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Trojan and Bruin booters play to a tie

Alex Ghilarducci knew time was limited for her Oak Ridge High girls soccer team to score in Wednesday’s intra-county Delta River League match against visiting Ponderosa. The senior midfielder took charge after a Julia Crawford pass to fire a shot into the net in the 76th minute to end the game in a 1-1 draw. “I ran […]

No Comment / March 22, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tiny puppy making a big impression

Tiny Beyonce was the runt in a litter of five. The Grace Foundation is caring for this puppy, her siblings and her mom. Photo courtesy of EDDOG

Two-week-old Beyonce, who is not much bigger than a business card, has escaped the jaws of death four times. Saturday the puppy made her national television debut on Good Morning America. Thanks to The Grace Foundation, an El Dorado Hills-based animal rescue group, and local publicity little Beyonce is quite possibly now the most famous […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Canine dental care giving me a toothache

Richard Esposito

Sobbing from examination room No. 2 at Sierra Animal Hospital reminded my wife and me that pets, like all other living things, don’t live forever. Moments earlier, a gentleman carrying his dog in his arms joined his wife in the room and the door closed behind him. The sobbing from inside the room brought tears […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

‘The Color Purple’ triumphs

"The Color Purple" comes to Three Stages next month. Courtesy photo

 It was 30 years ago this year that “The Color Purple,” Alice Walker’s powerful novel, was originally published. It won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for fiction; it went on to be adapted into a film by Steven Spielberg. As a Broadway production — originally produced by Oprah Winfrey and Quincy Jones — the […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Energy efficiency biz comes to EDH

Dave Sipes, Bob Wellman and Allan Priest want to help you make your home more energy efficient. They recently opened EnergyWise Solutions Inc. in El Dorado Hills and Sacramento. Courtesy photo

EnergyWise Solutions Inc. announces the formal opening of its offices in Sacramento and El Dorado Hills. Formed by a trio of professionals from El Dorado Hills, Dave Sipes (GC), Allan Priest (REM) and Robert Wellman (MBA), EnergyWise Solutions is a residential energy assessment and retrofit firm. “We know energy costs will continue to rise over […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Star student: Hannah Dardano

Everyone wants to congratulate Hannah at a recent Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting! Back row left to right: Dad Curt Dardano, Rotary Club President Jeff England, Oak Meadow Principal Barbara Narez, Buckeye Superintendent David Roth, teacher Sue Burkland, brother Christian Dardano and grandmother Loretta Reinick. Front row left to right: Sister Adalyn Dardano, step-mom Marlo Dardano, sister Grace Dardano, Student of the Month Hannah Dardano, mom Rachael Dardano and brother Julian Dardano. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

School officials and El Dorado Hills Rotarians recently honored Hannah Dardano as Student of the month. Oak Meadow fifth-grade teacher Sue Burkland said Hannah capably handles conflicts between her peers as a conflict manager and is always asking questions. “Hannah has this thirst for knowledge,” Burkland explained. “She’s just a great all-around person I’m so […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH wrestlers place well in tourneys

EDH wrestlers Bobby Mello, Mikey Mello, Kaden West and Ricky Eymann goof off during a recent tournament. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club grapplers represented well at recent tournaments. At Folk Style State at Seland Arena in Fresno, March 17 & 18 Third-grader Justin Lamson made it to the finals and placed 2nd. Second-grader Ty Freehill placed 3rd First-grader Scotty Moore place 4th Fourth-grader Kaden West Placed 6th Sixth-grader Ryan Redhair 4-2 (won […]

No Comment / March 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »