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Arm wrestling comes to El Dorado Hills

Look into my eyes — Barbers Shane Patterson and David Aviles practice for the upcoming arm wrestling competition sponsored by their boss, World Famous Barber Jon. The family event will be held at 6 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the El Dorado Saloon, and will benefit the SPEAR. Courtesy photo

Some very fit guys will pair up, hold hands and stare into each other’s eyes during a special competition at the El Dorado Saloon on Saturday, Aug. 18. The event sponsor and master of ceremonies is the flamboyant and world famous (by self-proclamation) Barber Jon Rivera, a local character so colorful that he keeps a […]

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Santa Cruz Court home burns

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The second major El Dorado Hills structure fire in what has become a hot and dangerous fire season destroyed a La Cresta Village home on Aug. 8. The family of four was home at the time and escaped unharmed, but their two small dogs succumbed to smoke and perished. El Dorado Hills firefighters were dispatched […]

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Oak Ridge abuzz on first day

In a break from past opening day schedules, Oak Ridge High School started on Thursday last week. First period was crossed off the schedule, allowing plenty of time for some old school social networking in the quad, where the impromptu reunion included chest thumps, gossip and lots of hugs. The overall atmosphere was one of […]

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El Dorado Hills Crime Watch: Aug. 2-8

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Can’t come in Aug. 2: Would-be thieves reportedly tried to force entry into a Valley View Parkway apartment. Businesses rocked Aug. 2: Someone used rocks to bust a window and damage a door at two Francisco Drive businesses. Evolutionary misstep Aug. 2: Deputies arrested […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: August

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Royal pain Aug. 1: Vandals struck on Royal Park Drive. Got it back Aug. 1: A 40-year-old woman reported her cell phone stolen on Cameron Park Drive. She later recovered the phone. Chase them down Aug: 2: A Chasen Drive resident reported a burglary. […]

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Thunder breaks the competition

El Dorado Hills Thunder U12 girls soccer team celebrates its tourney win. Pictured with their medals are: back, left to right: Coach Steve Banks, Jessica Sanders, Abby LaComb, Madison Shepherd, Kendall Banks, Rachel Fong, Taylor Gann, Sydney Gunderson, Jessica Wedworth and Coach Steve Bonal; front, left to right: Lexie Likins, Kianna Bonal, Sophia Vardas, Emily Fagundes, Kelcie Bonal and, Brynn Thomas. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Thunder U12 girls soccer team took part in the Santa Cruz Breakers Cup Soccer Tournament on August 4-5 and came home as champions in the Gold Division. The Thunder defeated the Cal Blues Shock 3-0 to take first place. This is the team’s second tournament win this summer, having won the CUFA […]

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‘Alice in Wonderland’ fills Sutter Street Theatre with magic

Alice (Hannah Hurst), left, and the Mad Hatter (Brady Tait) have an unusual tea party in "Alice in Wonderland" at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“Alice in Wonderland” returns for its fourth visit to the stage of Sutter Street Theatre. Previous productions have filled the house and received Elly nominations and awards of excellence. “Alice” is performed by only four actors including, Brady Tait, reprising his roles as five different characters.  Hannah Hurst is also reprising her role as the […]

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