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Shingle Springs Subaru shares the love

From Nov. 20, 2014 to Jan. 2 Subaru of America Inc. announced plans to donate $15 million to charitable partners in its annual Share the Love event. In 2013, Subaru donated $10 million to Share the Love charities and, over the course of this six-year program, Subaru has donated a total of $35 million. Subaru retailers […]

Popular acts return to Shingle Springs Community Center

Saturday, April 11, brings the return of two popular musical acts to the stage at the Shingle Springs Community Center. Local troubadour J. Woody will open the concert at 7 p.m. As a singer and songwriter Woody has been entertaining folks throughout northern California for decades. Pulling from his vast list of tunes and a […]

Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians elects 2015 Tribal Council

PLACERVILLE — The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians recently elected its 2015 Tribal Council. Four of the seven Tribal Council seats were up for election. Re-elected were Nicholas H. Fonseca, Hermo Olanio and Regina Cuellar. Bernie Gonzales was newly elected. The three other Tribal Council members are Allan Campbell, Veronica Holmes and Malissa Tayaba. […]

Shingle Springs concert is full of heart

The Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 Shingle Springs Community Center concert will showcase The Random Strangers and Tinge of Ginge featuring Sandi McCrossin. Tinge of Ginge will start at 7 p.m. with great harmonies and fun arrangements of popular songs as McCrossin opens this show. Her band 120 west is a favorite at the center and will […]

Shingle Springs architect designed key restaurants

In high school when most young men were trying to figure out how to play guitar like Keith Richard or come up with the best line to get that gorgeous gal to go to the prom, Jon Westphal was strolling through the neighborhood studying the homes that were under construction. As a freshman at Mira […]

Shingle Springs concert showcases local talent

This months concert at the Shingle Springs Community Center, 4440 South Shingle Road, will feature two exciting local groups — 120 West and No Tipps on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. Guitar duo No Tipps features Eric Parsley and Bob O’Brian. They play a variety of popular songs including some of Parley’s originals. The two […]

Compassionate care found at Shingle Springs Health & Wellness Center

More often than not, medical visits are an unfortunate part of life — partly because they signal that something may be wrong, partly because the experience lacks compassion. The latter, however, is not the case at Shingle Springs Health & Wellness Center. Located at 5168 Honpie Road in the Shingle Springs area (across from Red […]

Musical surprises at Shingle Springs concert

What: Summer Concert Series Who: Jamie Faw, musician Where: Shingle Springs Community Center, 4440 South Shingle Road in Shingle Springs When: Saturday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. Cost: $10 donation Information: 530-626-6274   On Saturday, Aug. 9 the Shingle Springs Community Center, 4440 South Shingle Road in Shingle Springs, is presenting the second in its Summer Concert Series with appearances by the Shadow […]

Shingle Springs school expanding

A Shingle Springs school will hold a groundbreaking ceremony tomorrow in anticipation of expanding after having received funding nine years ago. The California Montessori Project in Shingle Springs, at 4645 Buckeye Road, will hold the ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on a 10-acre parcel to the east of the school, an area Principal Kim Zawilski called […]

Shingle Springs Community Center starts cookin’

“It’s only been 60 years in the making,” said Dan McPherson, president of the Shingle Springs Community Center. He’s talking about the new commercial kitchen facilities at the Community Center. The commercial kitchen boasts a Montague Grizzly six-burner range with two ovens and grill, a colossal True commercial refrigerator, microwave, commercial sink with floor drain, […]

True Shingle Springs Miwoks

EDITOR: Louie L. Smith Sr. was a true Shingle Springs Miwok. He was born in Shingle Springs in 1902 on Oct. 15. He lived in El Dorado County his whole life. He worked at Limestone Mine. He was 88 years old and living with me when he crossed over. My grandfather would be 111 years […]

Shingle Springs Health & Wellness Center: Healthcare for the whole family

When it comes to choosing the right healthcare provider, the doctors and staff at the Shingle Springs Health & Wellness Center know patients aren’t only concerned about themselves — they’re also concerned about their families. That’s why the Shingle Springs Health & Wellness Center is committed to providing personalized, compassionate, high-quality care for the whole […]

Heard over the back fence: Dancing at the Shingle Springs Center

 My pal John Chapman sent the following T-shirt statement: “If at first you don’t succeed, failure might be your thing.” DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY: 
The Shingle Springs Community Center will be hosting dance nights on the first Friday of each month. The next dance is scheduled for Sept. 6 from […]

Two steal money from Shingle Springs laundromat

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the community’s assistance in identifying two suspects who burglarized a Shingle Springs laundromat. On June 16, at about 4 a.m., two unidentified males entered SS Coin Wash on Durock Road in Shingle springs, a press release stated. They wandered the business and were in and out over […]

Shingle Springs residents show up in force for community action meetings

Wednesday’s first round in the growing battle to preserve Shingle Springs as a “rural community” drew 200 local residents to a community action meeting organized by the Shingle Springs Community Alliance, an organization comprising its own members and members of the “No San Stino” and “Stop Tilden Park” movements.

The nearly standing-room-only crowd packed into the Discovery Hills Church at 4 p.m. to hear brief presentations on the goals and objectives of the Alliance and to take part in several interactive projects asking people’s preference on sample designs and standards for future development of the community’s core areas.

Informational posters lined the walls and described scenarios …

Shingle Springs Aussie is the best

Belle Starr is a bitch and she has the trophies to prove it. The 3-year-old Australian Shepherd, “Wookstock’s Belle Starr Little Girl,” won best of breed at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Feb.11. When she’s not on the competition circuit — which now takes up most of her time — Belle romps […]

Montessori school in Shingle Springs educates K-8

A 105-year-old tradition lives on in a Montessori school in El Dorado County. California Montessori Project (CMP), a K-8 Montessori school in Shingle Springs, was opened in 2001 and has been led by Kim Zawilski since its inception. “I always like to say I’ve been involved with the school since before the beginning, because it […]

Shingle Springs man survived suicide planes

On Dec.7, 1941, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Everett Fox Jr. was a junior at El Dorado High School. Two years later the 18-year old was a radar technician aboard the USS Nicholas on his way to Pearl Harbor after enlisting in the Navy with his  friend Charlie Jacquier. After working  six weeks as […]

Residents contesting proposed Shingle Springs developments

Lori Parlin and Frank Verdin are feeling somewhat besieged these days what with the number of new developments being proposed for Shingle Springs. Devoted to the peaceful rural nature of the area where they live, they are looking for others like themselves who don’t want the community to change. “We’re going to get hit hard […]

Shingle Springs WWII vet fixed, improved subs

“We were so lucky,” said 88-year-old Walter Larsen. He’s speaking of the crew of the USS Sperry, a Fulton-class submarine tender that Larsen served on from 1942 to 1944 in the South Pacific.

Larsen, who has lived in El Dorado County for 57 years, was a young shipyard worker at Bethlehem Steel in San Francisco when the attack on Pearl Harbor brought the U.S. into WWII.

“I wanted to enlist and do my duty, but the shipyard said no, I was needed,” he said.

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Original Shingle Springs Miwok

EDITOR: My name is Louie L. Smith III. I am a true Shingle Springs Miwok. The Smith Family is just one of may families that are and always will be Shingle Springs Miwoks. We are all related to the surrounding Miwoks from other counties. We are also known as The El Dorado Miwoks because we […]

Schilling Robotics makes subsea systems in Shingle Springs

At first glance, Shingle Springs seems an unlikely location for a company that manufactures undersea robotic systems. Shingle Springs is at least two hours away from the Pacific Ocean. The products manufactured by Schilling Robotics operate 6,000 meters, or 19,685 feet, undersea, said Schilling Senior Vice President of Operations Paul Whalen in an interview at […]

Shingle Springs Tea Party meeting Aug. 14

Elizabeth Emken, a new conservative candidate for the United States Senate from California, will speak at the next meeting of the Tea Party in the Hills at 7 p.m. on Aug. 14 at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road in Shingle Springs. Free parking, free raffle tickets and freedom of expression will be offered […]

Shingle Springs woman survives rattlesnake bite

Terri Kalem was working in her garden at her Shingle Springs home on the cool morning of June 5, clearing away weeds as tall as a foot and a half. She had taken her left glove off to wipe her brow before getting back to work with her loppers. As she was crouching down to […]

Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians respond

EDITOR: I am the chairman of the federally-recognized Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, and I write in response to the article written by Cole Mayer about litigation involving my Tribe, Cesar Caballero and several individuals who claim tribal affiliation with him (entitled “Chief jailed over tribal name dispute,” published March 30, 2012). The article could […]

Historic Shingle Springs Miwok Tribe

EDITOR: We, the Historic Shingle Springs Miwoks, are appalled by what is taking place by this band of indians who want to be Miwoks. There is only one Shingle Springs Miwok Tribe. All anyone has to do to figure out which tribe is the real Miwok tribe is look at the census records from the […]

Tilden Park in Shingle Springs opposed

EDITOR: Have your heard of Tilden Park? In the name of “smart growth” El Dorado County is in the process of giving a green light to the worst, ill-planned development ever done in Shingle Springs. They want to take 12 acres full of oak trees, an open grass field, rare endangered plants, wetlands and the natural […]

We are the real Shingle Springs Miwok Tribe

EDITOR: We the Historical Shingle Springs Miwok Tribe are appalled by all the publicity. We are a recognized tribe of Congress and Department of Interior. In 1934 the Indian Recognization Act was voted on by recognized tribes all through out the United States. The tribes that voted yes got a rude awakening when they had […]

January 23, 2012 | Posted in Letters | Tagged | 2 Replies

Shingle Springs Community Center reopened and ready for action

A one-two punch of snow on the roof and foam on the floor sidelined the aging Shingle Springs Community Center in 2011. Fortunately, generous local contractors stepped up, inspired by a recently retired school principal and an El Dorado Rose, replacing the roof and floor and adding several key modernizations at no cost. On Jan. […]

January 02, 2012 | Posted in News | Tagged | 1 Reply

Shingle Springs Nissan family business marks 25 years

On Nov. 26, Shingle Springs Nissan, located near Highway 50 and Ponderosa Road in Shingle Springs, celebrated its 25th year as a Nissan dealership. Nissan Motor Co. had identified Shingle Springs and Tucson, Ariz., as two sites for new dealerships. Bob McCarver had worked for a Datsun dealership in Stockton, then bought his own in Modesto. […]

January 06, 2012 | Posted in Secrets of Success 2011 | Tagged | Leave a reply
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