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A powerful Force wins championship

The Force is with them — The El Dorado Hills Force is: Nikolas Salcido, Ben Mehl, Cole Armstrong, Jack Samrick, John Hayward, front row; Will Bricca, Kyle Burns, Sean Michael, Nicolas Ecaterinis, Caden Shoemake, Ben Asperheim, middle row; and coaches Martin Roberts, Greg Bricca and Brian Samrick. Courtesy photo

Culminating a successful first year in competitive soccer, the El Dorado Hills Force took the CYSA U9 Boys District 6 Championship last week by winning the Commissioner’s Cup in Elk Grove. Facing a talented squad from the 49er United Soccer Club of Auburn for the third time in a tournament final this year, the Force […]

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Kids need concrete tools to combat bullying

The American Journal of Public Health reports suicides have surpassed car crashes as the nation’s leading cause of injury-related deaths. Even our own community has been hit hard by suicide with the untimely deaths of three young Oak Ridge students this year alone. The too common stories of troubled American teens at large are getting […]

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12 days of fitness

Sue Spencer

By Sue Spencer The holidays are here! It is so easy to get caught up in the madness of shopping, parties and trips to grandma’s house that before we know it we haven’t exercised in weeks — and yet we’re exhausted! With January right around the corner it becomes very tempting to say “I’ll start next month.” […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 29 through Dec. 3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Parked and targeted Nov. 29: Someone broke into a vehicle parked on Park Drive. Teen victimized Nov. 29: A 16-year-old girl reported a petty theft on Golden Eagle Lane. Making a return Nov. 29: A woman flagged down deputies in Town Center to report […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: December

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Mailbox spree Dec. 1: Thieves opened multiple Fairway Drive mailboxes and stole their contents. Theft Dec. 2: A petty theft was reported on Coach Lane. Can’t get in Dec. 3: Someone tried to burglarize a locked vehicle parked on La Crescenta Drive. Tee’d off […]

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It’s her lucky day

On a scale of 1 to 10, Gwen Danley's family says she's a 12! Left to right are Grandma Dee Danley-Brown, Dad Chris Danley, Gwen and Mom Karen Kukoda. The family will celebrate Gwen's 12th birthday on Dec. 12 with a spaghetti dinner. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Gwen Danley turns 12 on 12-12-12 “It was a master plan made 13 years ago,” Karen Kukoda joked about her daughter’s 12th birthday on Dec. 12, 2012. All kidding aside, the Rolling Hills Middle School sixth-grader said, “It’s cool.” And since 12-12-12 is the last repetitive date most of us alive today will ever see […]

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El Dorado Hills Community Vision honors youth

The sixth annual Youth STAR Awards, sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition, recognizes local youth for their outstanding contributions to community through leadership, mentoring, participation, and volunteerism. “It is fundamental to our mission to recognize young people for their contributions to their communities, schools, organizations and especially for their service to others,” said DJ […]

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