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Folsom veteran parade salutes newest generation of warriors

About 3,000 spectators are expected to line the streets at Folsom’s 11th annual Wayne Spence Veterans Parade, featuring marching bands and drill teams, Shriner mini cars, floats and flag waving veteran, scout and youth groups. The parade begins at 9 a.m. in front of the Home Goods store on East Bidwell Street and follows East Bidwell, […]

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Cameron Park bank robbed; suspect sought

A bank robber waves around a gun at Umpqua Bank in Cameron Park last week. Authorities think the same man robbed the same bank earlier this year.

CAMERON PARK — Authorities have turned to the public for help in apprehending the suspect in possibly two Cameron Park bank robberies. The Umpqua bank at 4011 Plaza Goldorado was robbed at gunpoint at 9:43 a.m. on Nov. 7. El Dorado County sheriff’s Lt. Bryan Golmitz confirmed for Mother Lode News that investigators are currently […]

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American River Lacrosse teams take on the Bay Area

The American River Lacrosse Girl's High School team coached by Nathan Hendel and Eldoré Wood outlasted the competition at the Bay Area Bonanza tournament. Courtesy photo

The American River Lacrosse Girl’s High School team won first place in its division at the Bay Area Bonanza tournament held in Dublin Nov. 5 and 6. They were undefeated throughout the tournament, winning five games against lacrosse teams from Bay Area clubs BearLax, Bay Area Wave, Triple Threat and the Bonanza “House” team. The […]

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OR cross country qualifies for Friday’s section cross country meet

The Sac-Joaquin Section sub-section meet, held Saturday at Frogtown in Angels Camp, hosted cross country teams vying for berths in Friday’s section meet, the final qualifier for the Nov. 25 CIF State Meet on Fresno’s Woodward Park course. Just 10 boys varsity teams and 10 girls varsity teams in each of five divisions qualified along […]

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People Talk: What makes a championship team?

Asked of the Rolling Hills girls eighth-grade volleyball team, which recently won its second Foothill Athletic League championship.  

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Veterans Day event

The Friends of the Veterans Monument will host the seventh annual Veterans Tribute in honor of the sacrifices and service of the men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States of America The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument, 360 […]

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Reflections of a Vietnam War veteran

Pete Schwieder joined the Army after high school.

By Pete Schwieder Special to Village Life  Each year at this time as Veterans Day approaches it seems as if I am forced to remember the time that I spent in Vietnam. My mind tells me to forget the lives taken in combat and the lives of my friends who killed as well. But, my […]

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