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Take advantage of the homebuyer tax credit now

The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 has extended the tax credit of up to $8,000 for qualified first-time homebuyers purchasing a principal residence. T ...

County officials eye grants for homeless health care

Health officials last week received the blessing of county supervisors to pursue grant money to provide health care to the homeless. Health officials hope to use up to $40,000 in ...

Market Matters: Price shouldn't be only consideration when buying

In response to last week’s column, I received an interesting e-mail from a local loan broker who suggested sellers use some creativity. The broker refreshed my memory regarding ...

The Real McCoy: What is the deal with home loan rates?

Dear Kari, My wife and I have been saving up for a long time to buy a house and we feel now is a good time to take that big step. We have $38,000 saved up for our down payment. W ...

Swing for this Empire Ranch home

If you’re in the market for a spacious family home located right on the golf course of one of Folsom’s most sought after communities, look no further than 1537 Freswick Drive. ...

Americans for Prosperity chief to speak in Folsom

Peter C. Foy, Chairman, Americans for Prosperity California, will be the guest speaker at the next gathering of The American River Republican Women Federated. The group meets on M ...

Burger business sizzling in El Dorado Hills

Eman and Rose Askari, owners of the recently opened Fireside Burgers restaurant in the food court plaza below El Dorado Hills’ Regal cinema, sizzle in their thinking as much as i ...

El Dorado County Crime Log, Feb. 16-25

Feb. 25 Donald Blackwelder, 56, was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication at 5:20 p.m. on Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs. Feb. 23 William Sinclair, 27, was arreste ...

Communty Portrait: Optometrist keeps eye on the future

Dr. Robert “Bob” Hoffman focuses on his vision for the future of his family and community. “It was a real milestone. It doesn’t feel like it’s been 20 years,” Hoffman ...

Critics seek El Dorado County charter's repeal

Editor’s note: This is the conclusion of a three-part series looking at the county’s charter review. To read the previous installments, visit edhtelegraph.com. Critics charge t ...