” Believe me, if a chair talked to me like that, I would pull up a seat and pay attention. For that matter, if […]

Chili and cars bring out big crowd

The chili was delicious, the vehicles were spectacular, the music was rocking and everyone had a fantastic time at the 2014 Chili Cook-off and Classic Car Show presented by Mother Lode Rehabilitation Enterprises Inc. The annual benefit for adults with disabilities took place at the Pollock Pines-Camino Community Center on Sanders Drive in Pollock Pines. […]

Beverly Lane King

Dec. 21, 1947 — Oct. 2, 2013 Beverly Lane King was born on Dec. 21, 1947, in Placerville. It was here she grew up and went to school. She passed away quietly surrounded by her family on Oct. 2, 2013. At a young age Bev left her hometown in search of new places and adventures, […]

Firefighters and evacuees transform Pollock Pines

Monday was a day of ashes and smoke as the King Fire continued to grow, with the plume of white smoke turning to a dirty brown as the fire found fresh fuel and threatened even more homes.

With its population increased almost overnight, Pollock Pines became home to almost 1,500 firemen from all over the state as they arrived to fight a fire that burned around 200 acres on Saturday but moved on to engulf more than 11,500 acres by Tuesday morning.

One resident said he counted 55 fire trucks in the parking lot of Safeway on Monday morning. Added to that were more fire engines parked elsewhere along with water trucks, a line of bulldozers on flatbed trucks and scores of people watching …

Find exceptional names and more

Book: “Exceptional Names for Extraordinary Pets” Author: Vickie Ward Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing, published June 2014, 112 pages, paperback At a loss for a creative name for your new pet? Need a quick pick-me up? Want to contribute to local animal rescue organizations? You will find all that in “Exceptional Names for Extraordinary Pets” by  Vickie […]

Events inspired ‘Big Brother Revisited’

Book: “Big Brother Revisited” Author: John Landis Publisher: Page Publishing, September 2013, softcover and e-book versions, 414 pages Jeremy Barnes has grown up in the New World Order in which the United States is severely limiting its development of technology according to Resolution 2106, in order to allow its allied Third World nations to catch up. […]

Horoscope, Thursday, September 11, 2014

Oppositional Residue Yesterday’s opposition of Venus and Neptune could still have you reeling, fantasizing and, yes, worrying. Some of these worries don’t even make sense. Strangely, that doesn’t make you fear them any less. Instead of trying to bully yourself into thinking differently, accept the reality your mind presents. Try to compassionately work through it.  […]

Learn about Donner Party’s Virginia Reed

What: Wine for Words Who: Placerville Friends of the Library Where: El Dorado County Library, 345 Fair Lane in Placerville When: Sunday, Aug. 17 Cost: $50 per person Information: eldoradolibrary.org   Placerville author Nancy Herman became enthralled with a book length poem by George Keithly about the Donner Party when she was a young adult. “It told the complete […]

Devils celebrate SSL season

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team concluded the 2014 season with their annual Award’s Night Picnic late last month at Bertlesen Park. At the forefront was recognition of its athletes who helped the team go undefeated during the regular season and then capture Suburban Swim League title by a mere seven points over Granite […]

My turn: History of Crawford and East Diamond Ditch detailed

As a 40-year customer on the East Diamond Ditch, I read with interest your article entitled “EID ditch customers get relief,” which appeared on the front page of the Wednesday, July 23, 2014, issue of your paper. This story gloriously paints the staff and Board of Directors of EID as knights on white horses riding […]

En garde at Silver Screen Classic

The Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Aug. 2 with an adventure that takes place during the French Revolution. Andre, a nobleman’s illegitimate son, vows revenge against the Marquis for murder. A wanted man, Andre hides out onstage, disguised as the masked character Scaramouche. He bides his time as he improves his sword […]

EID rate discrimination

EDITOR: EID has set residential water rates higher than costs for 35,000 ratepayers to subsidize 700 “preferred” small farmer customers. Currently, all EID outside irrigation water over .25 acre-feet is sold to small farm customers at $49 per acre-foot while residential customers pay between $697 and $829 per acre-foot. So who are these “small farmers” […]

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Betty Ellene Hock

Nov. 15, 1917 — June 27, 2014 Betty Ellene Hock (Crow), age 96, quietly passed away on June 27, 2014, in Placerville, Calif. She was born in Oakland, CA, Nov. 15, 1917, to George and Bessie (Henderson) Crow. She was raised in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, with her parents, brother, Ralph and sister, Marjorie, who both […]

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Music fills Sierra Repertory Theatre

The foothills will come alive with “The Sound of Music” when the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical returns July 11 through Aug. 31 at Sierra Repertory Theatre’s historic Fallon House Theatre in Columbia. The delightful musical, based on the true story of the von Trapp family in Austria, has been captivating audiences for more than […]

EMDT goes wild with ‘The Jungle Book’

What: “The Jungle Book” Who: El Dorado Musical Theatre Where: Stage One at Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway on the Folsom Lake College campus in Folsom When: Friday, July 11 through Sunday, July 20 at 7 p.m. and matinée at 2 p.m. Cost: $13.50 to $28 Information: harriscenter.net or 916-608-6888 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, Monday through […]

Crime Log: May 25-26

May 25 12:22 a.m. 
Multiple subjects were allegedly involved in a mutual fight on Calgary Court in El Dorado Hills. The involved subjects sustained serious bodily injuries.The subjects did not want to press charges against each other. 12:12 a.m. A deputy was dispatched to a petty theft report on Sterling Way in Cameron Park. 5:01 […]

Book offers a ghost hunters guide

Book: “Haunted Hotels of the California Gold Country” Author: Nancy K. Williams Publisher: Haunted America, a division of The History Press, 2014, 160 pages, softcover and e-book versions From Stan, the Cary House’s ghostly desk clerk, to the more than 30 apparitions at the National Hotel  in Jackson to the faithful and lovesick Eleanor of […]

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Supervisors adopt new ‘budget policy’

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Written guidelines direct future budget

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Suspected drug-related explosion in SLT

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CSUS commencement to feature NBC anchor

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Memorial Day closures announced

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Memorial Day at Freedom’s Field

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Heard over the back fence: Kindness is important

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Billlingsley’s Bullets: Call me Mr. President

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Memorial Day for memorializing

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Jefferson will give improved representation

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Bruin spikers reach section final

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Roundup: May 21, 2015

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Cougar Award Winners

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Laut captures D-1 pole vault title

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Eight punch Master’s Meet tickets

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CSUS commencement to feature NBC anchor

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A pleasant place to Rhône

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Things to do: May 22, 2015

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Wagon Train 2015 offers a challenge

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Splash Day Club opens at Hard Rock

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Curt Yagi to play at Wine Smith

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Heavenly Mountain gets ready for summer

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A night of exotic of food and wine

By Charles B. Mitchell Vineyards | From Page: B3

Wild West railroad goes full steam ahead

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Cockrell showing at Studio 360

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Railroad Museum gets in the jazzy spirit

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Foothill Foodie: Treats and travels

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Party shows off new releases

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Duty: Army Pvt. Scott D. Seither

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Duty: Army Pvt. Nathan M. Fairchild

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Duty: Army Pvt. Jesse E. Speck

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Duty: Air Force Reserve Airman Jared L. Green

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Oasis alum Gallagher plays Warfield

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Duty: Army Pvt. Henry L. Robinson

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Southern Drawl brings unique presence

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McAvoy Lane spins ‘Tales of Tahoe’

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Lake Levels: May 21, 2015

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James Dunleavy

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Neal Evert Sisson

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Real Estate »

Rural life not for everyone

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Experts: Balance needed between regulation and opportunity in housing market

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Area luxury home sales surge

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Eldon makes room for a large family

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Speed Bump

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Tundra

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Horoscope, Friday, May 22, 2015

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Horoscope, Saturday, May 23, 2015

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Horoscope, Sunday, May 24, 2015

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New York Times Crossword

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Home Source

Experts: Balance needed between regulation and opportunity in housing market

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Area luxury home sales surge

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