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Bruins stun Trojans with buzzer-beater

Trojan Joss Simms drives to the basket. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Ponderosa-Oak Ridge boys basketball rivalry has always been heated with tense games that go down to the wire. Friday’s game was no exception as the Bruins stormed back from 14 down in the fourth quarter and won 52-51 as Josh Hufford converted a 15-foot shot at the buzzer for Ponderosa’s first victory against the […]

No Comment / February 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Latrobe/EDH fire agreement is a done deal

The El Dorado Hills Fire District will share initial dispatch responsibility for an estimated 60 emergency calls in Latrobe each year with the Latrobe Fire Protection District under the terms of a agrrement that both district boards approved last week. The annual cost to Latrobe is $25,000. The agreement formalizes and strengthens a role that […]

No Comment / February 19, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Defining ‘dead’ and ‘drunk’

Richard Esposito

It’s a typical Friday afternoon. You’re working at your desk when suddenly an employee in customer service informs you there’s a homeless man at the front counter requesting to see you. What’s an open-door policy for if the door isn’t open to everyone? You recognize the gentleman. Some label him homeless but in reality he […]

No Comment / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

People Talk: How do you like to enjoy your glass of wine?

Asked at the Syrah Day event hosted by the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce.  

No Comment / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Get crackin': Buy tickets for EDH Rotary crab feed

Eat all you want — The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills hosts its annual crab feed Saturday, March 8. Photo by Deborah Cheramie

Attention crab lovers: The crab feed of the year returns Feb. 25. The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills hosts its annual crab feed from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills Community Service District gym, 1021 Harvard Way, where guests will enjoy great food, a fabulous silent auction, live music, dance lessons and […]

No Comment / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »

The audience will have a BLAST! at this show

BLAST! is a novel art form evolved from the showmanship of outdoor pageantry and the energy of a world-class marching band. Three Stages hosts BLAST! March 17 & 18. Courtesy photo

Winner of both Tony and Emmy Awards, BLAST! brings together 35 brass, percussion and visual performers in a unique explosion of music and theatre. Born on athletic fields across the nation, BLAST! is a novel art form evolved from the showmanship of outdoor pageantry and the energy of a world-class marching band. BLAST! will perform […]

No Comment / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Billingsley’s bullets: Inner joy is up to you

Bob Billingsley

The more I live, the more I believe that what we think about becomes who we are. In other words, we choose our inner world. Our thoughts create our inner world, not outside sources. Those who worry a lot create an inner world full of stress, fear, and pessimism. Their inner world never relaxes because […]

No Comment / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »