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Tennis: Lady Trojans survive quarterfinals scare

FOLSOM — The Oak Ridge girls tennis team advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section semifinals after Monday’s 5-4 win over Armijo at the Broadstone Racquet Club but it wasn’t easy. After the Trojans cruised to singles wins behind No. 1 Tori Trylovich and No. 3 Teja Chalamcherla in the daylight, the stubborn Monticello Empire League champs […]

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Neuropsychologist from EDH tapped for national concussion experts panel

Catherine Broomand, PhD, ABPP-CN

A neuropsychologist with Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center has been named to a federal government panel of experts that seeks to improve the health of youths with traumatic brain injury. Catherine Broomand, PhD, ABPP-CN, is one of 58 members who serve on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Workgroup to Improve Clinical Care of […]

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Huge flag touched post-9/11 El Dorado Hills

During the turbulent days following Sept. 11 attacks Mike Murray, left, fabricated a makeshift, over-sized flagpole and raised a giant American flag on the hill above Blue Shield in El Dorado Hills. Town Center magnate Tony Mansour, center, and Louis Mansour, right, encouraged the project, which stopped traffic on U.S. 50 and stood for more than a year before being replaced with the smaller, properly anchored, county-compliant pole and flag that stands today. Murray recently donated one of the original over-sized flags to the Mansours, who plan to display it in the California Welcome Center. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Local icon inspired by Iwo Jima photo Heavy construction contractor Mike Murray wants no credit for the prominent American flag standing sentry at the westerly entrance to El Dorado Hills — a symbol of community patriotism that’s visible for miles in each direction. We can allow that modesty for the current, properly anchored and regulation-compliant […]

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Union Mine offers limited open enrollment

El Dorado Union High School District officials announced that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2013–14 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. Applicants […]

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Veterans Day event honors Mote, Korean War vets

The Friends of the El Dorado County Veterans Monument host the seventh annual Veterans Day ceremony in celebration of the nation’s veterans 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Monument at the El Dorado County Government Center, 360 Fair Lane, Placerville. The ceremony commences with the call to order and presentation of the colors. […]

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it’s Kids Time in Town Center

it's Kids Time owner Jonna Keledjian checks in with Natalie Mulert, 4, left, and Kaylin Keledjian, 4, at the Tick Tock preschool. Photo by Roberta Long

What are parents to do with little children when their working hours are irregular, they have no family members or nannies to cover for them, and daycare hours are not flexible? That was the situation Jonna Keledjian of El Dorado Hills faced daily with her three children — Ashlyn, now 10; Lauren, 7; and Kaylin, 4. […]

No Comment / November 04, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Oak Ridge knocks out Marauders

Looking to polish off a landmark 9-1 season, Oak Ridge did just that Friday, exhausting visiting Jesuit 28-14 behind power running and a quick-strike passing attack. The Trojans’ Senior Night and Homecoming victory clinched a home playoff game next week while eliminating the Marauders from the postseason picture. “We knew that they were going to […]

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