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Trojans’ westward trip leads to upset of West

TRACY — Scott Sanchez had a sinking, yet good feeling halfway through the fourth quarter of his Oak Ridge High boys basketball team’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoff opener Wednesday at West. With 5:34 left in the game and West leading 44-42 after forward Robert Mason completed a 3-point play, Trojan guard Sean O’Donnell hit a […]

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Land use meetings set

PLACERVILLE — With several high-level planning projects on the horizon, El Dorado County has created a new webpage and scheduled a series of community meetings to gather public feedback. “Land use planning is a complex recipe of local policies and preferences smashed together with state law and demographic trends,” said Kim Kerr, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer. “The Board of Supervisors […]

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LAFCO seeks new Public Member Alternate

The El Dorado Local Agency Formation Commission will be considering the appointment of an Alternate Public Member to LAFCO who will serve a new four-year term, which will run from May 2012 through May 2016. The Public Member Alternate represents the interests of the citizens and residents of El Dorado County. The alternate fully participates in the […]

No Comment / February 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Another EDH club wrestler headed for TOC

Jack Santina, right, will join fellow El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club teammates at next month's Tournament of Champions. Courtesy photo

This past weekend El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestler Jack Santina qualified for the Tournament of Champions wrestling tournament scheduled at Del Oro High School on March 10. The sixth-grader joins teammates Ryan Campbell, Dylan Chima, Jackson Redhair, Jack Likins, Ricky Eymann and Tofer Lewis, who all have already qualified for the TOC tournament. Jared Horstman a fifth-grade […]

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Publisher’s ink: Chemtrails mystery nothing but hot air?

Richard Esposito

Everyone has seen those contrails streaming across the horizon. Usually the streaks of white condensation tracing behind aircraft dissipate over time. Occasionally the sky appears like quilt patchwork with streaks crisscrossing the atmosphere. I never gave much thought to this unusual sight until recently. A reader stopped by my office to implore the newspaper to […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 16-22

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Robbed Feb. 18: Three men in their 20s were reportedly robbed at gunpoint on Embarcadero Drive. Suspects have been identified. Off to juvi Feb. 18: A 15-year-old boy allegedly struck his mother with a broom and a bottle of cleaning liquid at their Valley […]

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Hands4Hope and Wind make good partners

On a chilly December afternoon local youth from the Hands4Hope youth outreach organization congregated in front of the Wind shelter in Sacramento. Equipped with layers of fleece, the youth entered the shelter, eyeing the place with admiration. There were teenagers everywhere, playing their instruments, talking and ultimately having a good time. The walls were decorated […]

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