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Oak Ridge girls win 1st D-1 title

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Both Oak Ridge and Ponderosa closed out the regular season with Thursday’s intra-county match at the Millennium SportsClub. The Lady Trojans, who finished tied with St. Francis atop the Delta River League standings, defeated the Bruins 7-2. Troy’s victory was their first Division I championship and meant the team hosts the Troubadours […]

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Pondo soccer gets past Trojans

SHINGLE SPRINGS — In vying for a potential postseason spot, host Ponderosa had to earn it against arch-rival Oak Ridge Thursday. “Oak Ridge always comes out strong and with a lot of effort,” Bruin coach Greg Spangler said after his Bruins were able to pull out a gritty 1-0 Delta River League soccer win over the […]

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A dose of Dan: Stretch in a new direction

Thirteen months ago, I ruptured my right Achilles heel playing basketball. Needless to say, the injury altered my life. Aside from the surgery, recovery and rehabilitation over the ensuing months, the injury caused me to reevaluate my exercise regimen. For the previous 15 years, my exercise regimen primarily focused on running. Getting my miles in […]

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Billingsley’s Bullets: Cherokee life lessons

During the last two years, I have taught classes regarding Cherokee philosophy at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. While researching Cherokee history and philosophy, I created the following list of Cherokee life lessons, which I believe we can utilize to improve our everyday lives: • We learn more from negative experiences. • To enjoy […]

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Things get mysterious at Sutter Street Theatre

Brent Dirksen and Brady Tait starr as the dynamic duo of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

FOLSOM — See the humorous adventures of Sherlock Holmes as he battles the nefarious Dr. Moriarty in Sutter Street Theatre’s production of “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.” Directed and staged by the award winning Mike Jimena, this production — written by B Street Theatre’s Jerry Montoya — has only been seen once at its premier […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream enchants

Love potions and fairies come to Ponderosa High School in the Drama Department’s performance of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The play depicts love gone amuck when Puck, a servant to King Oberon, gives unwitting subjects a love potion while they sleep … with hilarious results. True love does win out and the audience will […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 11-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Potty break Oct. 11: Deputies arrested a 49-year-old woman on suspicion of public intoxication after it was reported the suspect was seen drinking alcohol in a public restroom on Park Drive. Chillin’ in the car Oct. 12: A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion […]

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