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Crime Watch: Jan. 18-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Pipe down Jan. 18: A 16-year-old boy received a citation after he was allegedly caught with a smoking pipe on a Harvard Way school campus. No smoking Jan. 19: A 15-year-old boy will head to court after a deputy reportedly found him in possession […]

No Comment / January 26, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

FLC grads score well in recent survey

Folsom Lake College graduates bring a solid collection of job skills into the local workplace, according to the results of a survey recently commissioned by the college and the Los Rios Center of Excellence. However, the same survey found local employers have difficulty overall finding qualified, well-trained job applicants for some positions in the general […]

No Comment / January 24, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Mayor Howell presents State of the City at Folsom Chamber

Mayor Kerri Howell

A capacity crowd welcomed Mayor Kerri Howell at the first Folsom Chamber of Commerce luncheon of 2012 on Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Lake Natoma Inn. The first woman to serve as mayor since the city was incorporated in 1946, Howell was selected by  fellow City Council members in December. Each of the five members […]

No Comment / January 24, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fire districts look at new deal

The El Dorado Hills Fire Board agreed to the terms of a draft contract to provide “primary incident response” in Latrobe for $25,000 annually. A second proposed contract would provide administrative support for $5,000 per year. The proposals are the result of discussions between El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts and Latrobe Fire Chief […]

No Comment / January 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Roboteers study food safety

Lego roboteers — The “Intellibots” show off their Champions Award won in a Dec. 3 First Lego League competition in Livermore. The team is made up of local seventh through ninth graders. Back row left to right: Rohan Konnur, 14; Monish Ramadoss, 13; Vineeth Somanchi, 14; Shilpa Rao, 13; and Vivian Li, 13. Front row left to right: Rohit Golconda, 14, and Rishi Somanchi, 11. “Bright,” their Lego robot, is not pictured. Courtesy photo

The Intellibots are going to the finals. In just their second year as a Lego Robotics team, three El Dorado Hills ninth graders and four middle schoolers qualified for the Northern California FIRST Lego League Capital District Championships scheduled in Rocklin on Feb. 12. Along they way the students think they’ve figured out how to […]

No Comment / January 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge robotics team goes high-tech

Robotics students watch as one team navigates its robot through the course. Photo by Jason Bross

If the FIRST Tech Challenge Team No. 4238 needs a theme song for its group it might consider the 1979 disco hit “We Are Family” by Sister Sledge. The eight Oak Ridge High School students have worked together for years. Four of the eight — Alex Krueger, Amey Natu, Ben Tucker and Thomas Tucker — first teamed […]

No Comment / January 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Subjeck undefeated at Tim Brown Memorial

Trojan Keaton Subjeck, left, and Oakmont's Peter Santos angle for an opening in their 170-pound title match at Saturday's Tim Brown Memorial Tournament. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Woods, Camilli place second SACRAMENTO — In his 160-pound finals match late Saturday afternoon at the Tim Brown Memorial Wrestling Tournament, Oak Ridge High wrestler Keaton Subjeck was more than anxious to get an early start against Oakmont’s Peter Santos. “I was aggressive throughout the match,” Subjeck said. “He’s a good wrestler.” Subjeck jumped out to a 5-0 lead […]

No Comment / January 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »