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Trojans scoreboard

Boys Tennis Oak Ridge 6, Pleasant Grove 3 Singles (OR first): Jimmy Giovanni def. Doty, 7-5, 6-1; Nic Atkinson def. Kankis, 6-2, 6-2; Jacob Zetlin def. Roberts, 6-2, 6-1; Simmon Chan def. McBroom, 6-3, 6-2; Charlie Conarro def. Velasco, 6-0, 6-0; Matt Fergerson def. Wagner, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3. Doubles (OR first): Matthew Lai-Scotty Lee def. […]

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Cameron Park, EDH Soroptimists offer grants

Applications are now available for local non-profit and charitable organizations to apply to Soroptimist International of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills for a 2012 financial grant. This annual program, SICP/EDH’s major community service project, offers direct support for specific projects. Applications are available from Pam Greever at PO Box 1193, Shingle Springs 95682, or e-mail […]

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EID has been cutting expenses and employees

EDITOR: EID’s financial metrics in the past decade show a history of rising revenues and rising costs during the tenure of Ane Deister as general manager, which ended on Dec.31, 2007. Following that the history is of dropping revenues and major cost cutting, first by Interim GM Tom Gallier, then on a more comprehensive scope […]

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Billingsley’s Bullets: Finding love in all the wrong places

Bob Billingsley

The magazine “Mental floss” noted the following strange courtship ritual: “The Apple of My Arm: Taking a bite out of this apple really is a sin. At dances in the 19th century, eligible Austrian girls would keep an apple slice crammed under their armpits. When the night ended, the girl would hand the slice to […]

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Highway 50 toll road — then and now

Richard Esposito

Motorists traveling on Highway 50 may not understand the historical relevance of this, the first state road authorized on March 26, 1895. Back then it was referred to as the Lake Tahoe Wagon Road. The 58-mile span of road from present day Newtown Road to the Nevada state line was a toll road until 1886. […]

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Winkler claims self-defense, denied bail

Todd Winkler, the man accused of killing his wife in their Cameron Airpark home on Feb. 28, appeared in court for an arraignment and bail hearing in early March. Winkler claims self-defense, but was denied bail. Winkler, 45, is represented by attorney David Weiner, who described the defendant as an “unusual individual.” Winkler has no […]

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Community Action Council member sought

The El Dorado County Community Action Council currently has one vacancy. The vacancy is to fill one Low-Income Sector membership. The Community Action Council is seeking an individual or agency to represent the interests and concerns of low-income individuals/families residing in El Dorado County. The purpose of the El Dorado County Community Action Council is […]

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