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Knight and Mikulaco go another round

A handful of people watched incumbent District 1 Supervisor John Knight and challenger Ron Mikulaco make their sales pitches to voters last Thursday at the League of Women Voters forum. In this last stretch before the June 5 election Mikulaco has made himself omnipresent in recent weeks, attending public meetings nightly, knocking on doors and often standing at […]

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Billingsley’s Bullets: Don’t allow others to define you

Somewhere along the way, I heard the phrase, “Limiting Beliefs.” As I understand this phrase, it means beliefs that stop you from doing something or beliefs that limit your willingness to test yourself in any new areas of life. • If your mother said you had a lousy singing voice, you probably stopped singing. When Dad […]

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Oak Ridge honors top athletes

SPO_Athletes of the Year

Oak Ridge High School honored their Athletes of the Year Sunday evening. Awards given were: Freshmen Female of the Year Morgan Jones (Water Polo, Basketball, Swim) Freshmen Male of the Year Ryan Sullivan (Football, Basketball, Baseball) Sophomore Female of the Year Jenn Hoffman (Basketball) Sophomore Male of the Year Josh Wellman (Lacrosse, Football) Junior Female of the Year Haley […]

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Ethos Soccer Club announces summer camps

Ethos is pleased to offer several summer soccer camps for U9-U14 players. These camps are designed for players of all skill levels and are open to Rec, Select and Comp players. The camps will provide a fun atmosphere while at the same time delivering an advanced technical training program. Each camp is limited to 16 […]

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Youth Commission seeks new members

Members of the 2011-12 El Dorado County Youth Commission are (in no particular order):  Camille Holland-Cooper, Jana Johnston, Spencer Jones, Girdikhia Kaur, Dakota Keeton, Ashish Nag, Vineetha Ramesh, Jonas Rogers, Nathan Somavarapu and Zachary Somers. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado County Youth Commission needs new members who want to make a difference. As part of the Youth Commission students have the opportunity to make decisions that will impact their community in a positive way. Each student is a representative of a specific district in El Dorado County and work in conjunction with […]

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Poker fundraiser makes a splash

Team parents and supporters get ready to play some poker at the Dealing for Devils fundraiser to benefit the Tasmanian Devils swim team. Courtesy photo

The  third annual Dealing for Devils party fundraiser for the El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils Swim Team was held on Saturday evening at Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills. Team parents and others from the community showed up in record numbers to enjoy gaming, food, wine and music.  The Tasmanian Devils Swim Team is in its 47th year and […]

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Trio of gold at Division I meet

Trojan Sean McHone, seen here earlier in the seson running distance medley, won the 1,600 at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Track and Field Championships. Courtesy photo

Two Bruins, Trojan take 1st ELK GROVE — Ponderosa had two top qualifiers and Oak Ridge one from last week’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Track and Field Championships at Elk Grove High. On the track, Bruin Brittany Anselmo crossed first in the 800 meter race; Trojan Sean McHone led the pack in winning the 1,600; […]

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