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Girl Scout’s delicious dream doubled

Nicole Shedd, a Lake Forest Elementary fourth grader, thought it would be cool for her Girl Scout troop to have their own unique project. After all, her younger brother had just finished building a race car for his Cub Scout den’s Pinewood Derby. Nicole recruited the nine other girls in her El Dorado Hills’ Girl […]

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Alcohol suspected in Francisco Drive rollover

That loud crashing that Marina residents heard on Saturday night was Liza Lombardi rolling her 1995 Nissan Pathfinder off Francisco Drive near Marina Park Drive, according to information from the California Highway Patrol. The 20-year-old woman was driving south on Francisco Drive when she reportedly  failed to negotiate a curve near Marina Park Drive just after […]

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Biz Walk puts feet on street for local businesses

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce hit the bricks Friday afternoon to take the pulse of a local business community struggling for a piece of the sputtering economic recovery. For the fifth year running, or in this case walking, teams of chamber members, county officials and regional chamber partners canvassed El Dorado Hills asking […]

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EDH Marine safe at home

Friday the 13th was a lucky day for Steven Ulrich and his family as they welcomed  their son, Cpl. Steven J. Ulrich, 24, home from Sangin, Afghanistan where he has been deployed since September. Cpl. Ulrich, a sniper scout with the U.S. Marines, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Division returned to his family home in El […]

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Firefighters battle rapids during swift-water training

El Dorado Hills firefighters spent some time on the South Fork’s Troublemaker rapids last week but the real trouble came when they invited Village Life on a boat ride. Ever heard the phrase “taco shelling a boat?” The related dousing I received was all in the name of training as local firefighters teamed up with […]

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A taste of success

Vanilla ice cream in a caramel lattice cup topped with a cinnamon tortilla chip won the judges’ votes at the third annual Trojan Iron Chef Competition held last week. Oak Ridge High School juniors Mishelle Eberhard, 17, and Angelina Truscelli, 17, took top honors with this delicious creation, paired with their homemade salsa and tortilla […]

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Lady Trojans lacrosse pens Broncos

After losing rough games to Granite Bay and Marin Catholic, the Oak Ridge girls lacrosse team came to a crossroads. “We were really struggling to find our identity throughout the beginning of the season,” Trojan coach Ed Holton said. Taking huge steps toward finding that identity Friday night, Oak Ridge pummeled visiting Bella Vista 14-3 […]

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