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Finally, a bike shop in Town Center

Town Center Bike & Tri owners Wilson and Erin Gorell welcome triathlete Michellie Jones, center, who flew in from San Diego for the El Dorado Hills shop's grand opening Saturday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

For years Town Center Magnate Tony Mansour mentioned a bike shop when describing the types of stores he hoped to see on his main street — Town Center Boulevard. With the recent opening of Town Center Bike & Tri, he’s got a doozy. Located in a high-visibility storefront, which is actually three retail locations spanning […]

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Winsor Point Park is a go

The 1.1 acre weed-patch known as Windsor Point Park will become the green spot that Windsor, Marina and Marina Woods residents were promised when they moved in. Voters approved a $48.50 maximum annual assessment for park upkeep, which means that construction can now go out to bid. The park is located on Francisco Drive at […]

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CSD 2012-13 budget up slightly

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors approved general fund, capital, CC&R and landscaping and lighting assessment budgets for fiscal year 2012-13 during the June 14 board meeting. The fiscal year begins July 1. The full 2012-13 budget package can be found on page 214 of the board’s “Current regular meeting agenda […]

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Foothill Gold earns a spot in the nationals

10U Foothill Gold softball team heads to Nationals next month. Courtesy photo

The 10U Foothill Gold softball team played some incredible softball this weekend at the ASA Metro Association Tournament in Folsom. With three wins, including a hard fought 5-4 victory over the Folsom Freedom, the Gold earned a spot to represent Sacramento in the highly competitive ASA National Tournament July 30 through Aug. 5 in Bloomington, […]

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Taz host Folsom Hills Special Olympics team

Team Folsom Hills Special Olympic Swimmers and coaches pose for a group photo with El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devil swimmers and coaches after an exhibition swim on Saturday, June 16.  Team Folsom Hills heads to the Northern California Special Olympic Summer Games in Davis this weekend. Courtesy photo

Team Folsom Hills Special Olympians participated in a swim exhibition last June 16 alongside the El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team. The event marked the fifth year that both teams have swam the exhibition races together, where an extraordinary partnership has formed between the Taz and Team Folsom Hills. Individual heats showcasing the Special Olympians and […]

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Devils dunk Otters

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils and the Folsom Sea Otters battled during record high temperatures June 16 and the Taz seized a 475-314 victory. Both teams swam hard despite the 104-degree poolside temperature reading. Madison Grinnell, 15, led the women’s division by scoring 16 points. Both Annie Harriman, 18, and Morgan Jones, 14, came away […]

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Young players tackle football basics

Evan Robinson, 10, from El Dorado Hills runs a play at the football camp held last Wednesday at Oak Ridge High School. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Fundamentals taught at 3-day camp Former Oak Ridge football coach Chris Jones feels the best way for young players to pick up the sport is to make sure they have a good experience learning the game’s basics. Jones, now the Vista del Lago varsity coach, and Mark Watson, who served as Trojan head football coach […]

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