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EDH massage therapist accused of sexual battery

An El Dorado Hills massage therapist has been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment and sexual battery. Detectives arrested Patrick Lockard, 46, of Shingle Springs on Sept. 5, according to an El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department press release, which also states that woman reported that she had been receiving a massage from Lockard at Massage […]

No Comment / September 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge overwhelms D’backs

Soccer-Ball

In an intra-county nonleague match in which both squads tried different schematics, the Oak Ridge Trojan soccer team bowled over visiting Union Mine 8-0. “We played well, but there is a lot to work on before league play starts,” Oak Ridge coach Henry Reis said. The host Trojans got on the board early last Tuesday, […]

No Comment / September 05, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Discover ‘The Secret Garden’

By bringing "The Secret Garden" to life, Mary Lennox helps her family mend their broken hearts. The musical is now playing at Imagination Theater. Courtesy photo

Imagination Theater’s production of  “The Secret Garden: runs through Sunday, Sept 30. Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnet, “The Secret Garden tells” the story of Mary Lennox, a lonely little girl who is sent to live with her uncle Archibald in Yorkshire, England, after being orphaned by a cholera epidemic in India. Still grieving over the loss […]

No Comment / September 05, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Uncategorized | Read More »

Flames welcome home returning soldier

Senior Master Sgt. Chris Estep was greeted by the Flames and an American flag when he returned home after serving in Afghanistan. Courtesy photo

Prospector’s U9 Girls Flames took time from their soccer tournament last month to welcome home Senior Master Sgt. Chris Estep, who is the uncle of a Flame goalie. Estep served in the Kunduz Province of Afghanistan, where he and his team worked with provincial and district judges and prosecutors to help them facilitate their own […]

1 Comment / September 05, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

County students perform well above state average

El Dorado County students again performed significantly higher than the state average on the 2012 California Standards Tests in all academic areas. The CST, a part of the California State Standardized Testing and Reporting Program, measures student knowledge based on the California Academic Content Standards, which are among the most rigorous in the nation. In […]

No Comment / September 05, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Publisher’s ink: Ammo Depot just a ‘sign’ of the times

School officials with the El Dorado Union High School District shot themselves in the foot after making the decision to turn over Ammo Depot’s sign on the Ponderosa High School stadium scoreboard. The advertisement was purchased by the Rancho Cordova business to promote the store and help sponsor the school’s football program. Brandon Lungren is […]

1 Comment / September 04, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Jamboree rollover victim dies

Rachel Gray

Rachel Anne Gray, the woman critically burned in an accident on the Rubicon Trail during the Jeepers Jamboree, has died. Longtime friend and family liaison Chris Patton confirmed that Gray, 21, of El Dorado Hills, died Sept. 1 at 11:45 p.m. Leesa Williams, Gray’s mother, wrote on the Facebook page for Gray: “Rachel’s family needs […]

1 Comment / September 04, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »